Usually when a commercial makes me spit coffee all over my laptop, it’s because I find something hilarious or disturbing about the subtext. This one is less subtle. Not that there aren’t questions. Are we supposed to think that their … Continued
Monthly Archives: October 2008
There exist within the horror genre certain films that are concerned less with scaring you than with making you question the essential goodness of mankind. I don’t really want to write about most of these movies, because it means that … Continued
If you’re any kind of a geek, you’re currently saying to yourself, “But wait, isn’t George Romero the undisputed creator of the modern zombie?” Night of the Living Dead did indeed make zombies into one of our collective nightmares. But … Continued
We’ve done a lot of Overthinking(tm) of back story on this site. From Gossip Girl to Batman to Sex and the City, we desperately want to know where our fictional heroes came from. We want to be able to relate … Continued
Overthinking It thinks there may be something to this Twitter malarkey we’ve been hearing so much about on the series of tubes. So we decided to see for ourselves. Follow us @overthinkingit.
Matthew Wrather is joined by Matthew Belinkie and Mark Lee to overthink: What constitutes a hotline Why nobody cares about Synecdoche, New York Our status as high priests of popular culture and the moral imperatives of same Absence of odor … Continued