The Drunk on Writing Dissections

The Drunk on Writing Dissections

In the Drunk on Writing Dissections, I review, analyze and just plain dig deep into a range of different topics and focus that have one thing in common: their, mostly, excellent writing. For fun, there're also beer and liquor pairings!... Show More

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A critical look at the first short story collection from Stephen King, NIGHT SHIFT, and a beer pairing with Kent Falls Brewing Co.'s Multiverse. ---------------------------------------- Brought to you in part through the patronage of Karen and Andrew Pawlowski. Become a patron now at drunkonwriting.com! ---------------------------------------- Get early shows, vote on what's published, and watch a bevy of exclusive con... Read more

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A critical discussion of Richard Bachman's (Stephen King's) RAGE, and how it's such an unfortunate reminder not much has changed in forty years. ---------------------------------------- Brought to you in part through the patronage of Stephanie Brelsford, Michael Brown, Ariya Norinth, and Karen and Andrew Pawlowski. Become a patron now at drunkonwriting.com! ---------------------------------------- Get early shows... Read more

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A critical discussion of Stephen King's THE SHINING and its 1980 film adaptation directed by Stanley Kubrick. Featuring a pairing and review of Tröegs' BLIZZARD OF HOPS. THE SHINING is available wherever books and films are sold. Ask your local retailer about Tröegs' BLIZZARD OF HOPS. "Here's Johnny!" compilation by AFX. ---------------------------------------- Brought to you in part through the patronag... Read more

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A critical discussion of Stephen King's 'SALEM'S LOT and its 1979 film adaptation directed by Tobe Hooper, also featuring a pairing and review of the 2014 La Patache MÉDOC BORDEAUX. 'SALEM'S LOT is available wherever books are sold. Ask your local retailer about the La Patache. ---------------------------------------- Brought to you in part through the patronage of Stephanie Brelsford, Ariya Norinth, and Kare... Read more

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The first of the Stephen King Dissection series! A critical discussion of Stephen King's CARRIE and its 1976 film adaptation directed by Brian De Palma, also featuring a pairing and review of Dogfish Head's FLESH & BLOOD. CARRIE is available wherever books are sold. Ask your local retailer about FLESH & BLOOD. ---------------------------------------- Brought to you in part through the patronage of Stephanie Brel... Read more

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What to do with a bunch of books that didn't get their own videos? Well, why not MINI dissections?! Featuring reviews and commentary on: Roger Crowley's EMPIRES OF THE SEA (available here: https://www.amazon.com/Empires-Sea-Battle-Lepanto-Contest/dp/0812977645) John Berendt's MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL (available here: https://www.amazon.com/Midnight-Garden-Good-Evil-Savannah/dp/0679751521) Erik Larson&... Read more

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Robert M. Edsel's THE MONUMENTS MEN, available now wherever books are sold, is a must-read for any fan of history, and gives an eye into a little-known facet of World War II. ---------------------------------------- Brought to you in part through the patronage of Karen and Andrew Pawlowski. Become a patron now at drunkonwriting.com! ---------------------------------------- Get early shows, vote on what's published, an... Read more

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June 18, 2019 10 min

In this episode, I dig into the Gorillaz’ fifth studio album, Humanz—one of my now favorite albums of all time, though it didn’t start that way. ---------------------------------------- Follow Gorillaz online: http://facebook.com/Gorillaz http://twitter.com/GorillazBand http://instagram/Gorillaz For more information on Gorillaz, check out the official website at http://www.gorillaz.com ---------------------------------------- ... Read more

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In this episode, originally released at drunkonwriting.com as a video on Halloween 2017, I’m joined by my lovely wife Kim as we talk about the 1993 horror comedy HOCUS POCUS, starring Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy. It was the first time Kim had ever seen the movie, and far from that for me… but our appreciation of it was… rather somewhat equal. Surprisingly. ---------------------------------------- Get ear... Read more

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Today, we’re digging into a thought I had shortly after beating THE LAST OF US—a Playstation exclusive video game… basically about zombies (though so much more than that), developed by Naughty Dog and first released back in 2013. That thought was: are there truly any bad guys in the game? ---------------------------------------- Brought to you in part through the patronage of Stephanie Brelsford, Ariya Norinth, and Karen and And... Read more

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There's much more to LA LA LAND than merely a love story. In fact... you know what? It's not really a love story at all. And here's why. Was it better than Infinity War or a waste of time, the sequel to end all sequels or just another notch in Marvel's belt? We answer those questions in a spoiler-free review and then dive deep into the plot. Full spoilers ahead after the tag! ------------------------------------... Read more

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The very first Drunk on Writing Dissection ever explores Eric and Mary Josephson's MAN ALONE: ALIENATION IN MODERN SOCIETY. It also gives some fun insight into why Drunk on Writing was launched, and the hopes for the channel.

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