Monte Williams
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Monte Williams has a Bachelors Degree in Communications. Would you like fries with that?

Columns // 45 Articles
Reviews // 14 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles

Quantum and Woody's Mildly Postmodern Gags | 8 Mar 2011 // 4:00 PM

Are Quantum and Woody a dynamic duo, or just another wearying odd couple with a duo dynamic?

Raimi’s Last Hunt: A Brief Reappraisal of the 'Spider-Man' Trilogy | 8 Feb 2011 // 4:00 PM

Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy is like his Evil Dead trilogy: the first entry is self-conscious, the second is more of a remake than a sequel, and the third is so different from the first two that it almost qualifies as a different genre.


Illustrated Collector's Guide to Alice Cooper by Dale Sherman | 27 May 2009 // 4:59 PM

Neither the book’s essential ugliness nor its sloppy text slowed me down; Pearson’s knowledge of Alice Cooper’s career is encyclopedic, the revelations and anecdotes compelling.

Wolverine and the X-Men: Heroes Return Trilogy | 26 May 2009 // 4:59 PM

This is not (quite) your typically loud, stupid Saturday morning cartoon, and in fact it seems to steadily improve as it goes along.


Muppet Babies: Short Shrift for Scooter | 17 Nov 2009 // 9:30 PM

You can almost sense how self-conscious Scooter felt when it came time to engage in the traditional opening-theme self-promotion; Scooter's entire personality boils down to consumerism: "I've got my computer."

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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