Female heroes: What’s your sudden problem with them?

I just watched Terminator: Dark Fate, which like most post-T2 films, I found entertaining. I started thinking, though, Wow, Linda Hamilton is so badass. And then I realized that if Terminator 2 had come out today, people would’ve called it “woke.” It’s like a knee-jerk reaction people have without even thinking about it. Here, I’ve made a couple memes that’ll illustrate my point: So, see, … Continue reading Female heroes: What’s your sudden problem with them?

My top ten movies of all time

I watch a lot of obscure, independent and old movies(‘30s and ‘40s old), stuff that nobody cares about. To me, it’s like discovering buried treasure. I’ve always been like that. Still, when it comes to choosing my absolute ten favorite movies of all time, I have the most basic ‘80s kid list ever. Each of the above had a profound impact on my life, and … Continue reading My top ten movies of all time

Nothing to Fear?

A.I. is here, and it’s here to stay. If you express the slightest of misgivings about its negative potential, you’re a caveman afraid of fire. You’re a moviegoer in the early days of cinema cowering before a moving imagine of an oncoming train. “Relax,” they tell us, “A.I. is a misunderstood miracle and all of your reservations about it are rooted in ignorance. Here is … Continue reading Nothing to Fear?

What a great review.

I happened to check my Amazon listings yesterday and noticed a new review had popped up. I was delighted to discover that it was thoughtful, fair, well-thought out. I absolutely love this review, because a complete stranger took note of the originality of my Kryuss Trilogy. Called the writing excellent. Two major things I was shooting for. The goal was to be as bizarrely unique … Continue reading What a great review.

Alienated

“Do you know where Vidalia Onions come from?” “I’m sorry, what?” The woman seems distracted as she rummages through the large dump bin of sweet onions I’ve just spent twenty minutes culling and rotating. It’s a question I still ask most customers, but by and large they don’t seem to find such trivia as interesting as they once did. They’re certainly much more self-absorbed and … Continue reading Alienated