Clayton Purdom
Clayton Purdom is a writer and editor based in Columbus, Ohio.
Jun 26 2019

this is one of the best reviews I’ve read on the site in a minute, and goddamn I’m so excited. haven’t even heard the singles

Feb 19 2019

Huh, when I first heard about this, I just thought it would be a regular music festival but held during the winter. I didn’t know it was going to be the table-setting for a climactic set piece in a dystopian rich-vs.-poor sci-fi thriller.

Dec 12 2018

I think there's a strong correlation between Zach Snyder cultists, Nazis, and those who hate TLJ. 

Dec 12 2018

I think the worst thing on the Internet this year is the same as it has always been: Nazis. It was Nazis who got James Gunn fired on bad faith evidence, it’s Nazis who are using hatred of TLJ as a recruitment tool and galvanize them to harass, and just this week Pewdiepie promoted a Nazi on YouTube right after a bunch Read more

Dec 6 2018

Totally! A lot of his early stuff (*most* of Doris and the Earl mixtape especially) is pretty good evidence that the dude can lay it down when he goes hard. Thanks for this write-up, Clayton! Always enjoy your insights.

Dec 3 2018

I liked Yakuza 0 because it’s a complex, emotional, and well-acted crime saga which also offers you the option of wearing shoes that squeak like a cat when you walk and make other pedestrians want to fight you. Read more

Dec 3 2018

I liked „Where The Water Tastes Like Wine“ because it’s an exciting scavenger hunt for people who are deeply in love with folklore, made by people deeply in love with folklore. Read more

Sep 18 2018

Living in the United States in 2018, particularly if you are white and middle-class, is a soft existence relative to the whole of human history. We do not face the dangers and hardships that our ancestors, even just a century ago, dealt with in their day-to-day lives. We are a bored people. Whatever need exists within Read more

Sep 6 2018

Oh man the comments here are great. Who knew Eminem had so many fan boys?! And all 7 of them registered here to “own” you, Clayton. What an honor! How are you? Are you doing ok?

Aug 23 2018

Nice to see the Volksbühne being pressed into service as the dance school – though I saw a few productions that horrified me far more deeply than this movie ever will.

Aug 22 2018

A Hind D? Colonel, what’s a Russian gunship doing here?

Jul 24 2018

I discovered a fish and tried to name them Osama fin Laden and the game wouldn’t allow it. It’s been dead to me ever since. I killed that goddamn fish out of spite though.