Mike “McBeardo” McPadden
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 1 Articles
//Features

The Best Books of 2014: Nonfiction
8 Jan 2015 // 9:30 PM

The truth may be stranger than fiction, but as the numerous nonfiction books of 2014 also attest, it's often the truest stories that are the most gripping.

//Reviews

Cinema Sabbath: On 'Heavy Metal Movies'
28 Jul 2014 // 2:00 AM

If metal is music’s loudest voice against oppression, then surely Mike "McBeardo" McPadden's is the loudest for obsession.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

READ the article