• Film Review – 47 Meters Down (2017)

    Just when The Doctor thought it was safe to go back to the movies… I have a bone to pick that has nothing to do with the actual film, so I will place my grousing in a footnote for those who are interested * An authentically scary horror movie...
  • Film Review – The Mummy (2017)

    Certain turns of events had transpired against me recently in The Doctor’s office and caused me to reason, in as much as I am capable of sound reasoning anymore, that time had called for a sojourn to the local movie theater. I even went sober – well, sober-ish –...
  • Review – Skinny Mummy cigar by Tatuaje

    When The Doctor informed me that he recently watched the new Tom Cruise film The Mummy and felt compelled to write an upcoming review, well it inspired me to dig through the remaining Tatuaje Skinny Monsters in my humidor and resume our legendary Monster Series of film/cigar reviews. Cigar:...
  • Film Review – A Dark Song (2017)

    “For in much wisdom is much grief. And he that increaseth knowledge increaseth sorrow.” Just because I am a man of science doesn’t mean that your favorite Doctor cannot also be a man of religion and occasionally quote scripture. The above snippet from Ecclesiates would serve as a warning...
  • Cigar Review – CAO Amazon Basin (2016)

    Cigar: Amazon Basin (6 x 52) Company: CAO Wrapper: Ecuadorian Sumatra Binder: Nicaragua Filler: Dominican Republic, Colombian, Brazilian Braganca Price: $10 Acquired: Habana House, Round Rock TX Elements: Corner Of No Hope / a big fucking bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon From the CAO website: “CAO Amazon Basin tastes as...
  • Film Review – Life (2017)

    After returning refreshed from my small vacation at baseball’s spring training in the Arizona Cactus League, I found it difficult to get back into the daily grind. I dare anyone to say they feel otherwise, especially if you’ve had the pleasure of being served a pre-game meal of tasty...
  • Film Review – Split (2016)

    Despite the clear, warm, spring-type weather of a recent Tuesday, I decided to take a foray to the local cinematorium. This is not to be confused with a sanitarium, which is where I like to hang out on weekends. What to see? It was slim pickens, and I don’t...
  • Cigar Review – Intemperance Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Washington

    Cigar: Intemperance Whiskey Rebellion 1794 Washington (5 1/2 x 54) Company: RoMa Craft Tobac Wrapper: Ecuadorian Habano Binder: Indonesian Besuki Filler: Dominican and Nicaraguan Price: $7.85 Acquired: Purchased five-pack from Famous Smoke Shop Elements: Corner Of No Hope / Imperial Java Stout by Santa Fe Brewing Company / a...
  • Academy Awards – Our 2017 Oscar Predictions!!!

    It’s Oscar season! If you close your eyes and concentrate hard enough you can almost smell that perfect mix of high fashion and pretentious bullshit from your own living room! But seriously folks, as many respectable outlets compose their well though out, analytical dissection of this year’s nominees and...