Posted in November 2018

“‘Robin Hood’ And Making A War Movie Out Of A Folk Hero”

“‘Robin Hood’ And Making A War Movie Out Of A Folk Hero”


Look, I really can’t explain Robin Hood to you, even in two frigging articles; it’s an inexplicable movie. On the one hand, he’s Batman for whatever dumb reason. On the other hand he’s Chris Kyle. I don’t get it. It’s fine to try and update classic characters of yore like this guy, but I’m not sure the … Continue reading

“The 30 Best Movies of 1988”

“The 30 Best Movies of 1988”


And onward we press, writing about the best films to open in years ending in “8.” This time, it’s 1988, the fourth year of my life, and also I guess a year filled with some pretty good movies, assuming that’s more important to you than preschool-aged Andy. Whatever. Priorities, right? I wrote a bit about Beetlejuice, … Continue reading

“Why Brew an Anniversary Beer?”

“Why Brew an Anniversary Beer?”


Clever subheadline: Because anniversary beers can be delicious, just like other beers that have nothing to do with an anniversary. Figuring out how to make a beer to commemorate the birth of your brewery isn’t an easy feat. It’s an abstract feat, even. But if you’re creative enough, you’ll crack the code, as the brewers I … Continue reading