Tag: John Rogers

Momcore and Maul

by on Oct.10, 2009, under television

Big Josh’s latest story has put me in a murderous mind. The joke of Josh’s story, as I see it, is that blood and entertainment aren’t new friends in our fallen age; that we aren’t much nastier than we ever were, but that we’ve always been nasty. Granting that, what are the uses of nastiness specific to our age?

A call-in Leverage thread over at John Rogers’ joint zeroes in on a form of violence whose star is rising right now. He calls it “momcore,” and since the thread in question contains a lot of other Leverage questions to wade through before you get to the momcore bit, I’ll reproduce almost the whole “longish ranty bit” in toto after the jump.

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