Tag: review

Reading into Dreams: The Annotated Sandman

The flip side of an annotation is that the focus is taken off the art and put on to the process and the surrounding ephemera. Seeing some of how the sausage is made, as it were. In some cases it informs wonderfully; at other times it’s akin to academic droning.


The Curious Case of Don Julio 70

A review of Don Julio 70, created in honor of the 70th anniversary of the year that Don Julio González himself began making tequila. It’s presented as something of a “best of both worlds” tequila, merging characteristics of blanco and anejo all in one through a special filtering.


Elfworld Anthology Casts a Bit of a Spell

One of the benefits of supporting independent publishing is you can’t help but feel closer to the creator and the creative process. This is only partially encapsulated by the nice hand-written thank you note I received from François Vigneault with purchase of his new “Elf World” anthology series.


Best Worst Movie

‘Best Worst Movie’ is a documentary about the cult phenomenon of one of the most popular bad movies of recent years, ‘Troll 2’ (1990), and interestingly, it’s a personal film, made by Michael Stephenson, who starred in the low-budget, straight-to-video bomb. 


McDonald’s Mac Snack Wrap: What’s the Flap?

McDonald's NewMac Snack Wrap

McDonald’s snack wrap line, comprising tortilla-wrapped chicken in various sauces, has proven profitable and popular enough that the company has now introduced its first beef offering: the Mac Snack Wrap. Indeed, a Big Mac smushed into a tortilla. We tried it . . . so you don’t have to.