Brad Slager
Brad Slager
Years of writing for various outlets has taught Brad Slager an important lesson: Specializing in unique subjects can be a point of pride, until an editor lets it be known no one else was willing to cover said subjects. Being the case he still has found willing outlets for his work, such as Movieline (covering the film industry and the Bad Movies We Love column) as well as Breitbart's Big Hollywood, Pocket Full of Liberty, and even For leisure he enjoys well crafted beer and poorly crafted films (intentionally) and bad hockey teams (unintentionally). For more social commentary, and the occasional buzz-tweeting of bad DVDs, you can follow him on Twitter @martinishark.
The Making Of ‘Sharknado 4’ May Be As Insane As Watching It

An interview with the screenwriter and producer behind television’s inexplicable summer movie franchise.

Why Disney And Steven Spielberg Will Never Work Together Again

The marriage bringing ‘The BFG’ onscreen this Friday will culminate in divorce in just a few months.

Why Marvel Doesn’t Want You To Watch X-Men

Marvel Comics is trying to memory-hole its brands during the golden age of superhero films. But it actually makes sense.

Businesses Should Stop Exploiting Celebrity Deaths

Companies feel the need to inject their solemn words and trademarks into the act of grieving for celebrities like David Bowie, Merle Haggard, and Prince. It’s grotesque.

Hollywood Still Can’t Adapt Video Games, And ‘Ratchet And Clank’ Is No Exception

Despite decades of futility, studios keep trying to level-up with video game titles.

Hoping To Attract Soda-Hating Millennials, Pepsi Revives Soda Jerks

Pepsi 1893 is a revolutionary product—from a century ago.

Trump Vodka Is A Perfect Blend Of His Disasters

How Donald Trump handled Trump Vodka shows his management style. And that’s repeatedly going out of business after making wild claims.

Hollywood’s Hypocritical Love-Hate Relationship With Guns

Hollywood touts guns, lovingly displays firearms, and glorifies the violence the weaponry can deliver. Then its actors go on to demand gun control and decry ‘gun culture.’

How To Make The Razzies Fun Again

The annual skewering of bad movies has gone off course. Allow me to intervene with my own picks and reasons we need a Razzies refresh.

The 12 Craft Beers Of Christmas

The craft beer explosion means a bevy of Yuletide suds. Here’s a roundup to assist with your Christmas cheer.

Why Hollywood Will Always Be Sexist

Movie portrayals of women have gotten better, but the outraged attacks against Hollywood have gotten more strident. Not from the Right—from the Left.

Is ‘Sharknado’ A Bad Movie?

How schools of fans created such a feeding frenzy over a cable-TV movie that ‘Sharknado’ has become a summer tradition.

Why Hollywood Censors Your Summer Blockbusters

For generations, the movie industry was on the front lines battling censorship. These days, studios prefer Chinese money to free expression.

How To Block Fake And Misleading Media Narratives

2015 is a busy year for media-generated outrage. Recognizing the methods early can help beat back the messaging.

Making The Case For Budweiser

Want to really upset the evil Bud overlords? Stop wailing about what is fair, and go make MORE batches of pumpkin-peach-almond ales.

Toyota Joins The Drive Of Commerce From California

Corporations like Toyota continue loading up for a one-way road trip out of town.

Kickstarter Blocks A Second Pro-Life Film Project

Another pro-life filmmaker has been told his crowdfunding efforts on Kickstarter will be denied. This time for even more dubious reasons.