Angel Olsen released Burn Your Fire for No Witness on February 18th to high regard. A somewhat boozy, melancholy entry, some of the first images and associations I felt were Jefferson Airplane performing “white rabbit” on the Smothers Brothers comedy hour. I thought of a Nancy Sinatra, a Diana Krall, or a smoky, crimson Lykke […]Read more "Angel Olsen comes to Portland’s Mississippi Studios on March 5th with special guest Cian Nugent (no relation to the “that” Nugent)"
Day 1 E3 was pretty much a disaster. With such a late start, I didn’t get as much time in with the event as I would like. Day 2 will be better, but here are a few observations from day 1. Ubisoft is turning out the most interesting and anticipated lineup of the year. You’d […]Read more "E3 Day 1 impressions"
With E3 just around the proverbial corner, we are turning our sights to exactly what we expect and hope to see. Starting Monday with press conferences from Ubisoft, Playstation, and XBOX E3 kicks off with a bang on G4 with live coverage of some of the biggest news in gaming.Read more "Our E3 Wish List"
Starring Owen Wilson as Gil, this film is set in modern-day Paris as Gil and his fiancé tag along on a business trip to France with his future mother- and father-in-law. Gil is a successful script writer in Hollywood, but longs for the struggle and fulfillment of publishing his novel. Gil is also obsessed with […]Read more "Nostalgia is man’s inability to cope with reality: Midnight in Paris, a review"
Talk about a weird ass film. Trainspotting is the story of a drug addict in Edinburgh trying to get out of the scene but constantly being pulled back in through a series of event. Heroin, the drug of choice, rules everyone’s lives. This is both a horrifying, tragic film while it is cartoonishly hilarious and […]Read more "Trainspotting: a suggestion"
This week we are talking vampires. Okay, not sparkly vampire, but we’ve got a love story…it’s just not what you think. Let The Right One In (2008) is the story of Oskar, a 12-year old boy in a small village, who is tormented by Conny and his minions every day. Oskar fantasizes about getting his revenge […]Read more "Let The Right One In: A Review"
Today, I’d love to speak about one of the grandfathers of American craft brewing. Arguably, it’s the one brewery that can be said to have started the craft brewing movement in the US. I speak, of course, of California’s own Sierra Nevada Brewing. I feel that they started as every microbrewery should start – by excited and invested homebrewers […]Read more "Green Beer Isn’t Just for St. Patrick’s Day Anymore"