Lifetime Theater: Kept ...

Weird stuff enters the zeitgeist. The way a single year might feature two killer asteroid movies, or everyone becomes obsessed with furry owl poop that talks. You can’t predict it. Not too long ago, I got around to seeing Room, a movie I initially confused with one of my favorites. I...

Now Fear This: The Witc...

That, friends, is some stunning yonic imagery. One generation’s bogeyman is the next generation’s punchline. What we find frightening in movies, books, and stories has to do with the concerns of the day. This is why periods of anti-communist hysteria produced films about...

Liner Notes

Did you know I’m an author? Seriously. I have eleven books you can go out right now and buy, and the next one is due on Halloween. Crazy, right? Whenever a new one comes out, I like to share the thought process behind it, sort of like those liner notes from albums when the guys in the...

Yakmala: Pink Force Com...

Admit it. You kind of want to see it now. Holy shit, did you know dreams are real? Not like, “Hey, I had this dream, and it happened,” and you’re all, “Please don’t tell me another one about you eating nachos with Margot Robbie.” No, I mean somehow, in China, someone...