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 […]
Don’t Be a Jerk (Part I) Don’t Be a Jerk (Part II) Antrim Dells Jacob Bullard grew up in Traverse City and attended Hope College in Holland, Michigan, a thirty minute drive from Grand Rapids. While a college sophomore, he began writing songs and wanted to put […]
“Man is least himself when he talks in his own person,” Oscar Wilde wrote in “The Critic as Artist” in 1890. “Give him a mask, and he will tell you the truth.” And there is no better arena to see this observation in practice than popular music, awash as it is with characters that perform, […]
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 […]