"You'd assume the waning light, the overnight frosts and morning temperatures hovering just above freezing would trigger sadness and regret. They do. But it's a peculiar kind of melancholy, one with sweetness and nostalgia mixed in." —This dude really likes fall, and who can blame him, it is the best season.
Pumpkin beer, like anchovies on pizza or shorts on men, can be a divisive topic: you either like it or you don't. If you don't, well, walk on by—nothing to see here. But if you are, like me, a devotee of the gourd-based brewing arts, you are well aware that not all pumpkin beers are created equal. Which one is the best? More to the point, which one is the best for you?
There are so many pumpkin beers, and so little time in which to drink them. Let me make your autumn easier—for the past two years, I've held a pumpkin beer tasting, pitting competitors head to [...]
What movies are you looking forward between now and the end of Oscar nominating season? Here they all are, the movies between Lincoln, The Master, Django Unchained and Frankenweenie, the four tentpoles of the fall. (Not really kidding.) Something to keep in mind: "Does anyone weep and tremble better than Naomi Watts? No one really does." IT IS NOT a terrible time to be alive, it turns out.