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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″

Illustration

Jonestown: The Life and Death of Peoples Temple

Stanley Nelson’s documentary about Jim Jones and his role in the suicide/murder of over 900 of his followers, a news camera man and a US Congressman, in Jonestown Guyana, is EXCELLENT! 243 more words

YES PLEASE - Joel Gion - Yes (2014)

Drugs, violence and just plain rock & roll madness were major themes covered in the 2004 rockumentaryDig! as viewers watched San Francisco psychedelic rock band the Brian Jonestown Massacre fall apart at the seams. 297 more words

The Whole Shebang

Drinking the Kool-Aid: What Jonestown, the FLDS, and Michael Brown's Death All Have in Common

I watched a 20/20, or a Dateline, or one of those shows last week. It was a repeat, about Warren Jeffs, and the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and it’s haunted me all week. 784 more words

Life

Jonestown massacre victims' remains found in Delaware

Source: CBS News, AP, August 7, 2014

DOVER, Del. – The cremated remains of nine victims of a 1978 mass cult suicide-murder in Jonestown, Guyana, have turned up in a former funeral home in Delaware, officials said Thursday. 105 more words

Crime