Documentary Review: Creem – “America’s Only Rock and Roll Magazine.”

  A year before Creem launched, Rolling Stone launched. Both publications grabbed their name from British bands. Dave Marsh called Detroit as the ugliest part of the universe, ... Continue Reading →

Greyhound – Tom Hanks Continues His Service as America’s Perennial Captain

Tom Hanks has certainly earned the sobriquet as America’s Captain. He has played that rank in myriad films and we have grown comfortable seeing his fluidity and confidence in command. Here ... Continue Reading →

Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash 

During the opening credits the voiceover sets the stage for the 1977 crash, the plane running out of gas 200 yards before the runway. Then drummer Artimus Pyle intones that we’re ... Continue Reading →

Thermapen Mark 4 – Step Up Your Grilling Strategy

  Father’s Day was the unofficial start of grilling season, but for most folks, especially in Southern California, grilling season starts January 1st and ends in late December. One ... Continue Reading →

Cheech and Chong Update: Tommy Chong Talks About His Career and Life at 82

Recently celebrating his 82nd birthday, Tommy Chong has seen many facets of the entertainment business. I had a chance to spend some pleasant time with him, sadly over the phone of ... Continue Reading →

Da 5 Bloods – Spike Lee is Back in the House

  A new film from Spike Lee is always an event to relish. He has been pushing the edge of the cinematic envelope across his career. From the freshness of his early work (like ... Continue Reading →

Jon Stewart and Steve Carrell Join Forces For the Delightful Political Comedy Irresistible

  Although it was scheduled to be released at the end of May, Irresistible will premiere at home on-demand beginning Friday, June 26th. It should prove timely, and hopefully ... Continue Reading →

Audeze LCD-1 Open-Back Foldable Headphones – Studio Monitor Quality at Home and Elsewhere

As we find ourselves more often at home these days, getting the best sound quality while at work or play becomes paramount. If you aspire to sound quality enjoyed by audio engineers, ... Continue Reading →