I didn’t want to focus too much on character design since I think that they’re not the most important part of the story. 131 more words
Many years ago, back in the 80’s I believe, I spent a week on Martha’s Vineyard. It was early in the morning on a gorgeous summer day, and as my friend was still crashed from the previous evening’s debauchery, I decided to walk down to the beach and catch some rays. 1,032 more words
In the space of three years, Hitchcock produced Vertigo, North by Northwest and Psycho.
Each of those three films is (rightly) regarded as a classic, and it is astounding that a single director could produce three such films back-to-back with only a year between each. 2,591 more words
I have spent the last several weeks doing some traveling (posts to follow) and working on re-branding my blog. As much as I love “The Vintage Vixen”, I am afraid it was getting lost in a sea of similarly named blogs and sites. 262 more words
Warning: Students may have a hard time grappling with the difficult emotions that horror evokes.
This is a warning that I frequently hear when I ask other instructors about their experiences teaching horror narratives. 1,612 more words