hello

Mike 'Box' Elder


Box is the founder and head writer for TCStarlight. He loves scotch, and aspires to one day be paid - well - for writing, or acting. Follow him on Twitter @mikeboxelder.

Below are the columns Box has written for TCS. For all the celebrity sightings he has written, go here.

Chris Brown vs. Drake; Thoughts from a White Male

Breezy v. Drizzy; Thoughts from a White Male

June 18, 2012 - 9:27 pm -


Insight and advice – from a middle class white male – for Chris Brown and Drake following their NYC club brawl.

Pop Culture

Breaking Down HBO’s Girls Before the Season Finale

June 15, 2012 - 7:41 am -


  Let’s discuss the the new Judd Apatow produced – and Lena Dunham created – show on HBO, Girls. It is wrapping up it’s 10 episode season one this Sunday, so I figured what better time than now to write this.

Pop Culture

An Open Letter to the HIMYM Writers

June 6, 2012 - 11:47 pm -


An open letter to the writers of How I Met Your Mother.

Pop Culture

KDWB Dave Ryan Gang Sends Us Some Love

May 9, 2012 - 12:05 pm -


Well we woke up to a pleasant little surprise; the gang over at the Dave Ryan in the Morning Show – on 101.3 KDWB – mentioned us this morning. So background …

The Rest

The Kentucky Derby, the One Night Stand of Sports

May 4, 2012 - 8:40 pm -


The Kentucky Derby is a lot like a one night stand, in more ways than one.

Sports Culture

Amy Senser Mugshot

The Amy Senser Case, Cut and Dried

May 2, 2012 - 6:48 pm -


The Amy Senser case is pretty cut and dry, but you wouldn’t get that from TV. Journalists and news folk are suppose to portray non-bias and integrity, so what seems intuitively obvious to me, isn’t being laid out elsewhere. Thus, I wanted to address it.

Pop Culture

TCStarlight First Logo

TCStarlight Turns One!!

April 9, 2012 - 11:54 am -


It was one year ago yesterday – and over 400 posts later – that our TCStarlight website launched. A simple idea, that came to fruition over many a drunken barroom brainstorms and html sessions later. Happy …

The Rest

Eric Decker and Jessie James Twin Cities

Minny’s Homegrown Eric Decker Puts a Ring On Hollywood

April 3, 2012 - 11:55 am -


Well it seems like our little homegrown Eric Decker is all growns up. Making his way from the Central Lakes Conference and Rocori to the National Football League and Denver, we are sure this stud muffin …

Pop CultureSports Culture

Carson Daly and Sara Pinter Minnesota Twins Fans

Carson Daly Soaks Wiener in a MN Twins Cup

January 8, 2012 - 12:59 pm -


Everyone’s favorite television host (other than Regis Philbin…and Jimmy Kimmel….and Seacrest), Carson Daly, went to his tweeter last night to discuss his homemade …

Pop CultureSports Culture