Oh, man, you guys. My friends are so crazy! Continue reading
It all led, eventually, to Frank Cordoba. But I’m getting ahead of myself.
Today I heard that old chestnut about how “the working people” don’t follow the news and don’t discuss politics because they have more pressing concerns, like paying bills, taking care of the family, etc.
This is horse hockey. Continue reading
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