August 6, 2018
Star Trek, and other series like it, have come to function like life itself,...
January 29, 2018
I don’t watch WWE much these days. Outside of last night’s Royal...
January 8, 2018
Note: This essay was originally written in 2015, and published in The Atomic...
August 8, 2017
This is a column about kayfabe. By this, I mean that I’m writing about magic,...
August 6, 2017
I can't say that I see a third act where I come out of this dancing...
July 30, 2017
July and August, if you follow New Japan Pro Wrestling, is the most wonderful...
March 2, 2017
I hate lists. I cringed just typing the title above, as it feels reductive and...
May 23, 2016
Met Me For Lunch is a series of erasures using the first two paragraphs John...
January 1, 2016
Star Wars Episode I — The Phantom Menace came out when I was 11 years old,...
December 27, 2015
Fear of a Ghost Planet is taking a nap until January 1 so that I can work on...
December 25, 2015
Quentin Tarantino’s been flirting with a film like The Hateful Eight for...
December 18, 2015
At last, our long national nightmare is over: There is a new Star Wars movie,...