Oh Netflix, you sexy little minx, you conduit to all my guilty pleasures, you must be nearly as exhausted as I am… or maybe you kids started celebrating New Years a little early this year? All I know is that after 15 hours of slinging pixels I arrived home, ready to crank open a little bit of Yu-Gi-Oh style monster-dueling before hitting the sack and five seconds into the disc I realized that you didn’t sent me Volume 8 and 9 like I requested, you sent me Volumes 9 and 10, which might seem Continue reading Yu-Gi-Oh Versus Netflix? Message Reveived!
The year was 1998.
The place was a bend in the Yellow River, just south of Porterdale, about 40 miles east of Atlanta.
The movie was False River, a film best viewed while intoxicated, being savaged by weasels or in the throes of a malarial fever dream.
We had just returned to work after a weekend of torrential rain and the river was high. Really, really high.
Dark shapes keep appearing along the top of the churning, rock-strewn rapids then slipping below again.
Those were turtle heads.
Snapping Turtle heads to be precise…. and they were everywhere.
Dozens of them covered the width of the Continue reading Give Me the Barrel
My friend Lynn Lamousin, a dry wit if ever there was one, announced this week that she has released her 2005 film-noir sock-puppet comedy “The Lady from Sockholm” on DVD. Playing in dozens of film festivals around the United States and around the world, “Lady from Sockholm” is a delight for kids and grownups alike and has been recognized as the world’s first and only feature film entirely starring sock puppets. If you’re interested in buying a copy, the DVD’s are Now On-Sale through a subsidiary of Amazon.com, you’ll be darned happy you bought this yarn!! If you’d like, I could probably even get her to sign your copy. Just let me know!