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In the “brag about your wife” category of this site, I make the following entry. My wife is now the voice of OfficeMax ads and you can (or probably already have at this point) heard her on the most recent television commercials. Check one out: Oh, and go buy some paper clips or something.
2010 was packed. So much that looking back I can hardly believe it all happened in just one single year. It was also a different sort of year for me as I did my best to focus on living, rather than simply consuming. This was as much a conscious decision as it was one born […]
You know, I think I talked about most of this stuff already, but it’s too damn awesome not to be remembered for this year. Let’s begin! Back Dynamite: Okay, so technically the movie was released in 2009, but how many of us saw it in the theater? The awesomeness of this film became truly widespread when it […]
ESPN 30:30 Box Set – ESPN has been running this incredibly awesome series of thirty sports documentaries this year to celebrate 30 years on the air. ESPN reached out to some of Hollywood’s top directors to create these films that celebrate some of the most talked about and under-appreciated moments in sports. The first box […]
Red State – Coming 2011 from Red State on Vimeo. Kevin Smith just posted this up on SModcast.com. It’s a trailer for his new flick, Red State. And it looks and feels nothing like a Kevin Smith movie. Honestly? It kinda gives me a boner. How ’bout you? If you want to see a bigger […]
For those unfamiliar with this groundbreaking film from 1927, it’s hard to appreciate how exciting it is to finally be able to see the entire film, uncut in this newly released edition on DVD and Blu-ray. Like many things that have been lost in history, I never imagined the footage would ever be found to […]
When I was a kid, the first bit of anime that I was introduced to wasn’t Sailor Moon or Speed Racer. It was a serial cartoon show called Star Blazers. Every Saturday, my brothers and I would watch as the crew of the space battleship Yamato traveled across the galaxy in serach of a cure […]
Okay, raise your hands if you owned a train set when you were a kid. Okay, now you parents out there, do your kids watch Thomas the Tank Engine on a regular basis? I ask these questions to prove a point: despite its reduced use in our transporation system, almost all of us have a […]
When I was in college, we would often have special screenings of new release movies and serve as a “Marketing Test Audience”. I got to see a whole bunch of cool movies before they came out, and the one that sticks out in my memory the most was Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. I remember telling […]