A Few of My Favourite Things: 2012

A little later than normal, as the end of 2012 and the beginning of 2013 was spent recovering from a wicked cold, but below, as always, some of my favourite things from the past year. Books, television, movies, music…it’s all here. I continue to … [Read more...]

Gold Rush

Just a quick post on some culture I'm looking forward to getting my hands on this summer. Books Batman: Death By Design, Chip Kidd (June 5) Parker: The Score, Richard Stark and Darwyn Cooke (July 3) The Woman Who Died A Lot, Jasper Fforde … [Read more...]

A Few of My Favourite Things: 2011

Below are some of my favourite things from the past year. Books, television, movies, music…it’s all here. I’m not doing reviews or overviews this year. If it’s here, it’s good.  Am I that confident? Yes. But there’s also links for many of the items … [Read more...]

The Aughts: Movies

Best Movies of the Decade 1. Almost Famous 2. High Fidelity 3. Stranger Than Fiction 4. The Royal Tenenbaums 5. Batman Returns 6. Moulin Rouge! 7. The Incredibles 8. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon 9. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 10. … [Read more...]

RIP John Hughes

Here's an essay I wrote about John Hughes a few years ago. … [Read more...]

Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

October 16th is going to be a good day. … [Read more...]

What’s In A Name?

Judd Apatow favorite Carla Gallo is really putting together quite the curriculum vitae. In her last three appearances in Apatow projects, she has been cast as "Gag Me Girl," "Period Blood Girl," and "Toe-Sucking Girl." … [Read more...]