This is my Jonathan Demme story, which has little to do with Jonathan Demme and everything to do with one of his movies.
1. The Fog
2. The Mist
3. The Haze Continue reading
Roger Ebert wrote the perfect sentence. Continue reading
• helping out in his community
• tending to his garden Continue reading
Ah, yes, the ol’ “you liberals sure are intolerant of other opinions, stop calling people Nazis” argument.
Welp: Continue reading
An odd late night thought: I was thinking of Trump & Co. in terms of their lack of decency – the greed and ego and crybaby cruelty – and it struck me how infectious their negativity is. The man uses loud, brash behavior to express dominance; his team is increasingly verbally combative. The harshness, the darkness, the meanness, that stuff spreads, and I find myself reacting not only to the deeds, but the very mood of the moment. It winds me up. It agitates. Continue reading
It’s weird to discuss Some of My Best Friends now, a year and a half after writing and filming it, ten months after its first theatrical appearance. But it’s only now available online, so here we are. Continue reading
A lifetime ago, I sat down to watch the first and, it turned out, only broadcast of the Star Wars Holiday Special. I was four years old.
Here’s where it gets a little weird. Continue reading
First name: David
Nickname: Dave Continue reading
Mrs. O’Roarke? President Donald J. Trump here. How are ya?