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Movie Review: Fantastic Four – Death By a Thousand Boring Cuts – SPOILERS

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If you watch any of my periscopes (I have a daily live video streams on the Periscope app) then you know I wasn’t thrilled about the direction that Fantastic Four was going. On more than one occasion I bemoaned the fact that the director was too green, the decision to go with the Ultimate version of F4, and a myriad of other issues I had leading up to the film.

Regardless, I am always excited to watch a superhero film. Try as hard as I do, I can’t keep myself from the childlike excitement that takes over when I see that Marvel production graphic in the opening credits. I’m a relatively positive person as well. I want to like movies. I want to give them the benefit of the doubt. That being said,  Fantastic Four isn’t as terrible as everyone is saying, but it’s definitely not a good movie.

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Comedians and Self Promotion – 4 Good and Bad Ways to Promote

When you’re a comedian your main goal is to perform. You want to entertain as many people as possible, showing off your talent and abilities.  The inherent problem with that is that if you are going to be successful, you have to let people know you exist.  I mean, you may be talented, but you’re not born famous.  Well, maybe you’re born famous if you’re a celebrity’s kid, but that definitely doesn’t mean you’re talented.  Ask any of Will Smith’s kids.

So, there you are.   A performer with no audience and you gotta get people to know that you’re alive. Here are the best ways and the worst ways to do so.

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