Author Archives: E.L. Patterson

About E.L. Patterson

E.L. Patterson thinks it's crazy people read what he types on the computer and crazier other people pay him to do it.

Sound Accessories of the Year – 2017

By | December 7, 2017

I listen to a ton of music – almost constant music in fact, so I need the right accessories to enjoy my tunes. I’ve got headphones, earbuds, FM transmitters, bluetooth receivers, turntables, speakers, wifi speakers, and voice recognition speakers. Did I mention I like music? These are my favorite audio products of the year:   Plantronics Backbeat… Read More »

Stumptown Nitro Cold Brew Review

By | September 26, 2017

Cold brew has reached the mainstream with adoption by huge chains over the years. Now, nitro coffee is riding cold brew’s coattails waiting for mainstream acceptance. Both are coffees brewed cold and served cold – perfect for a summer day. The only difference is that nitro coffee is loaded with nitrogen to provide a slightly… Read More »

McCafe Iced Mocha

By | September 9, 2017

It’s no secret that espresso-based beverages are my favorite kind of beverages, so when I saw a McDonald’s/ McCafe ad unveiling their new drink offerings, I was intrigued. I’ve tried many types of coffees from the Golden Arches in the past, and they have universally left me feeling underwhelmed and overflowing with late onset nausea.… Read More »

Queens of the Stone Age VS The War on Drugs – Two Albums Reviewed

By | August 28, 2017

It might not be fair, or just, or right, or good, but this is the way it is. Albums are not judged objectively. Hopefully, this isn’t heartbreaking news to you. Hopefully, you know that humans are emotional creatures, and in the case of albums, we are very easily influenced by the past and present. Music… Read More »