Richard Giraldi is a Chicago-based writer, musician and graduate student at Loyola University Chicago’s Digital Media and Storytelling Program. He’s the founder/editor of Chicago indie rock website LoudLoopPress.com, which was voted Best Local Music Blog in the Chicago Reader from 2010 to 2013. Additionally, he has written about and reviewed music for the Chicago Sun-Times, Time Out Chicago and ALARM Magazine.
Monday, April 20 2015
Valiant's new Ninjak reboot is remarkably fresh and a lot of fun.
Wednesday, April 1 2015
A heated confrontation between Black Manta and Amanda Waller is the highlight of New Suicide Squad #8.
Sunday, March 29 2015
The first new studio album since 1967 from these garage rock legends has its faults, but it's an overall solid addition to their already classic discography.
Wednesday, March 11 2015
Arkham Manor #5 brings the series to its Batman-heavy, ass-kicking climax.
Thursday, November 6 2014
Oozing Wound are bigger and badder on their sophomore effort, Earth Suck, which definitely has a spot among the best metal of 2014.
Monday, April 13 2015
It's hard to imagine that Daredevil exists in the same universe as the Avengers, but the series successfully delves into street-level violence not yet explored in Marvel's big screen efforts.