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ANOTHER BIRD-BRAINED THOUGHT, just in time for Thanksgiving

Ever since I sat in a movie theater years ago and watched Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds, I’ve had a strange fascination with our winged co-habitants here on Earth. 684 more words

On this warm November day

The Birds

are heading south, pulled
by a compass in the genes.
They are not fooled
by this odd November summer,
though we stand in our doorways… 72 more words

Photography

The Deadly Bees (1966)

Vickie Robbins (Suzanna Leigh), a British pop star with a grueling schedule has a breakdown during a taping of a Shindig-like show.


I’m stressed.

Her doctor orders her to recuperate on a friend’s farm on remote Seagull Island. 533 more words

Reviews

Combat Baby

Let’s return to the brood parasitism story.

Last time I left off wondering if it’s possible for hosts to defend themselves against their brood parasites or if they’re damned for eternity. 498 more words

Brood Parasitism

Colors and the Kids

I’ve been addicted to Serial as of late, and if you are also following along with it, I want you to now cue in your head the… 386 more words

Brood Parasitism

The Hitchcock Haul: The Birds (1963)

I hope everyone had a wonderful Halloween weekend last week! I know I did. I obviously meant to post this last Tuesday, but my life seems to have grown much busier lately, and I have a harder time fitting everything in. 902 more words

Film

What Bird Is That

My favorite book as a child was this.

Ever read it? It’s about a young bird that hatches in the nest and its mother is no where to be found. 508 more words

Brood Parasitism