Category Archives: Reviews

My Alton Brown

I saw Dennis Miller live once. I think. No, I’m sure I did. It was a long time ago. I don’t know who I went with. I don’t know what theater. I don’t have any pictures. And I remember only … Continue reading

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My 2016 Year-in-Review: Entertainment Edition

You might not be able to tell it from the titles, but my reading list certainly has a theme. Continue reading

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My Best of 2015

Top ten lists abound this time of year, and I have taken to recounting my favorite things, in no particular order and with no number cap. Herein I will tell you about my favorite things of 2015. In the case of entertainment/media, … Continue reading

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My Best of 2014

This is one of my favorite posts of the year, wherein I tell you all about my favorite things of the year, whether they came out in or I simply discovered them the previous year. Without further ado and in no particular … Continue reading

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My Best of 2013

Just think of me like Oprah, except substantially less famous and influential. Continue reading

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My Subscription Experiment Update

I was just hoping for interim alternatives since its harder to get out now that I have a toddler who may, at any moment, refuse to go down a particular aisle because she doesn’t like the looks of the Count on that cereal box. Continue reading

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My Other Favorite F. Scott

I couldn’t tell you now why I picked an English class, it doesn’t fit with my memory of myself. I can tell you that in this class, we read Fitzgerald’s Gatsby and Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. Look, I remember the titles! I even remember the plots and the characters. And most importantly, I loved these books. Both of ’em. Continue reading

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My Mad Men Return

I could describe how much I love this show, but I’m sure I would be chastised by Don for devaluing the word. Plus, if I simply listed everything I loved about it, I’d risk being chastised by Peggy for not knowing the difference between ideas and the execution of ideas. Continue reading

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My RiffTrax Live! – Shock & Terror Edition

October seems to be our month for live shows. Last year Shaun and I left our six-week-old in the care of my parents and went to see Pomplamoose. (I called home only half a dozen times.) The year before that, … Continue reading

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My Dahl House

As a smaller, younger person I enjoyed many of Roald Dahl’s books, my favorite of which was Matlida. As an older, bigger person, I found his two memoirs, Boy and Going Solo fascinating reading. However, one thing that I never particularly liked was Willy Wonka … Continue reading

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