Posted on August 1, 2018

“How the Director of The Spy Who Dumped Me Made a Graphic, Funny, Feminist Action Film”

“How the Director of The Spy Who Dumped Me Made a Graphic, Funny, Feminist Action Film”


Upfront, I didn’t have high expectations for The Spy Who Dumped Me; I don’t have faith in studio comedies, and I especially don’t have faith in studio action comedies, because they tend to treat the action with indifference and just joke through fight scenes where characters reasonably should be taking matters seriously. But Susanna Fogel isn’t fucking … Continue reading

“The Best Beer from the Vermont Brewers Festival”

“The Best Beer from the Vermont Brewers Festival”


Well, that’s another Vermont Brewers Festival under the belt right there. Writing about beer is a challenge, I’m telling you. Writing about beer when part of the job means talking to people who make beer about beer while you’re drinking beer. Movie festivals, music festivals; they’re a cinch. You drink as part of the festivities. Drinking itself … Continue reading