In the latest episode of the Substandard (subscribe, tell your friends, leave a review!), we discuss a movie that cost $90 million to make, stars Will Smith and Joel Edgerton, and never even made it to theaters: Bright.
In the latest episode of the Substandard (subscribe, leave a review, tell your friends), we discuss the year’s biggest blockbuster, Star Wars: The Last Jedi (spoilers).
In this latest episode of the Substandard (subscribe, tell your friends, leave a review!), we discuss The Disaster Artist (Sonny rehashes his review of it), The Room, and what defines a cult classic.
In this special Substandard Thanksgiving episode (subscribe, tell your friends, leave a review), we spend an inordinate amount of time dissecting Justice League.
Last week I served as a judge for an international whiskey competition, to which friends and colleagues expressed all manner of encouragement. “Lucky you!” said one. “Lucky bastard,” joked another.
Last month I went down to Mount Vernon, Va., the home of George Washington. But I wasn’t touring the mansion and gardens, where busloads of visitors were milling around. Instead I drove further down the road to the distillery. Yes, aside from being a farmer, general, and our first president, George Washington was a distiller of whiskey.
As reported on NBC News, Vice President Mike Pence has been in regular communication with former vice presidents Joe Biden and Dick Cheney.
Earlier this week Politico profiled Keith Schiller, President Trump’s former “body man,” who recently testified before the House Intelligence Committee.
On this latest episode of the Substandard (subscribe, leave a review, tell your friends), we discuss Thor: Ragnarok, which, over the weekend, smashed the competition.
Eight years ago I asked Christopher Kimball point-blank if he had any interest in cooking with yuzu, a small citrus fruit popular in Japan that’s become trendy in this country. Kimball, who at the time hosted America’s Test Kitchen and edited Cook’s Illustrated, did not mince words:
“No. I have no interest, zero interest in talking about things our readers are not going to actually do. What’s the point? Unless we give people stuff they really want to use, we wouldn’t be in business.”