Reel Cool Stuff

Welcome to REEL COOL STUFF, the not-so-secret archives of Alternative Reel. From Hollywood scandals, forgotten movie classics and weird documentaries to roadside attractions, urban legends, stand-up comedians and sideshow freaks, you will find everything here to complete your “reel education” in our frequently updated database. So grab a cheap bottle of wine and stay around for awhile . . . 


101 Offbeat Documentaries

99 Urban Legends

A History of the American Sideshow

American Beauty

Andy Kaufman

Beat Generation

Charles Bukowski

Crispin Glover


Cult Fiction Reviews


Deconstructing Bukowski


Drinking Quotes

Ernest Hemingway Trivia

Film Reviews

Flamingo Sports Bar: Searching for the Ghost of Jack Kerouac

Henry Miller

Hollywood Scandals, Rumors & Tragedies

Jack Kerouac: Safe in Heaven Drunk

Literary Anarchists

Literary Insults

Music Video Trivia

My Dinner with Andre vs. My Breakfast with Blassie

Offbeat Quotes

Out of the Gates, Slowly Bleeding: The Life & Times of Harry Crews

Peace Frog


Stand-Up Comedians

Stripes vs. Full Metal Jacket

The Doors: A Retrospective

The Godfather Trilogy

The Sixth Sense

Trivia Wasteland

William S. Burroughs

Worst Cover Songs