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Musings from the Laundromat: nothing special edition

I’m still working on my ‘controversial’ piece – so I find myself at the laundromat with no topic today.

I have a composition notebook with pages of scribbles and thoughts, sources and notes (I will sometimes handwrite my  posts and type them out later) but have yet to complete the work. 254 more words

I Remember Pt. 2

Bodies At Jonestown. Image courtesy of Jonestown Institute through a CC Attribution 3.0 ShareAlike License. No alterations have been made to this image

Where was I? 408 more words

History

Review: Sacrament

Sacrament is a found-footage film that is based almost totally on the Jonestown massacre, a wild incident where 900 people idiotically killed themselves because a sex-offender told them to. 403 more words

Reviews

Officials Release Names Of People Whose Remains Were Found At Dover Funeral Home

DOVER, Del. (AP) — State officials have released the names of more than two dozen people whose cremated remains were recently discovered inside an abandoned funeral home in Dover after unsuccessful efforts to locate surviving relatives. 92 more words

News

Review: 'The Sacrament' 8.31.14

Poor Ti West. For a Writer/Director who’s career showed such early promise with his groundbreaking theatrical debut (he had only made a couple of really small indies prior) – 2009’s ‘The House of the Devil’, one of my top 10-20 films of the past 5 years. 665 more words

A Book By Any Other Name

Years ago, I learned that a distant relative wrote her autobiography, Saturday’s Child. I was intrigued and had to read the book, right now. At the time, I was single and childless with a fair amount of discretionary income. 335 more words

Books

Children of Paradise

Illustration to accompany a book review of Children of Paradise: A Novel by Fred D’Aguiar
pen & ink on bristol
5″ x 7.5″

Pen & Ink