RIP WES CRAVEN

First Chris Lee and now Wes. The horror genre has taken some structural blows this summer. A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream and Last House on The Left remain defining moments in my own lifetime of cinema experiences. Farewell, Wes. Advertisements

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME

To paraphrase Aunt Pitty-Pat Hamilton, “How did 41 ever get in?” Today I was born. As a consequence, I am here. My mother use to tell me that on the day I was born the temperature was about a gazillion degrees. It came a big ol’ storm and knocked the power out for three days. […]

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HOMESICK WITH NO WHERE TO GO

Homesickness seems to be the topic in my circle as of late. It has inspired me to explore my own feelings about home. While I’m given over to being reflective on a great many things, home is always  a subject I try to avoid. A friend’s theory goes that I have conflicted feelings about home, […]

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