As you can see, this next song is called, “Los Angeles,” where I had the good fortune to live for two months of my life. I briefly stayed in Burbank for close to two and a half months for a internship that would give me my first glimpse of what it’d be like to […]Read more "“Los Angeles”"
Hello, If you follow this blog, I probably should have let you all know that I write for my own site now. Like, a site whose title isn’t followed up with a secondary tag that tells people its a blog. It’s called The Distant Close-Up, I advertise it as much as possible and I write […]Read more "“Williamsburg” – Something Different"
One night in Walla Walla, Washington, stand-up comic Mike Birbiglia had a thoroughly interesting experience jumping through a second story window. The event was a result of sleepwalking, or more specifically rapid eye movement sleep behavior disorder, and he required 33 stitches in his leg. This and presumably other minor instances of sleepwalking became the […]Read more "Wednesdependents’ Day – Sleepwalk with Me (2012)"
If Quentin Tarantino calls a film the best he’s seen all year, odds are you can take a pretty decent stab as to what it’s like. 2013’s Big Bad Wolves, an Israeli black comedy, depicts the lengths a desperate father and a disgraced detective will go to after abducting the alleged rapist and murderer of […]Read more "Tuesday of the World – Big Bad Wolves (2013)"
“It could have done so well. All of the pieces seemed to be in place for something special. With two very popular actresses in Amanda Seyfried and Megan Fox, Diablo Cody coming off an Oscar win for her Juno screenplay, and early press inviting comparisons to cult-favorite Ginger Snaps (2000),Jennifer’s Body (2009) was set to be […]Read more "PO – “Still Here Breathing Now: In Defense of ‘Jennifer’s Body’ (2009)”"