TL; DR. Too long; didn’t read. TL; DR. I am fascinated by the abbreviation. On first thought it seems altogether reasonable: sometimes people ramble incoherently, go on for too long. You start reading an article and, at some point, deem it a waste of your precious time. But here’s the interesting part: with the TL; […]
Been a while since we checked in. This is because we’ve scaled things back a bit and keeping our activities on slow cook. So you’ll notice that we’ve made some small tweaks around here. Look around and let us know what you think. And while you’re here, check out The Weird World of LSD.
What would happen if you were presented with the possibility of starting life over at the midway point? Would you embrace it fully, shedding story and skin to take new chances? Or would guilt and regret pull you apart in your attempts to reset yourself? John Frankenheimer, in his film Seconds, examines such possibilities, subjecting […]
You can’t beat a good Christian end-times movie. Dated Hollywood tropes, Protestant moralization, myopic eschatology, Cold War paranoia all in one place. That’s The Prodigal Planet, finally available online. The Prodigal Planet is the fourth and final installation in the ‘Thief in the Night’ film series. The first film, Thief in the Night (from where the […]
(The only thing the DAAC left behind after being kicked out of their home for a decade was this decal. Nuff said.) (An image of downtown Grand Rapids) The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) is having a board meeting in the back of Have Company, a small retail store owned by Marlee Grace. For ten […]