Archive for October 30, 2011

Dawn
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Look, I don’t really care if anyone with an opinion wants to share it. I really don’t even have a problem with people who don’t bother to have informed opinions wanting to share their opinions when it comes to issues like entertainment and what they like or dislike in their horror. Hey, as they often say, everyone has opinions. People see various things and, for whatever intangible reasons, they decide they like or dislike things based on their own whims of taste. If you ask them to articulate the why behind their tastes, they’ll come up with a lot of reasons they present as in-depth analysis and (almost) as facts.
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Not really a problem there. Hell, I do it. That’s half the fun of discussing things with fellow geeks no matter what your personal favorite genre is. Debating the finer points of who has the worst tastes in your social circle is a time-honored tradition among geeks. But, and herein lies the problem, whenever something gets a big, pop-culture boom moment… That’s when the “experts” come out in droves.

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