We’ve seen a much better version of this movie before… decades ago.
I love this so much. Let’s start there. Spoiler-free review.
This. Is. Perfect. Continue reading “The First Eight Minutes of Stranger Things”
The below game takes place weekly on a Google Hangouts call with players in Texas, Brooklyn, Long Island, and Southern California. We’re playing Dungeons & Dragons, 5th edition.
Rolen: Half-Elf Druid
Gokta: Half-Orc Priest
Marook: Human Warlock
All too often, the book a film is based on becomes the default watermark for the story being told. And why shouldn’t it be? After all, it existed first, doesn’t that inherently make it the ideal form of the story? Continue reading “The Martian: Elevating the Source Material”
Here’s another recipe that comes from my mom. Most places will bread them or deep fry them, so I don’t really get to have these unless I visit home. I’ve loved them my entire life and, this weekend, I took my mom’s challenge and made them for the first time. Continue reading “Chiles Rellenos”
It had been 10 years since we last spoke. The call from Meri’ta was as unexpected as the news she had to share. Our friend, Andrew Urahl, had been murdered. Continue reading “Murder on Atmos”
This is a spin on a standard street taco, except I’ve substituted the meat for mushrooms and a bell pepper. This is another one of those dishes that you could easily add pork or beef to if you’re not interested in keeping it vegetarian. Conversely, you could drop the cheese and make this a vegan street taco. Continue reading “Vegetarian Street Tacos”
How I started to hate my favorite game of the year.
Time: 60 to 120 Minutes
The day is July 4th, 2015 and six figures huddle around a map of London, ignoring the crackle of fireworks outside. There was a murderer on the loose and no time to waste. After all, what better way to celebrate Independence Day than to best England’s most famous detective at his own game. Continue reading “Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective”