So, it turns out that once you start making new phrases out of movie titles like this, a visit to the movies becomes a major let-down if you can’t find a pairing that works. Life is cruel.
I don’t know if you know, but there’s movie review sites out there specifically for Christian parents. It tells fellow concerned Christian parents about the current releases, paying special attention to issues specific to their target audience: is there, you know, any “funny stuff”? Any pre-marital hanky-panky? Do any of the characters take the Lord’s… Continue reading Million Dollar Idea #1: A movie-review site for dog owners
Sometimes, the build-up to a movie is as important as the watching – how you feel as you get ready to watch a film will inevitably color how much you enjoy the film itself. For example? I’m pleased I pretended you asked. I remembered liking the original John Wick movie – an action movie with… Continue reading Review: On John Wick Chapter 2
Austin is the self-styled “Live Music Capital of the World“, which is mostly wasted on me. I wasn’t brought up to appreciate live music – the only communal experience I was used to was going to the movies. I didn’t know anyone who went to see live music when I was growing up. That lasted… Continue reading On the Best Concert I Ever Saw
I wish you could see the color of this car. It’s be-yew-tee-ful. I walk the dogs by it every night, just so I can admire the way it shines. It’s been years since I could honestly say I had something as specific as a favorite color – but now it’s this color. The one you… Continue reading Red…
The thing about writers is…well, not all of them like to write. They write because they like to have written. Because they like the attention. Because they can’t get a proper job. And so, sometimes, they have to trick themselves into writing. For me, I buy things. I buy notebooks, use them for a few… Continue reading On Writing Tricks
It turns out that I completely missed the 80s slasher-movie craze. I wasn’t even 10 years old when it started, and too busy watching Purple Rain to pay much attention to anything more grown-up (apparently). Eventually, I did see Halloween, but the other two of the holy trinity – Friday 13th and A Nightmare on… Continue reading A Nightmare on Elm Street: For the Kids