Looking back on any given movie of a certain time period is a good way to discover the values that society had held during that time. Moreover, horror movies, in particular, have displayed common allegories that give clues into the… Continue Reading →
Per Matt Crystal is considered the traditional 15th-year anniversary gift, but for Mafiaoza’s Music City Brewer’s Festival, which is celebrating its 15th annual beer festival in Nashville this week, a different type of gift should be honored: Craft Beer! More… Continue Reading →
Per Matt One of the biggest trends within the craft-beer industry is the creation of culinary beers. Executive chefs previously primarily opened restaurants, but now they are opening brewpubs, as well. The collision of the culinary and beverage industries has produced Moody Tongue Brewing Company,… Continue Reading →
A couple of years ago, after more than 15 years as a professional special makeup effects artist, I had the opportunity to be a part of the cast of Face Off – a makeup competition series on the SyFy channel…. Continue Reading →
HYPERICON! You have to admit, it’s cool to say… and by “say” I mean: to cry out as if to summon a thunder-god. It also works well if said quietly, as if the name, itself, was a sacred relic you almost… Continue Reading →
Ahh, conventions! Where cosplayers roam and superfans unite in a geek collective, free to be their awesome, geeky selves. With the beginning of E3, summer convention season is now officially in full swing and I’ve got a few pro tips from… Continue Reading →
Creators, makers and performers will unite this weekend to promote the continuation of literacy at Nashville’s popular-arts conference, Hypericon. Taking place at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel from June 17-19, this multi-genre event has something in store for all fandoms.