Movies You Missed: Miracle Mile

Welcome to the second installment of Movies You Missed; you can check out the first installment here. Miracle Mile, the second feature from director Steve De Jarnatt, only hit my radar a few years back. That’s unfortunate because this 1988 suspense-thriller seems tailor-made for me. The prospect of nuclear war has always fascinated and terrified […]

Movies You Missed: Sweet Virginia

Sweet Virginia, the second feature film from director Jamie M. Dagg, caught my attention shortly after its release in 2017. The trailer—which you can check out below—drew me in immediately. Then again, I’m a sucker for indie films with strong stories and characters. That said, I only got around to watching it last week. I […]

If You Have Ghost

How Ghost mastermind Tobias Forge and his band of Nameless Ghouls earned my respect and fandom. I love music. Yes, many of us can say that but let me reiterate: I love music (and making it). I listen when I’m driving; I listen when I’m showering (TMI?); I listen when I’m writing. If we found […]

Say It Ain’t So, Johnny

Say It Ain’t So, Johnny Quick note: I have struggled for hours on how to word this and concluded that there is no right way; it would take a novel to convey the full weight of what John Forslund means to the fans of this team. You can check out my last hockey blog here. […]

In Appreciation of Scott Darling

The End in Raleigh On June 30, Scott Darling was shipped off to the Florida Panthers—who promptly bought out his contract—ending his tumultuous tenure with the Carolina Hurricanes. Just over two years prior, Darling seemed poised to step in as the Canes’ savior between the pipes. The dark age of inconsistent goaltending would be over. […]

The Loss of an Unexpected Departure

Unexpected Departure

Originally posted on 9/19/19 “Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” -John Lennon Life Happens Y’know, I’ve never been a huge Beatles fan. Don’t get me wrong, I do enjoy much of their work, I’ve just never been a fanatic. Maybe that’s changing. Yes, I know that the lyric is […]