Matthew Reddin

Hello America, From Australia: Licking Things in a Grocery Store

(Photo by Daniel Lloyd Blunk-Fernández on Unsplash)
In his column, “Licking Things in a Grocery Store,” Matthew Reddin looks at the recent sentencing of a Texas man to 15 months in federal prison for a hoax he posted.   I’d like to add an item to the “Only in America” files, except for the fact that this wouldn’t likely happen only in America. There ... Read the full article
Matthew Reddin

Matt Reddin has been writing nonsense about film, TV, books, music, and live theatre for a touch over 20 years. He’s gone from the halcyon days of street press in Perth, to regional dailies, national magazines, and major metropolitan newspapers. Now, in between bouts of sporadically yelling at clouds, he vents his creative spleen at www.lessercolumn.com.au

Dispatches From the Apocalypse: We have angered the Algorithm. (October 9, 2021)

In Sean Davis’s latest Dispatches From the Apocalypse, he looks at the destructive results, social and psychological, of continuing to ratchet up the Great Algorithm. 

Boy With Shovel: The Misfits (Let’s Abort Texas)

Chad M. Christensen’s newest Boy With Shovel column, “The Misfits (Let’s Abort Texas),” is about the current state of affairs, shady politicians, and Texas.

Dispatches From the Apocalypse: We Are the Darkest Timeline Versions of Ourselves (September 25, 2021)

In Sean Davis’s latest Dispatches From the Apocalypse, he explains how Johnny Depp, DaBaby, Nicki Minaj, and time-traveling road warriors have saved us all.

My Summer of Seeing Friends: “If Not Now, When?”

The fall equinox is upon us and, as the seasons change, Nancy Townsley reflects on her summer spent connecting with friends during these COVID times. 

Dispatches From the Apocalypse: The Immortal Rich and the Illusion of Justified Hatred (September 15, 2021)

In Sean Davis’s latest Dispatches From the Apocalypse, “The Immortal Rich and the Illusion of Justified Hatred,” Davis explains the decline of America since 9/11.

Dispatches From the Apocalypse: Texas Is a Big Part of This New Extinction Level Event (September 8, 2021)

In Sean Davis’s latest Dispatches From the Apocalypse, “Texas Is a Big Part of This New Extinction Level Event,” Davis offers advice to the future on how not to kill ourselves.

Dispatches From the Apocalypse: Horse Dewormer & Robot Overlords (August 30, 2021)

In Sean Davis’s latest Dispatches From the Apocalypse, “Horse Dewormer & Robot Overlords,” Davis documents the latest news, from Kardashians to ivermectin. 

Boy With Shovel: The Wasp (and the Avocado Jungle of Death)

Chad M. Christensen’s next Boy With Shovel column, “The Wasp (and the Avocado Jungle of Death),” is about a battle with an angry wasp and a B movie from the ’80s.

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