Season 8 Episode 4 is in the books (well, not literally) and even though the Night King has been vanquished, gender and class still play a role in Game of Thrones. GoT has always been about class struggle and if prolific author Charles Dickens, whose works almost always centered around class, was born when Star Trek was on […]Read More Gender and Class in Westeros
The most interesting and substantial conflict in Game of Thrones is over. That’s right, the Night King is no more and the army of the dead has been defeated. We all assumed this day would happen and now that it has, the most interesting part of the story is over. With wrapping up the central […]Read More What’s Past is Prologue
‘I remember holdin’ on to you All them long and lonely nights I put you through Somewhere in there, I’m sure I made you cry But I can’t remember if we said goodbye’ In 1995, the last of country music’s bad boys, Steve Earle, released his opus Train a Comin’. The lyrics above are from the track Goodbye, […]Read More Saying Goodbye on the Eve of Destruction
‘It’s so nice to see all the folks you love together Sittin’ and talkin’ ‘bout all the things that’s been goin’ down It’s been a long, long time since we had a chance to get together Nobody knows the next time we see each other…maybe years and years from now’ If I was a […]Read More Reunions, Table Setting and Winterfell Fan Service
Here is an article I collaborated on for the newest issue of Stock & Barrel. If you love Italian, Creole, and supporting local, Gallo’s Kitchen & Bar is the place for you. As always, thanks for reading!Read More GALLO’S KITCHEN & BAR
Hi There – Here is a piece I recently wrote for (614) Magazine about smoked cocktails and where to find them. Enjoy and as always, thanks for reading! PS – Thanks to Brian Kaiser for the photos. He is truly the best in the business! Check out his Instagram!Read More WHERE THERE IS SMOKE, THERE IS FIRE. AND BOOZE.
January 10, 1999, was a day that SHOULD NOT have lived in cultural infamy. On that day, nearly all things culture were pretty forgettable. Aside from salacious post-impeachment gossip, 1999 was posed to be a yawner. The top box office hit was A Civil Action, a law drama starring John Travolta and Robert Duvall. This acclaimed, […]Read More THE SOPRANOS TURNS 20