Atomic Fizz Rainbow Drizzle Review

Finishing off the latest group of sodas I obtained from KC Soda Co., and fittingly, I’m doing so with a hometown brand! I don’t know a great deal about Atomic Fizz, other than they’re based out of Independence and their flagship flavor (also called Atomic Fizz) is noted for the ambiguity of its flavor. But…

THE SUBJECT WAS ROSES Review – ***½

Like most members of my generation, I knew Jack Albertson as Grandpa Joe in Willy Wonka. But did you know that three years prior, Albertson won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor—actually BEATING Gene Wilder in The Producers for that Oscar? (And on top of that, both that film and this one reference the song…

Gotham Awards Nominations: 2018

Awards season 2018 begins in earnest today, as the Gothams announce their nominees. Now, it’ll be a little while before the next major piece of awards news—the British Independent Film Awards announce on Halloween, so at least that long—but regardless, this helps to set the tone for the season to come. And while it’s inevitable…

2018: The Books I’ve Read – Q3

Apologies for this post coming out later than intended; I started Slaughterhouse-Five in late September and opted to finish it before putting the post together (for reasons that may become clear), and whilst putting the post together found myself short enough of time and energy that I set it aside, half-finished, before completing it. The four books…

Jolt Cola Second Review

The ever-elusive Jolt Cola has walked back into my life – and nearly walked back out, but for a stroke of luck that made this review possible. A few months back I saw that Jolt had become available in 16 oz. cans via Dollar General stores, and planned to get one for review soon after…but…

Ranking the Star Trek Films: v. 1.0

On September 22, 2018, almost four and a half years after it began, the Longest Star Trek Movie Marathon Ever came to a close. It was joint project between myself and my friend “Nathaniel Creed,” ultimately encompassing the ten films which comprise the cinematic Prime Timeline, and it would only be fair to say that…