Cloverfield

Pirated video that shows clearly what the monster really is. It’s been a while since we’ve posted… I know. To put it simply, Cloverfield is effin’ scary. I would venture as far as to say that it was the most viscerally affecting movie I’ve seen since Children of Men. This isn’t just a monster movie; […]

2006-07 Academy Awards Nominations

This year, the movie that I chose to not see, but still complain about is “Dreamgirls”, a movie that wasn’t even nominated for best picture… and I’m not really even complaining about it… which makes me feel real strange. The academy awards nominations came out this morning. And for some reason I decided that I […]

Empty Bookshelf’s First 100 Reviews

Oh, those kids. Always at it. You guys really shouldn’t’ve. So here we are at the first of what may be a few reviews of our first milestone, 100 reviews. Not only is this the first review of this milestone, but of what could be very many milestones. We here at the Bookshelf like the […]

Outsourcing Phone Support to India

This topic has been beaten to death by the old and curmudgeonly (namely my dad and others social commentators similar to him), so it’s under no pretenses of originality that I submit this review… Today, I learned that my name is Dan Suller. I must’ve been underneath a rock the last however many years thinking […]

George W. Bush’s January 6, 2006 Meeting with “The Old Guard”

A reading note: The Daily Show addressed this same topic on January 11,2006. Needless to say, we were first. Without explicitly saying so, we generally avoid discussing legitimately contentious issues here at emptybookshelf.com. That’s not to say we have topics that are off-limits, just that we recognize that there are issues are both too multi-faceted […]