The Familiar: Pre-release evaluation.

Like so many other people in the world, I love Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves. Undeterred by it’s massive cult popularity, or the predictable whine of, “too-ambitious-for-it’s-own-good.” I freakin’ love it. Not only for it’s massive scope and invigorating originality, but for the equal-parts horrifying/compelling (and surprisingly straightforward) story at the heart of it all. Consequently, I love … Continue reading The Familiar: Pre-release evaluation.

Relearning Music I: How I learned to like music again.

  After more than a decade spent on the road playing music, typically surrounded by music on all sides, eating, sleeping and breathing alongside musicians who perform on a nightly basis, who talk about and listen to music daily… I started to hate music. I mean really hate it. There’s a Friends gag (season 1, episode 23, … Continue reading Relearning Music I: How I learned to like music again.

I made a podcast…

I started a podcast that I’m really excited about. You Hate Movies is where casual movie goers, film lovers, and cinephiles argue about movies. Each episode features a debate that pits an non-normative, or “unpopular” opinion about a film or film franchise, and pits it against a more traditional viewpoint. Debaters are selected not for their … Continue reading I made a podcast…