Mr. Serious Presents

Corey Chapman’s column on life, love and technology
(Think John Tesh without all the Amway)

While doing a press junket to promote his latest film, actor Morgan Freeman was caught “resting his eyes” for a few seconds. The Now You See Me star didn’t just nod off, it looked as if he was in full blown REM sleep.

This week’s question comes from Brian via the UnderScoopFire comments:   If you were hired to assassinate your choice of 80s characters, who would you choose and how would you do it?   This question has the board game CLUE written all over it! I am going to go with Col. Mustard in the study [...]

This week’s question comes from Jaimiee via Facebook. Jamie asks:   Can god microwave a burrito so hot he himself could not eat it? -Homer Simpson. Let me know   I could just answer “Yes” or “No” and be done but I don’t think that’s fair to you and quite frankly, it’s the easy way out. After giving it [...]

The editor of UnderScoopFire asked me to put together a list of the Ten Best Christmas Movies for children of the 80s. I realized right away that all “Best Of” lists are controversial. You either rank something too high, too low, or leave obvious ones off the list all together. Instead of ranking these movies [...]

It started out as nothing more than perfect timing. My fiancé and I had just moved into our first apartment, armed with hand-me-down furniture and two 13 inch color televisions we had from our college years. It was mid November 2000, and we desperately needed an upgrade on our home entertainment system. At Thanksgiving dinner [...]

It’s tough getting old. You’re not as spry as you once were; it takes you a few extra minutes to remember where you left your keys and the stresses of life have taken a toll on your body, especially on your once flawless-skinned face. And like it or not, when we look back at photographs [...]