Writing Samples

I got my first professional writing job in 1996, but I’ve gotten better at it since then.

In 1998, I launched Teleport City, one of the earliest sites dedicated to global cult entertainment.

These days, you can find me on my newest site, Suburban Pagans, launched in April of 2022.

Books and Home Video | Entertainment | Academic, Technical and Research | Food and Drink

Books and Home Video

  • Cocktails and Capers: Cult Cinema, Cocktails, Crime, & Cool. September 2018, Teleport City Press.
  • “Invisible Man in Japan.” Essay included in Blu-Ray release of The Invisible Man Appears/The Invisible Man vs. the Human Fly. Arrow Video, July 2021.
  • The New Single Malt Whiskey: More Than 325 Bottles, From 197 Distilleries, in More Than 25 Countries. Clay Risen, Editor. Contributing essayist. Cider Mill Press, October 2016.
  • Sex and Zen & A Bullet in the Head: The Essential Guide to Hong Kong’s Mind-bending Films. Stefan Hammond and Milke Wilkens, Editors. Contributing reviewer. Touchstone Press, August 1996.


Food and Drink: Alcohol Professor

Academic, Technical, and Research: The Download