Posts Tagged ‘Man of the Week’

Scott Spolverino Talks Spirits
Sep 29, 2014
Scott Spolverino Talks Spirits, Style and Blogging
Few people love spirits as much as Scott Spolverino. After earning his Masters Degree in Brewing and Distilling, he picked up a job at a top New York distillery, began writing for industry magazines, and started the blog In With Bacchus. We talk to Scott about his favorite drinks, starting a blog, and what exactly one does...
Markus Persson, Man of the Week!
Sep 15, 2014
Man of the Week: Markus ‘Notch’ Persson
This morning Microsoft confirmed plans to acquire Mojang, the studio that created the sandbox indie game Minecraft for a cool $2.5 billion. By the end of the year, the deal will be done, and the founding members of the game studio will step down – including game creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson. Persson originally released an alpha version...
Man of the Week: Shane Koyczan
Aug 25, 2014
Man of the Week: Shane Koyczan
Our latest Man of the Week went from a childhood of being tormented by bullies to life as an award winning poet, author and performer. You might know Shane Koyczan his performance of We Are More at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics, or from his powerful anti-bullying video, To This Day, which to date has over 14 million views on YouTube....
Kevin Smith decides not to retire
Jul 07, 2014
Man of the Week: Kevin Smith
Director Kevin Smith gets this week’s MOTW nod for changing his mind about retiring. You might remember reading one of the many articles about his impending retirement a few years back. “I don’t have any stories left to tell,” he told Entertainment Weekly at one point. Turns out (thankfully), that’s not true. Smith’s horror feature, Tusk, is...
Man of the Week: Michael Chernus
Jun 09, 2014
Man of the Week: Michael Chernus
Michael Chernus has been popping up in movies and TV shows for years. He’s one of those guys you recognize when you see him in something, but you can’t quite put your finger on what you know him from. Until recently, that is. If you didn’t know him from The Bourne Legacy or 2013′s Captain Phillips,...
Bobby Moynihan as George R.R. Martin
Apr 07, 2014
Man of the Week: Bobby Moynihan as George R.R. Martin
[hr] “I’ll tell you this – it’s 3000 pages long, everyone you’ve grown to love dies, and something very big is coming. Something very shocking is coming.” “Is it winter?” “Yeah – yeah, it’s winter.” After months of anticipation, Game of Thrones is back! SNL’s Bobby Moynihan took to Weekend Update as GOT author George...
Man of the Week: Steve McQueen
Mar 03, 2014
Man of the Week: Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen had a pretty good weekend. His latest film, 12 Years a Slave earned 3 Oscars on Sunday, for adapted screenplay, best supporting actress, and best picture. Having only been making feature films for 6 years, that’s not too shabby. McQueen kicked off his feature film career with Hunger, about an IRA activist’s well-publicized...
Man of the Week: Austin Jenckes
Nov 25, 2013
Man of the Week: Austin Jenckes
A few weeks ago, I received a call from my Mom, “Have you been watching The Voice? There’s a contestant on the show that looks just like you!” I headed to the internet to find my Doppelganger, and sure enough, she was right. Austin Jenckes (pronounced Jinx,) grabbed the country’s attention with his soulful voice...

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