Chris DeVille has been writing about music, sports and pop culture for Alive for four years. He plays guitar for local rockers The Compressions.

Chris DeVille has been writing about music, sports and pop culture for Alive for four years. He plays guitar for local rockers The Compressions.


"Lost"

While the finale's resolution to the "sideways" storyline left something to be desired, I'll never forget deeply fascinating characters like Ben Linus or regret the alternately thrilling and frustrating experience of following TV's most ambitious and convoluted show.


Drake, "Over"

Three months after I first heard Drizzy's epic self-anointment, I still can't get the stupid chorus out of my head. And it certainly is stupid - but damn if it isn't brilliant too.


Chartreuse

The strangely sweet French liqueur made by Carthusian monks is amazing straight-up or mixed with ginger ale, and my good friend Mark wrote an awesome song about it.


Chocolate chip cookies

Specifically my mom's chocolate chip cookies - still the ultimate dessert.


Nike's "Write the Future" World Cup ad

I'm beginning to agree with Slate's Seth Stevenson: It's hard to remember a more entertaining TV commercial than Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's quick-cutting, cameo-packed, three-minute futbol fantasy.