About

The Spool is an irreverent, informative source for film and television coverage, focused on diverse, thoughtful opinions that attempt to elevate the discourse beyond hot takes and quick snapshots.

Formerly the film website Alcohollywood, founded in 2011 by podcast co-hosts Clint Worthington and Jared Latore, The Spool is a Chicago-based film and television website that features reviews, interviews, festival coverage and more for new releases and classic fare alike.

If you’d like to pitch a piece to The Spool, or have any other inquiries, contact editor-in-chief Clint Worthington at clint@thespool.net.

STAFF

Clint Worthington

Clint Worthington is the founder and editor-in-chief of The Spool, as well as one of the founders of the website/podcast Alcohollywood in 2011. He is also a Senior Writer at Consequence of Sound, as well as the co-host/producer of Nathan Rabin’s Happy Cast. You can also find his freelance work at IndieWire, UPROXX, Syfy Wire, The Takeout, and Crooked Marquee.

STAFF WRITERS:

Taylor Beck
Theo Estes
Marshall Estes
Joe Lipsett
Gena Radcliffe
Caroline Siede
Dusty Wilson

All content and opinions appearing on the site are intellectual property of The Spool.