Ed Reed: Pick-six king enshrined in Canton

Back in elementary school, I frequently read a book about the Baltimore Ravens and one line always stood out. In discussing Baltimore’s tradition of stifling defenses, it described the Ravens’ unit as something to the effect of  “tougher a brick wall” and “stingier than cobwebs.” I saw those imposing Ravens defenses for four glorious years … Continue reading Ed Reed: Pick-six king enshrined in Canton

Oral History: Behind the Scenes of Braintrust Productions

Nicky G. Bum Squad. Oh We Rollin. The following article is an oral history of the Braintrust Productions (a.k.a. Wootton XC videos) and their impact on all those involved over the memorable span of three years and six films.  Each section (with the exception of the conclusion) contains a YouTube link to the corresponding video.  … Continue reading Oral History: Behind the Scenes of Braintrust Productions

Us provides audiences doses of thrill, imagination, and reality

Note: This is a spoiler-free review. In a recent interview with MTV that I saw on YouTube, Jordan Peele, the director of the horror film Us, was posed the question of whether he’s received any offers to direct movies for popular franchises. His response was perfect. “I did get a lot of amazing opportunities. In … Continue reading Us provides audiences doses of thrill, imagination, and reality