J.R. Gonzalez

J.R. Gonzalez

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  • J.R. Gonzalez
    Published 2 years ago
    Five Things We Want From the XFL

    Five Things We Want From the XFL

    The XFL is making a comeback like a zombie from The Walking Dead. Instead of infecting you with a deadly virus, the XFL is looking to infect you with patriotism and love for football. Vince McMahon's new project aims to take some of the viewers that the NFL has been losing over the last couple of years. Protests, changes to the rules & politics have discouraged some fans from watching the NFL. One of the ways that McMahon looks to vulture some of these fans is to "eliminate" politics from football. In the new XFL, the players will be required to stand for the National Anthem & any type of protest will be done on the player's personal time. This, making the game faster, & fan participation are some of the changes that McMahon promises that would make football great again. But what are some actual changes that the average NFL fan, or even just a TV fan, would like to see on the XFL? Here are five things that the XFL could do to make me want to watch their games:
  • J.R. Gonzalez
    Published 3 years ago
    Is Too Much Information Ruining Sci-fi & Superhero Movies?

    Is Too Much Information Ruining Sci-fi & Superhero Movies?

    The "Nerd/Geek" community (my community) is one of the more committed fan bases out there when it comes to their content. It doesn't matter whether it is a rumor of a new TV show coming out or if Superman is going to have a mullet on the new Justice League movie, the community needs to know. This could be either be considered simple curiosity or excitement over something that fans hold dear to their hearts. The problem rises when this mere curiosity or excitement changes into fanatic search and obsessive nitpicking over every single detail of possible information. This brings up the question. Is there such a thing as too much information? Yes, there is. The trailers, the rumors, the pics and of course the never-ending leaks. Too much information (in my personal opinion) can somehow dilute what the movie experiences should be.
  • J.R. Gonzalez
    Published 3 years ago
    Netflix & Kill—Review: 'Castlevania'

    Netflix & Kill—Review: 'Castlevania'

    Castlevania is an incredible animated show that I never want to see as a live feature. The Netflix-exclusive show based on the video game series is exactly what you need if you like a smart, gory and well-told story. The show takes the legend of Dracula and it gives it a unique angle. This angle shows Vlad Dracula Tepes not as a monster that feeds on the living. Instead, the audience can see Dracula as a husband whose world is shattered after the church burns his wife at the stake.
  • J.R. Gonzalez
    Published 3 years ago
    Mixtape Heat: Quentin Miller's 'Falco'

    Mixtape Heat: Quentin Miller's 'Falco'

    Life is not about how many times you fall down but about how many times you get back up. Quentin Miller is not about to let a terrible accident keep him down. The Atlanta rapper was involved in a car accident last September. This accident led to Miller having to have one of his legs amputated from the calf down. Ever since the incident, Miller has been using a prosthetic leg. Tyrion Lannister once said "Never forget what you are. The rest of the world will not. Wear it like armor, and it can never be used to hurt you." Quentin Miller seems to be embracing that idea with the name of his latest mixtape Falco. Falco is a character from the video game series Star Fox. Falco is the wingman to Fox McCloud and Falco just happens to have metal legs. Just like Falco, Quentin Miller is ready to takeoff and shoot for the stars.
  • J.R. Gonzalez
    Published 3 years ago
    Review: Vince Staples 'Big Fish Theory'

    Review: Vince Staples 'Big Fish Theory'

    Big Fish Theory is one of the examples of the evolution and diversity of hip-hop. The album is something that your average hip-hop fan might not be compelled to listen at first but they should. The production of the album is different and innovative. In combination with the wittiness and intelligence of the bars of Vince Staples it makes for an amazing project. Big Fish Theory proves that you can make great music without trying to fit into one specific genre or approval of your peers.
  • J.R. Gonzalez
    Published 3 years ago
    Who Should Play Carnage In the Venom Movie?

    Who Should Play Carnage In the Venom Movie?

    We got our bad guy for "Venom". It was recently announced that the main antagonist for the Venom movie will be the symbiote, Carnage. Venom, who is being played by actor Tom Hardy, is considered to be the source or "father" for the creation of Carnage. Carnage is an alien symbiote that attaches himself to psychopath murderer Cletus Kasady.