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Review: Tusk [2014]

“I believe we’re all tea people” I want to dismiss Kevin Smith‘s second foray into horror as total bullshit. I really do. Not only was Tusk created on a lark because one of his and Scott Mosier‘s internet Smodcasts recorded them discussing a crazy Gumtree ad…
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Toronto Riot Fest Day 2

Day 2 of Riot Fest - a punk/alternative rock music festival that was founded in 2005 in Chicago. In 2014 the festival is hosted in three cities; Chicago, Denver, and Toronto. See our recap of Riot Fest Day 1 here »…
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Macky’s Essex Street Pub

It sometimes seems as though the neighborhood corner bar is falling by the wayside. There was a time when each residential neighborhood in Buffalo had at least one pub strategically placed within walking distance of just about every house. In…
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Review: Calvary [2014]

“I’ve always found forgiveness to be underrated” I’m not a religious man—hell, I’m barely agnostic. I’m also not sure if that truth helps my finding John Michael McDonagh‘s Calvary as powerful as I believe it to be or simply evidence of it’s universality…
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Free Music Friday: Episode XIX

What a week it's been for our city; The Bills go into Chicago as huge underdogs and pull off the upset, Jim Kelly is cancer free, and the Pegula Family just bought our beloved football franchise, solidifying the team's presence here…
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Bills Beat Volume II: Goodbye Roger; Hello Terry

This may be the beginning of the golden era in Buffalo sports history. In 30 years we could be walking into our beautiful new stadium that sits lakeside for all the world to see. Fans will take their time getting…
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MLB Corner: Episode X

This week in the Corner we look at how the long season has affected some teams who looked primed for a playoff run, but now not so much.  The September 1st call ups have entered and some early returns are being…
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It’s Hard Cider Season!

Labor Day is in the rearview, the kids are back to school, and the days have grown noticeably shorter. In other words, Summer 2014 is pretty much winding down. Bummer. I know you’re going to miss the barbecues and fireworks,…
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Toronto Riot Fest Day 1

Riot Fest is a punk/alternative rock music festival that was founded in 2005 in Chicago. In 2014 the festival is hosted in three cities; Chicago, Denver, and Toronto. This year’s Toronto stop featured 2 days of great music, food and…
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Apple Unveils New Watch

Apple unveiled their long-awaited Watch concept today and while I'll admit it has some cool features, I couldn't help but feel a little underwhelmed. Available in 3 separate options to cater to your needs, Apple Watch looks to not only integrate seamlessly with your fancy…