I provide film and television critiques and analyses for the pop culture website Slashfilm.
How Titanic’s Timing Nearly Sank Event Horizon
How Raging Bull’s Clever Filmmaking Techniques Made The Boxing Feel Real
Jim Carrey Was Paid 20 Times More Than Jeff Daniels For Dumb & Dumber
Why Is James Cameron So Obsessed With The Color Blue?
Bill Murray Turned Down This Tom Hanks Role Without Even Reading The Script
Sean Penn Went Method For Fast Times At Ridgemont High, Because Of Course
John Wayne Snuck An Emotional Tribute Into The Searchers’ Final Scene
Robin Williams Had To Hide One Of Dead Poets Society’s Best Scenes From Disney
Nobody Thought Fight Club Would Make It Out Of Pre-Production
Mars Attacks! Was Inspired By This Paul Newman Disaster Classic
Julia Garner’s Ozark Accent Came By Accident During Her Audition
Citizen Kane’s Opening Scene Caused Chaos In The Theater
John Wayne Almost Walked Away From One Of His Most Beloved Roles
Without The Golden Girls, We Might Not Have Reservoir Dogs
Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Could’ve Starred Mick Jagger And David Bowie
The Reason Pixar Chose Those 5 Emotions For Inside Out
How Michael Bolton Really Felt About Office Space’s Running Joke
How George Romero Cobbled Together A Cast For Night Of The Living Dead
Stephen King Calls This Director His Favorite Collaborator
Here’s Why Bruce Lee Didn’t Show On The First Day Of Shooting Enter The Dragon
How A Throwaway Stanley Kubrick Line Became John Landis’ Calling Card
The Henry & June Controversy Explained: The First NC-17 Movie
Donnie Wahlberg Took His Sixth Sense Role Further Than Anyone Expected
The Reason Matt Damon Agreed To Cameo In EuroTrip
One Of Bill Murray’s Best Movie Moments Was Made Up On The Spot
How Enter The Dragon Pulled Off That Mind-Bending Mirror Scene
Why John Carpenter Doesn’t Watch A Lot Of Modern Horror Movies
We Nearly Saw A Total Recall Sequel – Here’s Why It Didn’t Happen
The Wizard Of Oz Left An $80,000 Scene On The Cutting Room Floor
Why Sylvester Stallone Initially Thought First Blood Would Ruin His Career
The Improvised Line In The Shining That Became An Instant Classic
Why Office Space Drove Fox Executives Crazy Before It Was Released
Alfred Hitchcock’s Expert Tip For Making Horror Scenes More Terrifying
The Interesting Way Snowpiercer Episode Titles Are Named
The Accident That Nearly Destroyed The Fifth Element’s Most Complicated Scene
How The Total Recall Crew Built Mars On Earth
Why The Original Shawshank Redemption Title Was Scrapped
The Deer Hunter Ending Explained: There Is No Going Back
The Apocalypse Now Easter Egg In Goodwill Hunting You May Not Have Noticed
How The Umbrella Academy Brought 1960s Dallas Back To Life
John Wayne Once Taught Ron Howard A Very Important Lesson
Danny DeVito Almost Drowned During This Dangerous It’s Always Sunny Stunt
Writer, Pro Football Network
I offered a bevy of takes on professional football as the Cincinnati Bengals beat writer, fantasy, and general contributor using analytics via PFN’s proprietary Offensive Share Metric (OSM). I also produced the AFC North and Goal and Fantasy Fixers podcast for PFN.
“The Deep State” Fantasy Football Column
Fantasy Football: Waiver wire finds from the Deep State heading into Week 1
Minnesota Vikings: PFN OSM shows vast improvement in Kirk Cousins’ game
Multi-panel, chapel-shaped admissions piece featuring highlights of the university, pull quotes, and campus imagery.
Communication Six Panel Brochure
Program-specific standard brochure for the communication program.
Bishop Shaheen QU Visit Press Release
Media release detailing Marionite Bishop Robert Shajeen’s interactions with students, administration, and Franciscan representation during his visit to Quincy University. Bishop Shaheen did not want the press aware of his visit beforehand, hence the post-event release.
Media release highlighting a drastic increase in enrollment, featuring the work done by university faculty, staff, students, and alumni.
Draft IQ NFL Draft Guides
Draft IQ was a yearly “home-grown” publication (aka a hobby) produced from 2010-2017. It featured special interest stories, statistical breakdowns, and player rankings for the annual NFL Draft.