We should change the name of this county to
ďNo County for Good Movies.Ē I want to see No Country For Old
Men more than Iíve ever wanted anything in my life, but our
theater either fails miserably at acquiring movies or makes really
bad business decisions.
So Journeymanís last episode airs this
Wednesday. Last week I was pretty upset about the showís
cancellation, but after last episodeís foray into astrology and
mysticism and other bullshit, I think itís all for the best. It
feels like shooting a horse thatís broken its leg. Itís time
to put you down, Journeyman. Itís only going to get uglier from
here on out.
Thereís nothing I hate more than getting
cheated out of good science fiction. When promising sci-fi turns
to fantasy to explain everything, itís no longer science fiction
at all and it really hurts the whole genre. Itís the writers
admitting that itís impossible to write good sci-fi without
taking supernatural shortcuts.
I donít hate Journeyman, I just feel that
if it hadnít got cancelled, the best it couldíve hoped for was
mediocrity. The characters and stories are still strong, but the
overarching plot and premise took a complete nosedive. What was
the most promising show of the season became the biggest
With the writerís strike still going strong, most of
our favorite shows are going to be ending in the next month or so.
With nothing but reruns on the air, I encourage everyone to start
writing Disappointmentville fan fiction to pass the time. Donít
forget to send it in, so we can use your ideas on the site and we
wonít have to write comics anymore!