For the Colorblind

I have been thinking about Supreme Court Judge Antonin Scalia recent commentary regarding the Voting Rights Act.  A reminder: And this last enactment, not a single vote in the Senate against it. And the House is pretty much the same. Now, I don’t think that’s attributable to the fact that … Continue Reading For the Colorblind

CROSSED

The H is silent. I’ve been thinking a lot on this one.  Mainly because it has spurred some anger.  Second because it reminds me of this: But…back to people getting mad…the American Family Association jumped up to defend Jesus. This past weekend, NBC’s “Saturday Night Live” aired an extremely violent … Continue Reading CROSSED

Criterions…

If there is one thing you should know about me?  It is this: Hobo With a Shotgun was waaaaay to arthouse for me. So, once I wrap up my Marvel Movie Roundup, probably in 2016 (at my current rate), I will be starting new project. It will be a seven … Continue Reading Criterions…

Secret Admirations

The other day, I checked out a mid-80s flick called Secret Admirer.  You can tell it’s the 80s because the film stars C. Thomas Howell, Kelly Preston, Courtney Gaines, Dee Wallace and a whole host of people now regularly appearing in Asylum and Sy Fy films. The basic (very rom … Continue Reading Secret Admirations

Search and Destroy

This week, discussions I was a part of collided. Over in political land, it was a discussion about the Website Jezebel.  In case you were unaware, after Obama was re-elected, Twitter and Facebook lit up with dis-satisfied voters who thought the best response to the news was racism and hate.  … Continue Reading Search and Destroy

Introspective Travels

A sort of repost from almost a decade ago. I watched Planes, Trains and Automobiles early this morning, per my Thanksgiving tradition. I still love this movie, one of John Hughes’ finest moments. The reason it really resonates for me is the two central characters. Candy plays Dell Griffiths so … Continue Reading Introspective Travels