Wes Phillips

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Wes Phillips  |  Jun 04, 2007  |  0 comments
Much to my surprise, I've actually tasted a few that made the list—a few of the cheapest, of course. And I'm not at all sure that Forbes is correct that Sazerac 18-year-old is the most expensive rye at $55. I believe that Old Potrero at $90/bottle has that honor.
Wes Phillips  |  May 02, 2006  |  0 comments
Innocent children, scary music, a sense of overwhelming dread . . . and a sky full of reanimated zombies descending from balloons. What more could you ask of cinema?

Wes Phillips  |  Jul 24, 2006  |  0 comments
The competition's fierce, but KFC's new Famous Bowls just might take the, um, cake, according to Dan Neil.
Wes Phillips  |  Dec 31, 2007  |  0 comments
The Economist has an uncredited article about great charts. They're all familiar to readers of Edward Tufte's The Visual Display of Quantative Information, but they are great charts.
Wes Phillips  |  Apr 21, 2006  |  2 comments
Huckleberry insists that he has no idea how those paper towels met such an unfortunate end. Oh who, oh who would do such a thing?
Wes Phillips  |  Feb 03, 2006  |  0 comments
"Honestly, I have no idea how those CDs wound up on the floor."
Wes Phillips  |  Mar 26, 2007  |  0 comments
The story behind The Raft of the Medusa. Like the painting, it isn't pretty, but you can't look away.
Wes Phillips  |  Apr 06, 2008  |  3 comments
Both examples of the Verity Sarastro IIs ($40,000/pair) that I heard at FSI sounded amazing. I say this with some surprise, since I was never entirely comfortable with the original Sarastro. Go figure, new and improved.
Wes Phillips  |  Dec 04, 2006  |  3 comments
These were in my favorite store in the used audio market. One half of the floorspace was devoted to projectors, ranging from 8mm to big theatrical arc-lamp jobs; the other half to classic hi-fi, like this pair of RCA MI-12182As.
Wes Phillips  |  Nov 28, 2005  |  0 comments
Sheesh, I thought my neighborhood was bad.