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Commentary

Rivertown Revival: After Dark!

One may quibble the Petaluma River is technically a tidal estuary, but “Tidal-Estuary Revival” lacks that certain Je ne sais quoi that The Rivertown...

Film

Born on the Fourth of July (or Faux Pas July?)

When I met Ron Kovic In one of my more embarrassing literary moments, Eugene Ruggles, a lauded local poet who haunted the halls of the...

Werewolf Serenade at AVFest!

Below is some ready-made PR for film fans to sink their teeth into regarding our upcoming screening at Healdsburg's AVFest... https://vimeo.com/fmrl/werewolf-serenade-trailer FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ‘Werewolf Serenade’...

Movies, Marketing & Mayhem

Media

Lit Game

Born on the Fourth of July (or Faux Pas July?)

When I met Ron Kovic In one of my more embarrassing literary moments, Eugene Ruggles, a lauded local poet who haunted the halls of the...

Parting Lips

Sept. 23: Autumn Ode

Daedalus Howell
Welcome to one man's search for meaning through media making. Whether you're an active "creative," or an artist-adjacent culture serf, perhaps you will find my (mis)adventures in the screentrade, publishing, journalism and other arts edifying and inspiring — or at least mordantly humorous. More about me here.
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Epicure & Adventures

Hail, Caesar: The Origin of the Caesar Salad at 100

Americans are precious about food lore, particularly the origins of their favorite dishes. Tell them that French fries are Belgian or that pasta originated in...

On Hitchcock: The Birds, Bodega and Wine 

When we think of filmmakers and wine, it’s likely in this order of appearance that they come to mind: Francis Ford Coppola, Orson Welles,...

Wake Up and Smell National Coffee Day

Americans consume 491 million cups of coffee every day, and a disproportionate amount of that is due to me. Had the National Coffee Association, who...

Holy Mole! The S. Pratsch Grüner Veltliner

Grüner Veltliner — sure, it sounds like some kind of Viennese rail system — but the Austrian white wine varietal has been popular stateside...

Craft Beer Week

This much I know I love: California Craft Beer Week starts on a Friday and ends on a Tuesday-11 days later. That’s a helluva week of...
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Special Focus on Mustaches

Sad to report that our documentary film, A Brief History of the Mustache in Cinema, has been shaved from the development slate of upstart...
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