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All posts by Jason McClain

About Jason McClain

Jason is an aspiring novelist, which means there is a lot of time to put off writing and watch baseball or go fly-fishing, hiking and traveling. By "a lot of time", Jason means "procrastination."
  • lancaster650
    Top Five Destinations of Lancaster, CA

    I’m not sure what it is that makes Lancaster, California seem pretty far away when it isn’t that far from Los Angeles. It’s still over an hour drive there from downtown even with good traffic and with...

    • Posted February 6, 2014
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  • brooke650
    Top Five Movies of Brooke Smith

    I would have to think that every actor has a role like Brooke Smith’s “Sobbing Prisoner” in “The Man Who Wasn’t There.” I figure if a character doesn’t have a name, it probably isn’t a big part....

    • Posted February 4, 2014
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  • hono650
    Top Five Destinations of Honolulu

    Within the first year of writing for TSB Mag, I looked at the possible destinations of Oahu. Well, as part of my continuing look at cities and what to do when you visit, I think it is...

    • Posted January 30, 2014
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  • poots650
    Top Five Movies of Imogen Poots

    I have to admit that I saw the name Imogen Poots more than a couple of times before I thought to see what she looked like. She’s not a contemporary of Dame Judi Dench or Dame Maggie...

    • Posted January 28, 2014
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  • juneau650
    Top Five Destinations of Juneau

    The first thing I thought about when I sat down to write about Juneau, Alaska was that it would have worked well in an Abbott and Costello routine. Lou: Hey Abbott, where are you going on your...

    • Posted January 23, 2014
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  • basinger650
    Top Five Movies of Kim Basinger

    I really thought that I would have the easiest time selecting great Kim Basinger movies. It seems like she’s been around all of my movie life and looking at her movie credits, she has. However, being around...

    • Posted January 22, 2014
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  • alaska650
    Top Five Destinations of Anchorage

    I need to return to Anchorage. It has been way too long since I could walk on a city trail and spy a moose around the bend. It gets the blood pumping as you have to avoid...

    • Posted January 16, 2014
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  • lewis650
    Top Five Movies of Juliette Lewis

    I think it’s kind of interesting that the week a woman tried to create the most reprehensible dating profile ever is the week I chose to look at the movies of Juliette Lewis. Let me explain. Wait,...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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  • shre650
    Top Five Destinations of Shreveport

    I have to be honest, I’m blank when it comes to the town of Shreveport, Louisiana. It’s close to the borders of Texas and Arkansas, two states where I have a bit of familiarity, but not in...

    • Posted January 9, 2014
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  • julianne650
    Top Five Movies of Julianne Nicholson

    Julianne Nicholson has the unfortunate distinction to have starred in the movie that gave me the most physically distressing reaction in a theater ever. No, it wasn’t a horror movie or a drama; it was the “comedy”...

    • Posted January 7, 2014
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  • spring650
    Top Five Destinations of Springfield, Missouri

    As a native of Missouri, I can’t say that I ever viewed Springfield as a destination. I visited there a few times as I had a great friend that went to school there, but I knew little...

    • Posted January 3, 2014
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