Collection of Published Articles for 2013, Pt.2

As I’ve had some articles published all over the place recently, figured it was time to start a new compilation post. Very Sad: Beloved local used bookstore Nice Price Books is closing, and I talked to them and several other used bookstores to get the reasons why. Here’s an interview I did with reporter Jonathan M. […]


Not since Home Alone 2: Lost in New York has a comedy sequel so directly copied the original (i.e. every single scene playing out beat for beat complete with the characters going, “I can’t believe this is happening again!”). The word “remake” comes to mind. This time, the dipsomanical trio of Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms […]


THE HANGOVER—Todd Phillips’s Frat Pack comedies (Road Trip, Old School), have always suffered from a certain narrative patchiness, but the tight script for this tale of the aftermath of a raucous bachelor party might be his strongest film yet. It’s certainly the most entertaining R-rated film of 2009 so far, with NC native Zach Galifianakis […]