Winter was wonderful as water fell from the sky in California. Most appreciated it while many sheered, “When did I move to Seattle?” Just know, we hate those people, they don’t represent all of us and they have been sent off on an ice float. It is said that they shouted, “When did I move… Read more »
Starting a new project, something fun, I hope you like it. Here are links to the appropriate platforms to listen to it!
I love sunken ships and the sea and I have Robert Ballard to thank for that.
sem·i·co·lon ˈsemēˌkōlən,ˈsemīˌkōlən/ noun 1. A punctuation mark (;) indicating a pause, typically between two main clauses, that is more pronounced than that indicated by a comma. 2. A symbol that makes people angry.
Get ready, it’s gonna get weird. Side note, this series is meant to be both a story and an educational program. I hope you learn something while being entertained!
He watched as the gaping maw opened up and the tides began to swirl toward it. He knew this could very well be the end. His time on this earth, done. As the current began to pull him toward the center, his mind immediately rejected the notion of dying, and his years of diver training… Read more »
Its wings flapped in the wind as it stood on its hind legs. The beast’s scales were purple and green with its white teeth sitting in a grin that made its green eyes seem even hungrier than ever. I knew my time had come. I’d drawn the short straw and this was a task I knew I had… Read more »
Flea Market Find- R-Robot
A man hauled a robot head in the back of his truck. The head was size of the bed and wore a hat. When the man got the robot home he plugged it in to see if it worked. The giant red eye cracked and popped as it began to glow in the dark garage. A… Read more »
Make something, dammit!
It’s late, so I am going to make this brief. Everyday I am going to make something interesting or fun. Silly could be an apropos way of saying it. Why am I doing this? It’s because I’ve found that life is just a hot piece of garbage without some fun in it, be it engineered or… Read more »
Revisiting the World of Wealth With ‘China Rich Girlfriend’
<Be warned: This review contains spoilers. Go read the first book!> Have you read the first book? Good. Let’s get started then. Kevin Kwan did it again. His second book “China Rich Girlfriend” had me enthralled from start to finish, made some profound points and even added in a huge twist that I barely saw coming…. Read more »
Bae of Blood
Item under review: https://www.amazon.com/Bay-Blood- Blu-ray-Claudine-Auger/dp/B003Y3ZHUS/ref=tmm_mfc_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1465678637&sr=8-2 If you want to begin your journey into the world of Italian Exploitation cinema, consider Mario Bava’s Bay of Blood (aka Twitch of the Death Nerve, Carnage, Last House on the Left Part II, and so, so many other alternate titles) your ground zero. Famously constructed around “13 characters, 13… Read more »
Grefe Came From The Swamp
Even in the world of “B” filmmakers from Florida, William Grefe is not an “A” list name. First and foremost in most exploitation film fans are David F. Friedman, creator of the modern gore film with Blood Feast to his credit, and Doris Wishman, director of Nude on the Moon, one of the first “nudie… Read more »
Comparing the book to the movie: The Martian
So I did a huge no-no this year. I watched a movie based on a book BEFORE I READ THE BOOK! I’m still dodging the literary police force. While this is normally something I’d never do I am glad that I did it. I hadn’t heard anything about “The Martian” by Andy Weir before I… Read more »
The wages of ‘The Wages of Fear’
Item under review: Sorcerer Blu-Ray Much like the titular truck, William Friedkin’s film Sorcerer was destined for doom. A high profile remake of the French classic The Wages of Fear, Friedkin’s film had the grand cosmic misfortune of opening a mere one month into Star Wars’ game changing blockbuster run. Theatergoers stayed away in droves… Read more »
The Nicer Guys: Where to go once you let Shane Black’s The Nice Guys into your life
If you are reading this post, intended as a supplement to our fearless leader’s glowing review of Shane Black’s The Nice Guys, I’m going to assume a couple things. First I am going to assume you are in the minority of cinemagoers who chose to watch The Nice Guys over seeing The Angry Birds movie or… Read more »