Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: Argento’s ‘Phenomena’ is a crazy classic for Italian horror fans

CULT CORNER: Argento’s ‘Phenomena’ is a crazy classic for Italian horror fans

The term “master of horror” is not one that should be thrown around lightly. There are many icons in the horror genre, along with legendary directors, but true masters of horror are not nearly as abundant. Dario Argento, though, is truly a master. He is a director that has not only created some of the […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Fruitallica DIPA by Stone Brewing Company, Beavertown Brewery, and Garage Project

DRINK IT DOWN: Fruitallica DIPA by Stone Brewing Company, Beavertown Brewery, and Garage Project

…And IPAs for All Beer: Fruitallica Brewer: Stone Brewing Company in collaboration with Beavertown Brewery and Garage Project Style: American Imperial/Double IPA ABV: 8.00% Description: Fruitallica pours an extremely murky orange hue reminiscent of fresh orange juice, with a thick white head that leaves a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is fruit forward, […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: Step into ‘The Void’ for ’80s sci-fi/horror done right in 2017

CULT CORNER: Step into ‘The Void’ for ’80s sci-fi/horror done right in 2017

Science fiction and horror are a wonderful pairing in a film when done right. When done wrong, though, it can lead to a mess filled with CGI effects and bad writing that will eventually wind up as “Mystery Science Theater 3000” fodder. Thankfully, “The Void” gets the pairing perfect and checks a lot of boxes […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: Octoberfest by Samuel Adams (Boston Beer Company)

DRINK IT DOWN: Octoberfest by Samuel Adams (Boston Beer Company)

Prost! Prost! Prost! Beer: Octoberfest Brewer: Boston Brewing Company (Samuel Adams) Style: Märzen/Oktoberfest ABV: 5.30% Description: Sam Adams Octoberfest pours a deep red amber hue that has all the colors of fall, with a rocky, slightly beige head that leaves a thick lacing on the glass. The aroma is malt forward with rich toasted caramel […]

 Derek Warren

CULT CORNER: New Blu-ray gives Italian slasher ‘Madhouse’ the ‘nasty’ release it deserves

CULT CORNER: New Blu-ray gives Italian slasher ‘Madhouse’ the ‘nasty’ release it deserves

Italy has delivered an onslaught of classic horror movies over the years but, as with any region, some slipped through the cracks. There are certainly movies that disappeared due to a lack of quality, but many just did not have proper distribution at the time of their release. Regardless of the reason, it is a […]

 Derek Warren

DRINK IT DOWN: 12th of Never Ale by Lagunitas Brewing Company

DRINK IT DOWN: 12th of Never Ale by Lagunitas Brewing Company

Never say never Beer: 12th of Never Ale Brewer: Lagunitas Brewing Company Style: American Pale Ale ABV: 5.50% Description: 12th of Never pours a clear golden hue with a bright white frothy head that leaves a thick and sticky layer of lacing on the glass. The aroma is filled with tropical and citrus fruit notes […]

 Derek Warren

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: How we became horror fans through the decades

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: How we became horror fans through the decades

Cult Personalities is a brand new podcast dedicated to all the geeky, underrated, unusual, and offbeat movies, music, TV shows, books, comics, collectibles, beer, and more that we’re passionate about – basically anything that may have a cult following that influenced and shaped us into the irreverent weirdos that we are today. Hosted by beer […]

 Derek Warren

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Collecting hobbies over a lifetime

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Collecting hobbies over a lifetime

Cult Personalities is a brand new podcast dedicated to all the geeky, underrated, unusual, and offbeat movies, music, TV shows, books, comics, collectibles, beer, and more that we’re passionate about – basically anything that may have a cult following that influenced and shaped us into the irreverent weirdos that we are today. Hosted by beer […]

 Derek Warren

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Food and cooking with Chef Gene Philbin of Peculiar Culinary Company

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Food and cooking with Chef Gene Philbin of Peculiar Culinary Company

Cult Personalities is a brand new podcast dedicated to all the geeky, underrated, unusual, and offbeat movies, music, TV shows, books, comics, collectibles, beer, and more that we’re passionate about – basically anything that may have a cult following that influenced and shaped us into the irreverent weirdos that we are today. Hosted by beer […]

 Derek Warren

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Influential and enjoyable cult comedy

CULT PERSONALITIES PODCAST: Influential and enjoyable cult comedy

Cult Personalities is a brand new podcast dedicated to all the geeky, underrated, unusual, and offbeat movies, music, TV shows, books, comics, collectibles, beer, and more that we’re passionate about – basically anything that may have a cult following that influenced and shaped us into the irreverent weirdos that we are today. Hosted by beer […]

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