The Joy is in the Chase

Mad Max: Fury Road is a movie about chasing things. Chasing survival. Chasing glory. Chasing treasures. Chasing ghosts. Chasing hope. Chasing freedom. Chasing redemption. It's just that all of it is filtered through two hours of chasing a truck. The film has been getting stellar reviews and with good reason. It is a master class in a certain type of visual storytelling. Despite it's ...

Stone in the Sky

By Monday, March 2, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

As most of you know, the book is out, and you can purchase it here. (Although actually there are a bunch of purchase links here on the blog tour list.) I have, of course, purchased a copy, and I'm oddly excited because the book is a bit of a mystery to me.  I often get to read ...

SlamTastique

By Thursday, February 19, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

The SlamTastique Story Slam returned last night, with a new locale, the wonderful Cafe Mariposa. The locale is an intimate and supportive venue, and really suits storytelling, with almost no barrier between teller and audience. As per the rules, I did not win. (Yes, that is a rule.) That honour went to the highly deserving of ...

Happy New Year – 2015

By Thursday, January 1, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

And so 2015. I've decided to re-start this thing, and try again to make this a workable site. The dream of making it more a showcase for finished work seems done, and rather than struggle with never feeling a piece is finished, it will be about process going forward.  This will be a blog and site about ...

Godzilla Without Soul

By Saturday, May 24, 2014 0 , Permalink 0

I have a soft spot for The King of Monsters that goes way back. During my childhood, the NYC stations would run blocks of B-movies, a mix of Sci-Fi, horror flicks, kung-fu, and monster movies. WNEW had Creature Feature and Drive-In Movie, WPIX had Chiller Theatre, WOR had Supernatural Theatre, and WABC had The 4:30 movie. Godzilla ...