The Spool is an irreverent, informative source for film and television coverage, focused on diverse, thoughtful opinions that seek out a greater understanding of the media we love.

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.


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, StarTrek.com, The Takeout, and Crooked Marquee.

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