Horse with No Name: A Shining Beacon of Mediocrity for the Ages

2018-12-15T15:58:58-06:00

I work in a place that plays canned music on the loudspeaker all day. To be fair there is a decent amount of variety (although at the time I write this, in mid-December, there is nothing but Christmas music. But that’s another article) a mix of current pop songs and [...]

Horse with No Name: A Shining Beacon of Mediocrity for the Ages2018-12-15T15:58:58-06:00

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol

2018-10-15T15:20:47-06:00

The blood elevator scene, sometimes called the ‘river of blood’, from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is a horrifying and disturbing image in a film full of horrifying and disturbing images.  Upon watching it the scene produces in many - myself included - a feeling of dread; an uneasiness that is [...]

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol2018-10-15T15:20:47-06:00

Can You Dig It? (or why on earth am I nostalgic for the 1970s?)

2018-09-03T11:43:16-06:00

The 1970s was a time of unparalleled growth and prosperity that brought forth a cultural and artistic renaissance that still influences our society to this day. Everything I just said is verifiably untrue, a blatant lie. But that is the beauty of nostalgia, the past is made perfect not by [...]

Can You Dig It? (or why on earth am I nostalgic for the 1970s?)2018-09-03T11:43:16-06:00