The AV Club

Ep. 326: Kyle Ryan – Creator of Band Name Bureau

If you were a fan of The AV Club, as I was and largely still am, then it’s safe to assume one of the features you looked forward to at the end of each year was The Year in Band Names. The creator of that delightful and staggering annual piece of work was Kyle Ryan….

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Ep. 253: Tom Breihan – Pop Culture Writer, Stereogum, AV Club, elsewhere

It was right about the third paragraph of his review of Total Recall in his superlative “A History of Violence” series on The A.V. Club, that Tom Breihan became my current favorite pop culture writer. Here’s that paragraph: Judged as a straight-up ’80s action movie, Total Recall is, quite simply, one of the best. It…

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