I have seen what may be a perfect movie. Van Helsing should be shown in film schools as an object lesson; both in what not to ever do and in how to cram as many clichés into a two hour span as possible.
The argument surfaced last week: the gatekeepers in Big Media are mistaken--clueless, biased, disconnected--for filtering out the full horror of the Berg beheading. They haven't showed the photos or the video of the act itself. But the full horror is available on the Web, and hit meters suggest that some people are ready to see it. But will they see it on television? Perhaps.
Equality has come to one of the United States, and it is a joyful, wonderful occurrence. Don't forget, though, that the struggle for justice for all is far from over.
I don't know if this is just a DC thing. Here in the district, we have a, well, a protocol for using the escalators...
Yup, we've found 'em
I set out to put together a CD of Prince ballads. This kind of little project is fun as an aesthetic exercise, starting with just figuring out what recordings would fit the bill. What do I mean by a ballad, exactly? Does it mean just songs with a slow tempo?