Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Childhood Neighborhood Tour



Behold a very special, end of the year RtW finale video! It's been an idea I've had for a couple years now to bring a cameraman with me to my childhood neighborhood and do a walking tour. We did this in one take. No scripts, rehearsal, etc. completely spontaneous, on the fly, off the cuff, and in the moment. And I think it ended up pretty much perfect. Sure, I can nitpick in my head, think of recollections of yesteryear I forgot to mention, stories I could have shared, spent more time on this or that, but overall I'm very happy with it. Once the camera came on I was in my element or the zone so to speak and while I can easily wax nostalgic about growing up any time or place it was especially a treat to do it in the very alley and along the sidewalk of where I actually grew up.

So get comfortable, get zen, get yourself a drink or snack, and spend some time with me and my old neighborhood. I had so much fun bringing this video to life for you and I hope it'll find you well. Perhaps it'll make you think of the places that you grew up. Let's make 2015 one of the best years yet but never forget where you've been along the way that helped make you who you are today. That does it for me as I put another jam-packed year of Review the World to bed. Much love to you all. Best wishes. I'm Outie 5000!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dale Jr. Creole & Green Onion Chips



In one of the more odd reviews in recent memory a seemingly ordinary potato chip review goes rogue as we inadvertently investigate local legend Lawyers Building. A mysterious enigma where urban legend speaks of a mythical lawyer-producing building of infamy and power. A strange anomaly amid downtown this modern day Bigfoot is caught live on camera and we discuss its origin and ongoing stature as an area landmark. And we also review some cheap chips to boot!

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Key Lime Coconut Patties & Honey Sriracha Chips



We've got a double dose of review in our dossier for you today, soldier! So gear up and crank up the volume in your headphones, set the quality controls to 1080p, and watch us totally get our review on in high-definition for your viewing pleasure! Brian has recruited Keith and Nick to enter battle with two eager enemies in a case of palate combat! First up with the local ice cream shop as a backdrop we taste some old Creamy Key Lime Coconut Patties we've had sitting around our closet a few months. Then we swing by gorgeous geographical goliath Harbin Park to tempt our tastebuds with Herr's Extra Crunchy Kettle Cooked Honey Sriracha Chips! Enjoy!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Warheads Sour Chewy Cubes



It's a rainy day but that doesn't keep RtW away! Brian and the gang sample a unique spin-off from the popular Warheads line their Sour Chewy Cubes. Amid the ballpark and picnic shelter enclave we sample and analyze each and every flavor as the rain falls. Bring a raincoat and your most sour face and join us for this wet and wonderful review!

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Thanksgiving Gumballs



We're celebrating RtW's premier holiday Thanksgiving with something incendiary! Thanksgiving gumballs! Yes, bubble gum flavored like such beloved holiday dishes as cranberries, pumpkin pie, and turkey! Make sure you bring these to grandma's big meal and sit them next to the gravy and yams. Watch as we take it to downtown Hamilton, OH to review these unique holiday treats in one of my favorite videos of the year!

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Decades of Cinema Podcast

I wanted to plug a new project of mine that just launched and that I'll be working on regularly throughout 2015 and hopefully beyond. My first-ever podcast. Decades of Cinema sees pal Sean and myself tackling reviews of ten films per episode. One from every decade from the 1920s through the 2010s. Besides looking at films past and present, we'll also be doing a lot of other misc. film talk tackling a variety of cinema-related topics, all the while examining the context and joy of cinema. Please give us a listen long-time and new RtW fans alike especially if you're a movie lover like us!