Out of the Blue

We're bracing for a nor'easter in these parts that the forecasters are predicting will be pretty nasty. This may stretch 1000 miles, all the way from the Carolinas to New England. Some areas are expected to get as much as a couple of feet of snow, and it's possible New York City will get more snow in one day than it received all last winter. High winds are expected in this area, so the power company is warning that this may result in some electrical lines going down, so there's the possibility we'll end up blacked out along the way. But while weather forecasting has become far more accurate over the years, there are still a lot of variables involved, so we'll just have to wait and see how things work out when it hits this afternoon. Hopefully it will all work out well, but I'll try and post a warning if we do end up losing power. If you are in the path, please stay safe.

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Orogogus wrote on Dec 16, 2020, 15:40:
jdreyer wrote on Dec 16, 2020, 15:36:
Making a "family friendly" Firefly completely misses the entire point of that universe.

I dunno. Supposedly Fox made Whedon tone things down for the TV show, and I liked that fine. When the movie came out I thought it was pointlessly edgy and less fun to watch, by comparison. Just bad, whether considered as its own thing or as an extension of the show.

You can be PG-13 and still have some edge. The Marvel movies are evidence of that, I don't need them to be Dead Pool. But going PG is just too far in the opposite direction. No more Inara. No more mentally tortured River Tam. No more edge-of-the-law Mal shooting guys in the head or into Serenity's engine. No more Jayne "I'll be in my bunk." Firefly is the frontier, and things are messy out there. Star Trek can work at PG because it's about moral, ethical, and intellectual considerations in a utopian future. Firefly much less so.
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