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"
Those of you who notice such things, or care to notice such things, have probably noted that my bloggy blog type thing has been gathering dust for a while. As a person who writes primarily for my own entertainment (although entertaining others either by accident or on purpose is awfully nice), I just haven’t felt […]Read more "IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE"
Here are the ten things I’ve learned from a lifetime spent studying the philosophy at the heart of How The Grinch Stole Christmas. Enjoy! 10. The whos in whoville don’t need material bullshit. 9. If you live in a cave then you probably shouldn’t turn your nose up at any meal, especially roast beast. 8. […]Read more "MORE GRINCHY CRAP!"
If roast beast is a feast you can’t stand in the least, I feel your pain. Happy holidays!Read more "Merry Grinchmas!"