A two-fer this week as I venture to Ferguson to visit Cork Wine Bar and Hill Brewing Company. Any pop-culture observer worth her weight in Chuck Klosterman books can identify the exact moment when wine geekery went mainstream: the 2004 Alexander Payne movie Sideways, with Paul Giamatti as the pinot ... More >>
Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Show: X-Men Origins: WolverineFood: Izumi salad, unagi crêpe, and taro milk tea with boba from BBC Asian Cafe & Bar.Difficulty: Junior-varsity -- food was poorly packed for sneaking and nearly impossible to repackage; mitigating factors included a dark plas ... More >>
Not Just the Best
of the Larry Sanders Show
The greatest boxed set ever -- not so much for the made-up irritainment as for the real thing, which this collection serves up by the ton. There are 23 brilliant episodes of the
Joe Carnahan's overly slick, heavily edited dark comedy works despite itself.
Introducing the best movies of 2005 you probably didn't see
Ryan Reynolds recalls his fat years in Just Friends
Week of November 23, 2005
Week of October 5, 2005
For a fun way to pass the time, you could do worse than Waiting...
Week of December 8, 2004
Blade confronts the ultimate vampire, and geeks everywhere rejoice
Week of April 3, 2002