Sunday, April 22, 2018

Westworld Season 2 Premiers Tonight

Season 1 had some flaws (and fans pretty much figured it out long before the season finale), but overall HBO's Westworld was a smart science fiction adaption and update of the original Michael Crichton film on the moral and social implications of AI. Season 2 premiers tonight and I am hopeful it will be better. 

Deadline: Season 2, Episode 1 (Spoilers)

CNET: Westworld: Three things the HBO show should borrow from the original movie

EBL: Weinstein and Evan Rachel Wood, Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Talulah Riley, Crazy Westwood Episode

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Ingrid Bolsø Berdal

Westworld or Westeros? Is it all just a Delos simulated reality?  

FMJRA and Rule 5

The Daley Gator: Daley Babe

Woodsterman: Women In Uniform

Animal Magnetism: Gingermageddon

Goodstuffs Cyber World: 226th Edition

American Power: Aly Raisman's Photo Shoot

Hogewash: Where The Nebulas Have No Name

Victory Girls: Self Defense is a basic human right

The Feral Irishman: For The Compound Bow Connoisseur

Dispatches from the Camp of the Saints: Coup and the Gang

The Right Way: Rule 5 Link-O-Rama and R Lee Ermey Has Died

Daily Caller: Return of Westworld Season II and Samantha Hoopes

A View From The Beach: Overpriced and Fake News and Sea Nomads

Proof Positive : Best of the WebAlison Haislip!, and Claudine Longet!

Political Clown Parade : Career Counseling and Flowing Curves Of Beauty

Rush Limbaugh: Trump Investigation Hoax Unravels and Hillary Brain Sex?

Diogenes Middle Finger News: A Good Monday Morning and Fishnet Friday

Ninety Miles From Tyranny: Hot Pick, Girls With Guns and Morning Mistress

AoSHQ: EMT75th Anniversary of Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and Catty French

Lem's Place: Fresno State's Randa Jarrar and Bernie is not too simpatico to Hillary's complaints

Pirate's Cove: Sorta Blogless Sunday Pinup and If All You See Is This... or This, or This, or This, or This, or This

Rabid Republican Blog: You don't know about Einhorn? and Another Florida School Shooting (this one with a different ending)

Powerline: McCabe will sue Trump for defamation (good luck with that, what a maroon) and Swedes Sour On Immigration

Instapundit: Get Woke, Go Broke Fresno CollegeStormy Daniels Make America Horny AgainCatty, and Jim Comey's #MeToo

Tri City Herard: A Syrian Muslim refugee man in eastern Washington State stabs wife 23 times in front of their children (she must have done something to warrant that)

Mark Steyn: I am undocumented SpartacusCRTV vs. SteynChappaquiddickLong Night Of The KnivesThe Real Obstruction of Justice, and Typhoid and Tambourines

TOM: Hillary, Democrats, and the Blame GameStop Laughing and Call The CopsTumblrina SJW Trauma DramaWords mean things, Part II,  Tax Exempt Terrorism Soros Style3000 anti American Google employeesFrankenstein's ChildrenDear @MeghanEMurphyCalifornication, ContinuedCrazy People Are Dangerous and The Not So Secrets of Success

A collection of sites known for appreciation of Rule 5, artificial intelligence and robot uprisings:

Dust bury
Theo Spark
Daily Gator
Daily Caller
Pirate's Cove
Proof Positive
The Right Way
MissK's World...
American Power
Guns and Bikinis
Raconteur Report
Angrymikes hood
The Last Tradition
Adrienne's Corner
The Feral Irishman
Camp of the Saints
Animal Magnatism
Maggie's Notebook
The Classic Liberal
The Rio Norte Line
Randy's Roundtable
A Nod To The Gods
Grouchy Old Cripple
Political Clown Parade
24 Femmes Per Second
The Vulgar Curmudgeon
A View From The Beach
Diogenes' Middle Finger
Your Crazy Uncle Bubba
Old Retired Petty Officer
Ninety Miles From Tyranny
Knuckledraggin My Life Away
In a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World


  1. "Season 1 had some flaws..." And the Titanic took on a little water. I watched with great anticipation, and DVR'd the entire season, and when it got to the end, there wasn't a single episode I wanted to see again to catch any 'nuance' I might have missed.
    The original movie, with all its limitations was more exciting. I'll watch tonight, but with low expectations.

    1. I agree the original movie was better in terms of pacing and story telling. The show was very stylized, high production, but damn if it didn't drag in the middle. But things started to pick up in the later shows, especially Maeve's character. It started weak, floundered in the middle, and ended...well not strong but better.

      Now I had very low expectations with the TV show from the start. I went in not expecting a lot. The concept of an elite sex murder adult park the size of a Northeast state didn't seem to "pencil" as a business model (why wouldn't this be all virtual reality). But in terms of getting to issue on consciousness and AI, I thought the show was way more successful than other failed attempts (such as A.I., I, Robot, etc.).

  2. Another remake with more and more and more "kick-ass girls" Ninja snarling.
    The world of fiction and entertainment is polluted with check-list diversity requirements. Every cast must of everything. "Storytelling be DAMNED; diversity is our STRENGTH".
    Oh. Ok.

    1. I concur with you on the current "formula" out of Hollywood, but I actually like the characters in the new WW. It is what saved the show last season.


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