Film guy, home video columnist, love silent films and noir

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I write the weekly newspaper column Stream On Demand and write and edit the companion website Stream On Demand at Home ( I am a contributing writer for Turner Classic Movies Online, The Seattle Weekly, Keyframe, and Cinephiled, and the editor of Parallax View (

Have you ever used a typewriter?


Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

Jed Leland, drama critic of The Inquirer

Did you work for your high school newspaper? If so, what did you do there?

No, but I wrote an arts newsletter in high school and wrote for my college paper.