The Cornhole Conundrum

Every job has its own set of specific quirks yet, in my experience, nothing has come close to the fanatical cornhole mania that possessed a travel job...
Get a Horse

Default Disney: “Get a Horse!” (2013)

Since his final regular short was released in 1953 ("The Simple Things"), Mickey Mouse has only made sporadic appearances in films outside of television,...
San Francisco

The Virgin Flight to a San Francisco Treat

In the spring of 2014, I found myself travelling cross country for a job opportunity in Santa Rosa, California. Flying via Virgin Airlines from...

The Great Chicken Massacre of 2016

One of the best things about living in upstate New York is the quality of chicken wings. Hot, mild, sweet, spicy, garlicy, even aphrodisiac-ly, when you...
Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond (2016)

Just in the nick of time for the 50th anniversary of the franchise, Star Trek Beyond, the 13th entry in the Trek film series (and the third in the recent...

007 on the 7th: Casino Royale (1954)

There are few fictional characters as beloved and recognized as James Bond 007. From the moment audiences were introduced to Bond in his 1962...

Inside the Default Studio

For years, one of my favorite television shows was Inside the Actor's Studio. Unlike most brief, and many times obviously scripted, appearances on talk...