Strike Back Against Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back
Some directors have a great sense of humor. The Coen brothers once wrote a scathing review -- using an alias -- of their screenplays for a book containing their screenplays. Kevin Smith goes one better with a Web site that encourages movie fans to "strike back and take a stand against mediocrity!" by boycotting his latest film. The author claims to have put up the site because he "couldn't stand to see such a mediocre director like Kevin Smith get lauded with so much praise in a world where directors like Stephen Speilberg, George Lucas, Ridley Scott and the late Stanley Kubrick existed." And of course the author is purported to be Smith himself.
Gilligan's Island: The Musical
Yes, you read that correctly. Sherwood Schwartz, the creator of the TV show that has been "in non-stop syndication since 1967" has developed a new plot that finds the castaways discovering hieroglyphics in an island cave, meeting extra terrestrials and ultimately saving the universe. The musical features a brand new story line along with 18 original songs. Don't say we didn't warn you.
The Angry Librarian
Hell hath no fury like an angry librarian. This one works in Missouri and is a tad peeved about the state of the world, namely those who complain about said state and do little or nothing to rectify life's inequities. So you'll find lots of indignation, but since a librarian is a librarian is a librarian, you'll also find a healthy dose of reference related information.
You remember how the Internet was going to change the world, giving a voice to the underdogs. That dream has become pretty-much a virtual one in most parts of the world but, oddly enough, has taken root in India. This site has garnered a wrath not seen since McCarthy for its exposure of bribery and influence-peddling that has so rocked the government that some members of parliament have demanded the arrest of its editor-in-chief, Tarun Tejpal.
Some sites take great joy in acting as spoilers, revealing plotlines to current movies. This site is a variation on a theme in that it purports to reveal the name and plot of the next James Bond movie. According to the site the 20th Bond film will be called "Final Assignment." Only problem is that the owners of the Bond franchise claim that none of the information is accurate!