The 50 Most Bad-Ass Movies Ever

50 bad-ass movies

How many have you seen?

Violence In The Everyday Lives Of Our Boys


Does being a guy mean that you have to fight?

The Weeklings Mock (the) 2014 NFL Draft


“St. Louis really needs help on the O-line, so they go with Sean Hannity. If he can defend Cliven Bundy, he can defend Rams’ quarterback Sam Bradford.”

100 Words on Love: Love is the Parking Lot After

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Love is absorbing brute distortion from three feet away, no stage, just sheets of plywood.

What Album Do You Wish You Could Hear For the First Time Again?


Today’s Question of the Day requires you only to think about the album that really changed you forever.

Kurt Cobain: 20 Years Later

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The big secret of grunge was that it didn’t describe a style of music, fashion, or even attitude. It was the line where the misfits finally broke through. By Sean Beaudoin.

When Your First Love Is Found in the Basement of a Store Too Cool For a Sign


Armed with a fake ID and a sneer, Sean Beaudoin met his first real love in the form of Hüsker Dü’s ‘Zen Arcade’ in 1984.

Going Home to Newtown

Going Home to Newtown

EDITOR’S NOTE: This post first ran on Dec. 20, 2012, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, as Sean Beaudoin returned to his hometown and grappled with what had happened.

Drugs in the Bathroom, Lines on the Court

Socks, gotta have 'em

Sean Beaudoin used to knit. Yeah, so what? You got a problem with that? No, you mind your own business. No, you shut up.

I’d Sacrifice My Epic Vinyl Collection For These Moments With My Daughter


A photo a day: The project that helped Sean Beaudoin understand the truly amazing human being his daughter was becoming.

Reservoir Dogs – The Dent in My Visual and Auditory Framework

Reservoir Dogs, Sean Beaudoin

Sean Beaudoin cannot believe it’s been twenty years since the iconic film Reservoir Dogs premiered and he first played the cassette tape of “Little Green Bag” in his tiny apartment.

RIP Elmore Leonard, Bard of Detroit, Chronicler of Florida

Elmore Leonard, Sean Beaudoin

Novelist Sean Beaudoin says goodbye to the Great American writer, bard of Detroit, chronicler of Florida, king of brevity, scourge of dialog tags, believer in The Solitary Man and more.

Read This. Please. The Horrors of Self Promotion.

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Sean Beaudoin hates the treadmill of self-promotion that he’s on. But as a writer, what choice does he have?

There Is No Advice That Doesn’t Suck


Sean Beaudoin has only one real piece of advice: You’re the one who is responsible for making your own life interesting.

Mad Men Episode 9: Is There a Cure For Don Draper’s Sex Addiction?

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Joanna Schroeder recaps Episode 9 of Mad Men, and explains the ways in which great television is as much about our own hopes and dreams as it is about the storyline and characters.

100 Words on Love: I. Love.

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Malbec. Robert Mitchum. Blueberries. My wife’s laugh. Phoebe Cates. Diet Ginger Ale. My Bloody Valentine. Madrid.