Music Review: The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru the Passion

          After a couple rough albums without their trademark keyboardist, The Hold Steady are back in the swing of things with Thrashing Thru the Passion, a reminder of everything we loved about the band plus some places where they’ve room to grow. Long-time fans praise The Hold Steady’s hard rock guitar and nasally yet vaguely … Continue reading Music Review: The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru the Passion

Grown Men Discuss Children’s Toys!

My friend "Big Trav" and I have started a gaming podcast called "The Entitled Gamer." Please give it a listen, subscribe on iTunes and leave us a positive review. We have some fun episodes available already, including an interview with some sexy cosplayers, and an episode featuring the best video game music of all time. … Continue reading Grown Men Discuss Children’s Toys!

Movie Review: Hereafter

Hereafter is clearly an interesting choice for Clint Eastwood. It's a supernatural drama, which isn't exactly the genre you'd expect from the dude who brought us a decade's worth of dour dramas grounded in reality. It's kind of fun to see Eastwood stretch as a director to fit a more conventional genre of cinema. At … Continue reading Movie Review: Hereafter

My Breakfast with Wyclef

This morning I woke up semi-groggy from the aftermath of Brittania karaoke and a hugely successful improv show, vaguely remembering that yes, today was the day I was supposed to meet Wyclef. Still skeptical and shocked that the whole thing was possible and reeling from a day full of friendly jokes about the situation, I … Continue reading My Breakfast with Wyclef