• Young Frankenstein
  • Great Cocksmen of the American Presidency (Who Are Not Bill Clinton)
  • Thank You For Smoking
  • The Witch (2015)
  • The ABCs of Breakups
Young Frankenstein Great Cocksmen of the American Presidency (Who Are Not Bill Clinton) Thank You For Smoking The Witch (2015) The ABCs of Breakups

Young Frankenstein

It is no secret that comedies are a genre of movies that are overlooked, underestimated and treated with a yawning disdain by many reviewers and moviegoers alike. Reading any Top (Whatever) list of the Best Comedies of all time will reveal a swath of disagreement, if not downright hostility over the inevitable picks and omissions.Tastes […]

Great Cocksmen of the American Presidency (Who Are Not Bill Clinton)

Finally, a list without Jimmy Carter.

How to NOT be an Idiot of the Poker Room

To misquote the great American writer Grantland Rice, as sporting buffs often say, “its not whether you win or lose, its how you play the game”. Well many poker aficionados would argue that it is at least slightly about whether you win or lose. After all, that’s part of the point of joining the game […]

Thank You For Smoking

Few people on this planet know what it is to be truly despised. Can you blame them? I earn a living fronting an organization that kills 1200 people a day. Twelve hundred people. We’re talking two jumbo jet plane loads of men, women, and children. I mean, there’s Attila, Genghis..and me, Nick Naylor. The face […]

The Witch (2015)

Sitting through The Witch, and long after it finished, I grappled with my reaction hoping to articulate it into a verdict, weeding out customary knee-jerk biases only for resignation to eventually set in. A second viewing was in order. Although it was one more borne out of pure enjoyment, rather than a needy reassurance, for […]

The ABCs of Breakups

Sex Memories: The only worthwhile wreckage from a dramatic split are those moments, etched in your gray matter, of tangled limbs, colliding…

EL TOPO

The monotony and absurdity of its final hour is just about enough to chase away the good feeling achieved by the bloody, perverted beginning.

Binge-Watch: Netflix’s Stranger Things

Guess what time it is? Time to binge-watch, baby! If you’re looking for a new show to occupy your free time this summer, I highly recommend Netflix’s newest original series, Stranger Things. Created and written by Matt and Ross Duffer, it’s an 80s nostalgia fest and a sci-fi thriller – sort of like a modern […]

Why I’m A Free Speech Absolutist

Why I’m A Free Speech Absolutist Americans pretty much believe in our First Amendment. Unlike many others in the West, a shrinking majority of us think you should never go to jail for writing a book or sharing a picture of some graffitior getting heated up on Twitter. Score one for us. USA! USA! But […]

GRIZZLY MAN

We love bears.