“It’s My Favorite” Talks All Things Summer

I'm going to keep this one quick.I've talked before about "It's My Favorite," the podcast I co-host with two good friends. As I've said, it's a highlight of my month to meet with Matt and Beth and talk about movies, TV and whatever else happens to be on our mind. There's always a lot to talk about and talking with them is often the most I laugh all month.Each month, we alternate episodes. On our "main flavor" episode, we run through pop culture recommendations. But lately, our "Scoop Du … [Read more...]

“It’s My Favorite” Returns With a Pop Culture Gumbo!

If, like me, you have an insatiable addiction to pop culture, this a great time. It seems like every week, there are numerous different options hitting various streaming platforms, much of it very high quality. Right now, my wife and I are halfway through the third season of "Kimmy Schmidt" and "The Keepers" on Netflix, both of them excellent. I want to savor those shows, but I'm also aware that I still have new episodes of "Master of None," "Fargo" and "Better Call Saul" backed up behind me. … [Read more...]

New “It’s My Favorite” podcasts talk Zelda, Logan and favorite things!

 Hey everyone,Been a bit of a crazy week here in terms of posting. Wrapping up an assignment for school, work has been busy and last weekend was filled with a few different activities that didn't leave much time for blogging. There's some fun stuff ahead this weekend and into next week, so I appreciate your patience while everything settles down.But one thing I'm not promoting as well as I should here is "It's My Favorite," the twice-monthly podcast I co-host with my friends … [Read more...]

Catching up: “Midnight Special,” “Kimmy Schmidt,” “Zootopia” and Linklater

So, for regular readers, I know that my writing's been a bit sporadic in the past few weeks. I apologize. Things at my day job have been a bit crazy as the semester winds down, which has robbed me of some writing energy in the evening, and we're still figuring out how to best navigate two kids, two jobs and extra writing. But for the moment, things appear to be getting back to normal-ish, so I thought it might be a good time to do a post where I catch up on some of the things I haven't been able … [Read more...]

Podcast fun: “Far From Hollywood” v “Batman v Superman”

Hey everyone!One of the most fun and challenging things I've taken up in the past year has been podcasting. I currently co-host two podcasts each month — a pop culture one with friends called "It's My Favorite," and one for the Detroit Film Critics Society called "Far From Hollywood." Both are rewarding and extremely fun highlights of my month; the first because it's just sitting around with friends talking about the things we love and the second because it's movie talk between some great cr … [Read more...]

“It’s My Favorite” talks “X-Files,” “Hamilton,” OJ and more!

Hey everyone!For about the past year, I've had the great joy of co-hosting a pop culture podcast with two good friends. "It's My Favorite" is a show where we banter about pop culture, life and our favorite things. We do two episodes a month and we just hit our one-year podcast anniversary! This is one of the highlights of my month, and I'm excited to share it with all of you!In our latest episode, we talk about the "X-Files" revival, the musical "Hamilton" and FX's "The People vs. OJ … [Read more...]