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Movie Review: Star Wars Episode I — The Phantom Menace (1999)

January 1, 2016

Star Wars Episode I — The Phantom Menace came out when I was 11 years old, and I’m not going to lie to you: I liked it, so much so that my memory for it to this day

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Movie Review: Creed (2015)

December 5, 2015

It’s hard to write about Creed because it is a movie I fell in love with early and repeatedly, a film that had me on the verge of tears at times and past that verge

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Far Beyond the Stars 001: The Cage (TOS...

August 6, 2018

Star Trek, and other series like it, have come to function like life itself,...

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The Women’s Royal Rumble and the History it...

January 29, 2018

I don’t watch WWE much these days. Outside of last night’s Royal...

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Mr. Wonderfuls: On Wrestling’s Gay Characters

January 8, 2018

Note: This essay was originally written in 2015, and published in The Atomic...

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Shoot Fight: Hulk Hogan vs. Roddy Piper (10/26/1997)

August 8, 2017

This is a column about kayfabe. By this, I mean that I’m writing about magic,...

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ADHD/MTV: Destiny’s Child — Say My Name (2000)

August 6, 2017

I can't say that I see a third act where I come out of this dancing...

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Four Things NJPW Can Do to Get Americans...

July 30, 2017

July and August, if you follow New Japan Pro Wrestling, is the most wonderful...

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15 Books By, Featuring, & About Transgender People...

March 2, 2017

I hate lists. I cringed just typing the title above, as it feels reductive and...

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Met Me For Lunch: Kelsey Grammer

May 23, 2016

Met Me For Lunch is a series of erasures using the first two paragraphs John...

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Film, Reviews

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Movie Review: Star Wars Episode I — The...

January 1, 2016

Star Wars Episode I — The Phantom Menace came out when I was 11 years old,...

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2015 Complete Works

December 27, 2015

Fear of a Ghost Planet is taking a nap until January 1 so that I can work on...

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Movie Review: The Hateful Eight (2015)

December 25, 2015

Quentin Tarantino’s been flirting with a film like The Hateful Eight for...

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Movie Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

December 18, 2015

At last, our long national nightmare is over: There is a new Star Wars movie,...

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