When stacked up against Storm King’s Thunder, Tomb of Annihilation feels blessedly streamlined and adventure-focused. There are no politics to navigate, no sieges to weather—it’s just a deep dive into an unforgiving wilderness to destroy an artifact that can’t be destroyed. … read more
2049 is a film of misconceptions—highly unfortunate misconceptions at that. There are mind benders upon more. I guess this is the part where I raise my hand and start reciting to the class my notes, as this film was the first one I’ve seen since I graduated from University that made me feel like a student again.
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The reader initially glances into Heatwave and instantly wants to pull the curtains shut. But author Zach Matheson’s sophomore novel sticks with us, so we pull the curtains back again and peer through its pages. We become consumed by its deviant behavior, its twisted tale. We’re the fly on the wall that can read minds. … read more
I needed a milder top that was also a bit less woollike in its texture—something that let me forget that I was wearing it, even. The Smartwool Merino 250 Baselayer Crew found its way to me, and it’s an impeccably comfortable base on which to build in a handful of effective ways.
The Black Diamond Pursuit Ski Shell continues the stoke that I feel with their product line. Its design features clean lines in a minimalist approach—just the way I like it. Of course, it’s still a ski shell and looks the part, but with some design elements that help it to go beyond a typical outdoor jacket. … read more