James Charisma

Television

'Now and Again' Is the Greatest Sci-Fi Show You've Never Seen

Sad Netflix canceled 'The OA'? Here’s another pseudo-scientific, body-swapping series that was taken too soon.
James Charisma
8.16.19
Film

'Indiana Jones' Has Aged Terribly

The world’s most famous fictional archaeologist's legacy feels as dusty as his antiquities.
James Charisma
6.20.19
food-features

Chef Chris Oh Keeps a Frozen Egg McMuffin in the Fridge for 'Hangover Emergencies'

The chef of Chingu Hawaii and Seoul Sausage Co also has strong feelings about condiments for Spam and the ideal way to reheat pizza.
James Charisma
5.16.19
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Jack in the Box Jalapeño Poppers Got Me Through Tough Times

When you're making eight dollars an hour but need a complex, Michelin-star-worthy flavor bomb, these are the snack for you.
James Charisma
4.1.19
Film

‘Bad Santa’ Is a Heartwarming Holiday Film About Overcoming Male Impotence

“Are you saying there’s something wrong with my gear? Is that what you’re saying?”
James Charisma
11.29.18
Film

16 Wonderfully Weird Cake-Centric Movie Scenes to Watch for National Cake Day

From Mrs. Doubtfire's frosting face to Bruce Bogtrotter's chocolate cake endurance test.
James Charisma
11.26.18
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Watch the 16 Most Iconic Fast Food Scenes in Film Cuz It's National Fast Food Day

From Big Kahuna burgers and Krabby patties to “mystic” pizza and “Captain Hook” fish and chips, these are the top fast food scenes in cinema.
James Charisma
11.16.18
hawaii

Honolulu Says Farewell to Its Most Legendary Diner (and Craziest Tiki Bar)

From drag queens to tuba players, everyone seems to have a story about Wailana Coffee House.
James Charisma
11.1.18
Halloween

Hurley from 'Lost' Builds an Unreal Haunted House in Hawaii Every Halloween

This year, Jorge Garcia conjured a demented carnival with killer clowns.
James Charisma
10.30.18
Film

I Ate a Steak-Only Diet Like Orson Welles and Alfred Hitchcock and Ended Up as Twisted as Them

What hidden worlds lie just beyond a few dozen ounces of beef?
James Charisma
10.30.18
hawaii

For Hawaiians, Defending 'Aloha' and 'Poke' Is About More than Just Food

Hawaii-based writer James Charisma explains why there's more to the Aloha Poke Co. drama than just semantics.
James Charisma
8.2.18
Fast Food

How Much Has White Castle Changed Since Harold & Kumar's Infamous Burger Quest?

30 sliders each. Five orders of fries. Five Cokes. But is it still the same in the age of the Impossible Slider?
James Charisma
5.21.18
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