Guilty As Charged (2019/05/23 08:00)Everyone who's ever put a word to paper has an excuse, or a justification if you want to be less nasty, for everything they do. Of course I'm guilty of this.
Crazy Doesn't Help (2017/09/03 08:00)On the use of "crazy" as an intensifier.
The Smartest Guys In The Medium Dept. (2015/09/10 10:00)"...the doctrine that the genius must be in advance of his time is almost wholly false and vicious..."
Tout Comprendre C'est Tout Pardonner And All That Dept. (2014/08/14 10:00)To understand doesn't mean we have to forgive. See: comic book movies, et al.
Take No Shelter Here Dept. (2013/11/11 10:00)On (not) taking refuge in one's art.
Ubik Witty Dept. (2013/05/01 10:00)Once we've bonded through our mutual fandoms, then what?
Old But Not In The Way Dept. (2013/04/29 10:00)Every movie, every book, is time in a bottle, if only you let yourself see it.
Perfect Forever Dept. (2013/04/09 10:00)What makes a work great isn't an objective truth.
The Stanislavsky Solution Dept. (2013/02/11 01:00)On loving the art in yourself, not yourself in the art -- and not letting your art do your living for you.
Faster, Cinematographer! Kill! Kill! Dept. (2012/04/26 04:38)When just enough is more.
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