Marvel Cinematic Universe Watchalong

mcuphase1Last month, I got a crazy idea. It all started on the fourth of July. Two of my friends had a bunch of people over for a barbecue. There were burgers and brats from the grill, salads, fruit, and homemade meringues. A couple of episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic were brought up so I watched my first-ever full episode of that followed by my second-ever episode. We had then settled into being inside people and wanted something else to watch. The most thematically-appropriate thing we could think of to watch was Captain America: The First Avenger because we are a bunch of nerds and it seemed patriotic enough. Continue reading

The Wire Watchalong: Season 4, Episodes 1, 2, and 3

TheWireSeason4Welcome to the Inanimate Blog watchalong for The Wire. Every week we’ll be watching two episodes and posting our thoughts. We’re not recapping each episode in detail; that’s what Wikipedia is for. This week is Season 4, Episodes 1, 2, and 3.


Sam: A fresh, new season! We’ve made it all the way to season 4! As a quick programming note, since season 4 has 13 episodes, we have to bunch three together somewhere. Since less stuff typically happens in the first episodes than the last, we’re doing episodes 1-3 together now and will proceed with the typical two episodes per post from here on out. In related news, after these episodes, we only have 20 episodes left in the whole series! Continue reading