Tim Tan Huynh

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Chris Isaak – “Wicked Game”

8 Nov 2015 — It's the perfect song and video for daydreaming. Read

The best Bond themes that never were

6 Nov 2015 — The worldwide release of Spectre, the 24th official Bond movie, gives me a chance to post my favorite songs that have a 007 vibe and don't feature in any of the movies. Read

“The Wheel” (Carousel), eight years later

19 Oct 2015 — Eight years and about one hour ago, the best-ever Mad Men scene aired. Read

V has come to

31 Aug 2015Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain will finally be in stores tomorrow. I think I'll buy a PS3 copy on its launch day, but in any case, the game marks the apparent end of my favorite series, period. Read

Friday Night Lights

14 Aug 2015 — For a decade, I've been daydreaming about high-school football practices in the early-morning August heat of a dusty, west Texas town. I have this book, and its movie adaptation, to thank. Read

NFL 2K5

21 Jul 2015 — This game is worth remembering because of its excellent presentation and cool innovations that hold up after all these years. A fateful business deal by its competitor means that NFL 2K5 is the last of its series. Read

Stella Artois

4 Apr 2015 — The Stella Artois advertising depicts 1960s sophistication and style. The commercials range in simplicity and silliness, but most of them make me wish that I'm there, and I don't even drink beer. Read

Hoop Dreams

27 Mar 2015 — The critically-acclaimed and controversially-overlooked 1994 documentary will be available in Blu-Ray format for the first time in a few days. Like a jumpshot that hits the mark, this movie has a release with perfect timing. Read

Snickers – “Basketball” (Patrick Chewing)

18 Feb 2015 — This commercial is memorable because of its short length and slapstick humor. It makes creative use of the featured athlete's competitive persona and literal name as well as the advertised product's distinct logo. Read

To Kill a Mockingbird and its sequel

6 Feb 2015 — The literary world got a proverbial shot in the arm with news of a second Harper Lee book. The book is a big deal because of Ms Lee's long, self-imposed retirement and because it's a sequel to her classic debut. Read