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Review: Whiplash [2014]

“I belong here” And here I naively thought the dinner sequence from The Riot Club would end up proving my favorite scene of the year despite the film itself leaving a lot to be desired. It just goes to show that you…
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Ani DiFranco – New Album: "Allergic to Water"

I spend a fair amount of my day staring into a computer screen, banging away at my keyboard. There are times when my earbuds are tucked in and turned way up, spilling a random combination of tracks from an ever-evolving playlist deep into…
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Bills Beat Volume XI: 88 Hour Nightmare

As I drove home after the game at 2AM the plows were already at a number of high traffic thruway exits preparing for the snow. Fitting that the storm will roll in on one of the worst Fridays in Buffalo…
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Bills Beat Volume XI: 0-2 In 5 Days

As I drove home after the game at 2AM the plows were already at a number of high traffic thruway exits preparing for the snow. Fitting that the storm will roll in on one of the worst Fridays in Buffalo…
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Free Music Friday: Episode XXIV

Happy Friday, Buffalo.  I wish I could be more excited about the coming weekend, but that loss to the Dolphins has me feeling down and out.  I was just starting to think we were finally gonna end the drought this…
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Review: Interstellar [2014]

“Who’s they?” Say what you will about Christopher Nolan, the man knows how to make resonate blockbusters. He knows movies—plain and simple. There has always been a power in cinema that hits us at an emotionally deep level, a window into…
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The Buffalo Club

I had the rare pleasure of visiting The Buffalo Club this past evening while attending Napoli’s Concierge Launch Event. The exclusive club, established in 1867, is a beautiful testament to the rich history of Buffalo; completely decked out in dark mahogany, brass and gorgeous ornate carpeting. The…
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Chubbies Winter Collection

Chubbies continues to showcase the true genius of a brand that doesn't take itself too seriously. Just because the temperatures are dropping, doesn't mean you can't rock out with your thighs out. With their latest Winter Collection, Chubbies has created some new hilarious shorts that…
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5 Fabulous Fall Recipes

Fall is finally here, and the delicious seasonal cuisine is something that we look forward to every year. Living in a part of the country where we get to enjoy all four seasons is something we can all (mostly) appreciate.  As…
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Bills Beat Volume X: Arrow-Headed Over

It’s a bit of a surprise that the Chiefs come into the Ralph as road favorites. The way things have been going in Kansas City over the past few days, I have to make them the underdogs. If losing at…
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10 Fabulous Fall Recipes

Fall is finally here, and one of the best parts of this lovely time of year is the delicious seasonal cuisine. Living in a part of the country where we get to enjoy all four seasons is something we can all…
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Empire Brewing Strikes Bock with Hilarious Video

Empire Brewing Co. is a 20-year-old craft brewery out of Syracuse, NY. Among their stellar lineup of brews is a seasonal maibock lager, called “Strikes Bock.” Get it? Empire Strikes Bock? For the 0.2% of readers who are scratching their heads,…