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The Boston Globe

Opinion

JOANNA WEISS

Small budget, big bite

GOOD NEWS for lovers of pulp TV and haters of sharks: Yesterday, the SyFy network announced that it has greenlit “Sharknado 2.” And next time, the sharks are headed for New York.

A sequel felt inevitable, given the frenzy over “Sharknado,” the SyFy original movie that sparked a Twitter storm — 5,000 tweets per minute — when it aired last week. Whatever we lack in national glue, we still can come together to mock the concept of airborne sharks descending on Los Angeles, teeth first.

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