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Vegan Mustache Jazz

If you think reading the words “Vegan Mustache Jazz” will be the weirdest part of your day, just wait until you watch it. But first, a brief introduction. I hope some of you remember my mentioning PJ Desutter – and if you’ve been faithfully listening

My solution to the Washington Redskins name controversy

It’s beginning to look like the NFL is going to have to play a game of political football before season’s kickoff this fall. The recurring controversy of the Washington Redskins chosen team name is back in the news again, this time because of a recent announcement by the US Patent and Trademark office to cancel the Redskins trademark. While some have hailed this is a decisive victory for supporters of a name change – though I’d be quick to point out this has happened before and nothing changed – all it seems to have successful done at the moment is to reignite one of the sports world’s nastiest debates.

How to Train Your Dragon 2 Movie Review

I’m just going to cut right to the chase my dear readers – since I began reviewing movies in 2010 (has it really been that long?) How to Train Your Dragon remains perhaps the best movie I’ve seen during that period. It’s easily in my

The Crow Pestilence

Discounting continued discussions surrounding the long-rumored and entirely unwanted remake of the original film, it’s been a really good time to be a fan of The Crow. The classic original graphic novel has its 25th Anniversary this year, while the classic movie based on it

Hail Sabaton, the Kings of Metal

I will be the first to confess to being a devout fan of rock and metal, and any long time readers of my work here should know that. I have dedicated a lot of ink to the post-Nirvana decline of the American rock/metal scene, whether

Edge of Tomorrow Movie Review

It’s really hard to believe Tom Cruise used to be one of the biggest movie stars on the planet. It’s been almost a decade since his now-infamous couch-jumping scene on Oprah and touting of Scientology turned what was once the one of the world’s most