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“The 50 Best Slasher Movies of All Time”

“The 50 Best Slasher Movies of All Time”


It’s been so long since I put together my big blurb contribution for Paste Magazine‘s list of the 50 best slasher movies of all time (of all time!) that I actually…forgot we hadn’t yet published it. But we hadn’t! And now we have! I wrote about Tenebrae, the Dario Argento meta classic, and you’ll also see re-ups … 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

“Daily Dose: Amo Amo, ‘Closer to You'”

“Daily Dose: Amo Amo, ‘Closer to You'”


Today’s Daily Dose for Paste Magazine, brought to you by: Me! Okay, strictly speaking it’s brought to you by Amo Amo, a new band from Los Angeles enjoying the producorial talents of one Jim James, but I wrote a couple hundred words about the song. That ain’t nothing. It’s a good song, too, else I wouldn’t … Continue reading

“Maxwell Bailey’s ‘In Between'”

“Maxwell Bailey’s ‘In Between'”


This piece hit the web so long ago that I forgot to share it (“so long ago,” of course, means “sometime in early June”). But hey! I remembered! So here it is, my musings on “In Between,” a live EP from local singer-songwriter Maxwell Bailey, which he recorded in an Airbnb all in one shot. … Continue reading