Tag: mysteries

Film View – Over

Film View – Over

“Over presents a crime scene. During the course of 9 wide shots told in reverse order, we watch an intriguing story unfold. What has happened in this quiet neighbourhood? A murder, a hit-and-run, an accident? The reality is both profound, and deeply unexpected.” Time in reverse. Watch as the views are seen backwards. Be diligent […]

Self-Aggrandizing Assholery: Hipsters, Snobs, Elitists and Other Tales of Utter Nonsense

Self-Aggrandizing Assholery: Hipsters, Snobs, Elitists and Other Tales of Utter Nonsense

[media-credit id=6 align=”alignleft” width=”199″][/media-credit] Hipster Snob “The distinction between literary and genre fictions (mysteries, westerns, fantasy, and sci.fi.) is largely an artificial one. Those who still insist on making anachronistic literary distinctions do it for the same reason that all snobs make such declarations, self-aggrandizing assholery. The only distinctions that can legitimately be made in […]

The Writing Life: The Beginning

The Writing Life: The Beginning

For as long as I can remember, I loved to write. It was something that “called” to me, so to speak. I can remember being that little boy, sitting comfortably in his room in that modest house in Flushing, New York, black composition notebook open on my desk, pen in hand, scribbling down whatever came […]

The Law of Attraction

The Law of Attraction

Vibrating on a certain frequency or simply a nut magnet?  There is a theory out there, another one of those generated by the self-help crowd in order to yet again to try to discover “the answer” to all the mysteries in life.  It’s called “The Law of Attraction.”  In a nutshell, the idea is that […]

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