All posts by Ryan O'Connell

Ryan harbors a constant fear of losing his keys, prefers flip flops and will always choose cereal if it's an option. He maintains his own blog, Giddy Up America and hasn't gotten a speeding ticket in over the year. He has previously contributed work to UPROXX & Heavy. Ryan is on Twitter: @ryanoconnell79

Foo Fighters’ ‘Medicine At Midnight’ Reviewed Via ‘Queen’s Gambit’ GIFs

A different sounding Foo Fighters' record requires a different kind of review

Weezer Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

Weezer will outlast us all. It is known.

‘The Wire’ Rewatch (Again): Season Five

On yet another rewatch of 'The Wire,' looking back at season five

I’ll Be Here With The Pigeons: A Parking Garage, A Pandemic & A Pregnancy

A true story about my daughter being born in the middle of a pandemic

Here’s Some Christmas-Related Content For You, Ya Filthy Animals

A collection of pieces about 'Elf,' 'Home Alone,' Corona commercials, Christmas music & more

Who Should Pats Fans Root For This Postseason?

For the first since 2008, the Patriots aren't in the playoffs, leaving their fans rudderless heading into the NFL Playoffs

Hey! Let’s Focus On Some Of The Good Things That Happened In 2020.

Yes, 2020 has been rough. But it's not all bad news.

A Collection of Rankings

Here are some rankings ranging from Kanye's best songs to Phish's best albums, most re-watchable shows to best series finales, and more

When The Local Record Store Closes Its Doors

A local record store in downtown Portland, Maine once meant so much to me, and upon hearing that it was closing, the floodgates of memories opened up