James Charisma

TV

How 'Better Call Saul' and 'Breaking Bad' Changed Albuquerque Forever

We talked to Miguel Jaramillo, who tracks the shows' filming locations, about how ABQ became as much of a star as Walter White or Saul Goodman.
James Charisma
3 days ago
Film

The Future Is Now: What ‘Blade Runner’ Got Right and Wrong About 2019

The planet: dying. Cars: not yet flying. Noodles: still delicious.
James Charisma
11.25.19
Film

'Pulp Fiction' Is Best Understood Through Its Obsession With Fast Food

From the Big Kahuna burger to the $5 milkshake, Tarantino's 25-year-old classic is a bona fide buffet of smart but accessible filmmaking.
James Charisma
10.18.19
Film

Impersonating Batman Made Me Realize the World Needs His Help

I've got no clue who's challenging the Joker in his latest film. But I can tell you who isn't going up against anybody: me, in a 50-pound Batman suit.
James Charisma
10.7.19
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

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
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