What I love about Stranger Things…

If you like the kinds of books I do and you haven't been watching Stranger Things on Netflix, get thee to a television. This series constantly references Stephen King's books plus tons of great movies by John Carpenter, Steven Spielberg, and others we remember from the '80s. And it has Winona Ryder! She is the '80s for … Continue reading What I love about Stranger Things…

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In which I critique American Beauty fifteen years too late…

I remember when I used to love to go to the movies. I went almost every weekend, because I could find a movie I wanted to see every weekend. I was often surprised by something entirely new: Pulp Fiction, The Big Lebowski, American Beauty. It seems those days are passed. I can no longer get to … Continue reading In which I critique American Beauty fifteen years too late…