Not all poison was bitter. Some of the deadliest poisons in the world tasted sweet; they were that much more dangerous because of it. — Nenia Campbell, Fearscape. I’ve written about evil before. Maybe I’ve always been writing about it, thinking about it, reflecting about it, obsessing over it. Maybe that’s what the horror […]Read more "BAD INTENTIONS "
I recently took note that the majority of my blog seems to have something to do with films and the boob tube or some combination of the two. It’s true that I love both. It is also true that reading is a major part of my life, has been since I first acquired the […]Read more "A FEW BOOKS… 9/2/2016"
Hollywood has been adapting books into movies since the Silent Era. Whenever there is a successful book it is a sure bet that somebody somewhere is going to swoop in and produce a film. Some of these movies can’t make it any worse, 50 Shades of Mediocrity, I’m talking about you here. Some of […]Read more "SHINING vs SHINING"
I’ve been pretty fortunate lately that some of the shows I’m into have been blessed with a long shelf-life. Game of Thrones is a show that I’m into that seems destined to have a good run, the Walking Dead, and now we have the wonderful Stranger Things that seems like it might be around for […]Read more "A FEW DREADFUL MUSINGS"
…it gets worse. My house was broken into recently. I lost some things. Things are just things, as they say. Stuff can be replaced. Nobody was hurt. And that’s fortunate. This has just been a capper to a not-so-swell period of about 18 months. Sometimes loss becomes a game. The game is how much more […]Read more "Just When You Think It Can’t Get Any Worse…"
All you need is love, a rather famous British band once insisted. Love can also make you crazy. Love can destroy your life. About a million poets and country musicians can tell you all about it but somehow you don’t really get it until it happens to you. And it will happen to you […]Read more "ALL YOU NEED IS …WELL…I DON’T REALLY KNOW"
I’ve had a few health-related knocks lately. It’s inevitable, I know. Some would say that it’s not the years, it’s the mileage. And since I look 40 but feel 80, it should not have come as the surprise that it did. Surprising it was. You go dilly dallying through life, always seeing things happen to […]Read more "THE SWEENY TODD METHOD"