I watched the 1983 film documenting the story of test pilots reaching into the era of the first NASA Mercury program, ‘The Right Stuff’, this past week. And DAMN was it good. This is what filmmaking is when it rises to epic poetry… On the surface it could be a story of lives and events,… Read More THE RIGHT STUFF (1983) – This is America (Don’t Catch You Slippin’)
The Haunted Typewriter Weekly Dispatch – 05.24.2020 – A Cyberpunk Vlog from TheHauntedTypewriter.com EPISODE #4 – SUDDEN DEATH IN CAROLINA /// Discussing the film ‘Melancholia’ (2011) / Tarot Card Queen of Swords / Giant Wave Art Installation in South Korea / “Stay Hydrated” / God speaks to each of us as he makes us, then walks… Read More Weekly Dispatch #4 – 05.24 – 05.31.2020 – ‘SUDDEN DEATH IN CAROLINA’ – discussing the film ‘Melancholia’ (2011)
I am watching the film ‘The Night Stalker’ (1972) for this forthcoming weekly video dispatch. It is a made for TV movie that along with The Night Strangler (1973) preceded the cult TV Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker. “It featured a fictional Chicago wire service reporter—Carl Kolchak, played by Darren McGavin—who investigated mysterious crimes with unlikely causes,… Read More 5.14.2020>On The Cusp of Maximum Acceleration – The Sublime 1970s Grain of Media Temporal Distortion
THIS POST DOES NOT FEATURE MY OWN WRITING BUT JUXTAPOSED ARTICLE SECTIONS FROM THREE EXTERNAL PIECES, From VICE.com – 1997: the year emo broke – a Group of articles on various albums from the banner year 1997 – Definitely worth taking a look at this page. A big chunk of this was taken from One… Read More THIS DAY IN HISTORY> 05.06.1954: Roger Bannister runs first four-minute mile – An opportunity to look back at one of my favorite albums – THE GET UP KIDS – FOUR MINUTE MILE
Starting a new weekly video blog, aiming to post one each Sunday. This is the first, a bit rough but you get the basic idea.