https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qn1kXp9T9EY Oh, somewhere in this favoured land the sun is shining bright,The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light;And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout,But there is no joy in Mudville - I saw Negan Fucking Alpha https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZ9J7V-d92A We must not call the boy mad Mad is what animals are, with … Continue reading Negan At the Bat (Walking Dead Season 10 – The Apotheosis of Darkness and Ethnographies of Teleological Pull)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ro2x8gd2v-M "Wheel never stops turning, Badger." "That only matters to the people on the rim." FIREFLY, 'Serenity'
I suppose this is the question at the heart of the film 'Me and You and Everyone We Know' (2005) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t87QILBZd_I There's a bit of subtext that around every corner a maniac lurks. That something deeply sinister, downright bloody creepy is about to drop on our heads from far above (the Platonic ideal of quirk, … Continue reading Should Miranda July Be Allowed to Make Movies?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVX7df79BNo Trailer looks nuts. I love his dark slices into utopia's sheen. The drugs that keep us happy in the hippodrome splattered across the screen like horse blood and the severed limbs of charioteers. Videodrome was a huge influence on my writing. He makes tech messy and flesh malleable in the metaphysical sense that tech … Continue reading It Is Time to Stop Seeing! It Is Time to Stop Speaking! It Is Time to Start Listening! David Cronenberg’s ‘CRIMES OF THE FUTURE’ Trailer is HERE.
SIGN MY PETITION ON CHANGE.ORG When I was growing up, I remember a major television network showing the film 'Schindler's List' uncensored and without commercial interruption, to help people understand the horrors of the holocaust. I think to overcome the media noise and loss of reality around the horrors of nuclear war in our overtechnologized … Continue reading Sign My Petition: Television Networks Should Show Film ‘Wargames’ (1983) Without Commercials, Just Like When I Was a Kid And they Showed ‘Schindler’s List’
I'm two episodes out from the end of Season 9 of The Walking Dead. So glad I am back on to watching this brilliant, incredible show. Two episodes remain in this season, and they are titled respectively 'The Calm Before' and 'The Storm' and so I have paused before seeing the inevitable shit storm that … Continue reading Walking Dead Season 9 Glows With MetaNarrative Glory As The Quest Is To Rescue a Movie Projection Bulb and Use Art and Community to Counter the Dark and Danger
https://butwhythopodcast.com/2020/08/24/songs-robert-pattinsons-emo-batman-would-listen-to/ Do you ever dance with the Devil in the pale moonlight? Well, the saying goes, 'when you dance with the Devil, you wait for the song to stop' But here are some suggestions worth grabbing the aux for.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4n2DOV2898 "Sometimes there's no sane reason for optimism" - Bad Religion, 'My Sanity' IGN Interview with Director Steven Soderbergh
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8piqd2BWeGI SPEED, the once and future king of action films, is a story about a disgruntled police officer, furious over his meager pension and seeking revenge for the unfair treatment of his labor! He goes on a terrorist bombing campaign of his municipality, utilizing his expertise with explosives to target random citizens of a nation … Continue reading Get In! My Sickly Prostitute Companion! Today We Are Re-Watching SPEED (1994)
What kind of ending can you possibly put on a Hollywood film that is a statement about how people tend to deny reality when faced with death, disaster, and uncomfortable truth? This is your bread and butter, my dudes. This is what you do. Arguably, the purpose of art is to distract from reality. Not … Continue reading Not Planning to Watch ‘Don’t Look Up’ – the Climate Change Movie Couched in an Asteroid Disaster Flick, But I Am Curious to Know What Kind of Ending they Gave It