The System Must Survive

The System Must Survive

American politics needs two responsible parties to absorb all the craziness, because the alternative is worse. 

Finding Fantastic Beasts

Finding Fantastic Beasts

Engineered to set up a decade of movies with built-in brand loyalty, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was an enormous hit that left little mark. Is it worth a second look?

Oscars 2018: The Aftermath

Oscars 2018: The Aftermath

I revive a long-dormant tradition and tell you what SHOULD have happened at the Academy Awards.

The Rockin’ Rock Reckoning

The Rockin’ Rock Reckoning

Emo music is having a renaissance, and it’s making former emo dudes like me realize emo dudes weren’t always the good guys.