WWE Raw25 Thoughts: Feeling Underwhelmed

January 23, 2018By Patrick Moran

Typically the morning after Raw I post a column with five takeaways from the night before.   Of course, last night wasn’t a typical Raw and I’m not one to sell my legions of fans short.   Many of the legends that have made Raw the longest-running episodic television show in history were on hand last night … Read More

The Trailer For Super Troopers 2 Is Amazing

January 19, 2018By Patrick Moran

17 years in the making, the official trailer for Super Troopers 2 is now out in advance of the movie hitting theaters on April 20.  A “420” release date—how (not) ironic. IMBD.com describes the plot: “when a border dispute arises between the U.S. and Canada, the Super Troopers are tasked with establishing a Highway Patrol … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#31) Madonna – Madonna

January 19, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1983 Notable Songs: “Holiday”, “Lucky Star”, “Borderline”, “Everybody”, “Burning Up” Album MVP: “Borderline” Why I Loved It: This album is truly a pioneer in the genre of dance music, setting the bar extremely high not just in the mid-80s but for many years since. “Borderline” is the first of what would be countless … Read More

5 Takeaways From Smackdown Live (1/16/18): The Smackdown Slump

January 17, 2018By Patrick Moran

Here’s my five primary takeaways from Smackdown Live last night in Laredo, Texas.  If you want match-by-match results or expert full commentary you’re barking up the wrong tree.  These are simply five takeaways of mine based on the show. ♦ Bobby Roode is a cool robe and even better entrance music.  Sorry, but that’s all … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#33) Toto – Toto IV

January 17, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1982 Notable Songs: “Rosanna”, “Make Believe”, “Africa”, “I Won’t Hold Back”, “Waiting For Your Love” Album MVP: “Africa” Why I Loved It: It’s hard to put into words how much I love the single “Africa.”  Let me put it to you this way – last year on this very blog I ran a … Read More

5 Takeaways From Monday Night Raw (1/15/18): Get These Hands!

January 16, 2018By Patrick Moran

Here’s my five primary takeaways from Monday Night Raw last night in San Antonio, Texas.  If you want match-by-match results or full expert commentary you’re barking up the wrong tree. These are simply my five takeaways based on the show: ♦ Braun Strowman’s the best thing to ever happen to professional wrestling if not my … Read More

Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#34) Def Leppard – Pyromania

January 16, 2018By Patrick Moran

Year Released: 1983 Notable Songs: “Photograph”, “Rock of Ages”, “Foolin”, “Too Late for Love” Album MVP: “Rock of Ages” Why I Loved It: First and foremost when I recall this album I instantly think of its unforgettable cover. I was only around 12 years old when Pyromania came out and I vividly remember going with … Read More

TV Review: “Love” (Seasons 1-2)

January 15, 2018By Patrick Moran

I’ve spent nearly the past two years of my existence not watching “Love” on Netflix; an original series created by Judd Apatow, Paul Rust and Lesley Arfin.  Before proceeding let me say this —- “Love” is as a romantic comedy with some bite, something you’d expect from an Apatow adaptation but make no mistake about … Read More