fail better: my almost movie marathon crawls to the finish line

I failed at the movie-a-day schedule. I’m okay with that. If you’re interested, the other entries about this one-man horror film fest are here, here, and here. Also,  here.  Click on the titles for trailers. The Devil and Daniel Webster (1941) Like several others I’ve watched, his one probably is an outlier, but if the Faust … Continue reading fail better: my almost movie marathon crawls to the finish line

flash merry the folk in masquerade or Halloween film fest pt. 4

If you’re interested, the other entries about this one-man horror film fest are here, here, and here. Click on the titles for trailers.   Beware! The Blob (aka Son of the Blob) (1972) Hilariously awful “sequel” to the classic film. Directed by Larry “J.R. Ewing” Hagman. You’ll know within ten minutes if it’s a movie for you. … Continue reading flash merry the folk in masquerade or Halloween film fest pt. 4

Tradition!

For several years I have celebrated Day of the Dead by writing “calaveras literarias.” Some people write poems for loved ones, but another tradition is to write humorous “tombstones.” I write the latter–or try to. Hope you enjoy! Here Lies McClurg (2013) He grabbed a second warm cider– An excuse to sit down beside her. … Continue reading Tradition!

Happy Halloween

Of course, it was an English teacher. We’ll call her Ms. G. Oh, what a crush I had on her in sixth grade. All it took was for her to talk about a book in class and I would go read it. One day she happened to mention a book by Stephen King. I knew … Continue reading Happy Halloween