DaddyElk Productions https://daddyelk.com/ Paul Matthew Carr Wed, 30 Nov 2022 18:15:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=6.1.1 https://daddyelk.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/cropped-logo-daddyelk-icon-66x66.png DaddyElk Productions https://daddyelk.com/ 32 32 Paul Matthew Carr DaddyElk Productions Paul Matthew Carr DaddyElk Productions https://daddyelk.com/wp-content/plugins/powerpress/rss_default.jpg https://daddyelk.com 78056318 Christmas in Patagonia https://daddyelk.com/christmas-in-patagonia/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=christmas-in-patagonia https://daddyelk.com/christmas-in-patagonia/#respond Fri, 02 Dec 2022 16:00:52 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/?p=6750 Christmas Day, 1999. Twenty years ago. Was I at home in New York, a gentle snow falling outside, while inside blazed a warm fire in the fireplace, with presents under the Christmas tree that my children would soon open with squeals of joy? No I was not. I was in a tent, by myself,

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A Merry Little Alternative Xmas https://daddyelk.com/a-merry-little-alternative-xmas/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=a-merry-little-alternative-xmas https://daddyelk.com/a-merry-little-alternative-xmas/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2022 16:00:55 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/?p=6718 Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. Sure, that’s a given. People seem to enjoy the colored lights, the slowly dying tree in the living room, and the glitter. Oh, and the gifts. People seem to really like the gifts. But did you know there is also a different side to Christmas? Ways

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Notes from the Dreaming: A Shape in the Darkness https://daddyelk.com/notes-from-the-dreaming-a-shape-in-the-darkness/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=notes-from-the-dreaming-a-shape-in-the-darkness https://daddyelk.com/notes-from-the-dreaming-a-shape-in-the-darkness/#respond Tue, 15 Nov 2022 16:00:00 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/?p=6554 In the darkness, you were dreaming. Dreaming and that is all. You did not see what you thought you saw. You did not experience what you thought you thought was so real. There was not a shape, a shape in the darkness. There was nothing at all. You wake to the sound of drums; a

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My Favorite Things to Eat: A Former New Yorker Talks About Food https://daddyelk.com/my-favorite-things-to-eat-a-former-new-yorker-talks-about-food/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=my-favorite-things-to-eat-a-former-new-yorker-talks-about-food https://daddyelk.com/my-favorite-things-to-eat-a-former-new-yorker-talks-about-food/#respond Tue, 01 Nov 2022 15:00:26 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/my-favorite-things-to-eat-a-former-new-yorker-talks-about-food/ What are my favorite things to eat? Good question. Thanks for asking. Bagels. Mozzarella. And what are the two foods I loved most in New York that I can’t find now that I live in Denver? Bagels. Mozzarella. If you ever hear that I’ve moved back east, and I say something like “I want

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Collected Edition Episodes You Should Check Out https://daddyelk.com/collected-edition-episodes-you-should-check-out/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=collected-edition-episodes-you-should-check-out https://daddyelk.com/collected-edition-episodes-you-should-check-out/#respond Wed, 19 Oct 2022 17:27:25 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/?p=10856 The Collected Edition is a comic book podcast hosted by Paul Matthew Carr and Brian Reese. These are some recent episodes we think you will enjoy. Collected Edition: Episode 87: Bone We talk about the classic, brilliant, iconic, beautiful, glorious, and wonderful comic BONE. We

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Bonus: Werewolf by Night https://daddyelk.com/bonus-werewolf-by-night/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=bonus-werewolf-by-night https://daddyelk.com/bonus-werewolf-by-night/#respond Mon, 10 Oct 2022 04:00:56 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/?p=10851 It happened! It finally happened! Man-Thing is officially in the MCU! Werewolf by Night premiered on Disney Plus a couple of days ago and it not only featured Man-Thing he was a main character! This is a short episode where I give my initial thoughts on the show as a whole – the aesthetic, the

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I Dislike Being Touched: The Mummy https://daddyelk.com/dislike-touched-mummy-monster-memories/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=dislike-touched-mummy-monster-memories https://daddyelk.com/dislike-touched-mummy-monster-memories/#respond Sat, 08 Oct 2022 15:00:07 +0000 http://daddyelk.com/dislike-touched-mummy-monster-memories/ The Mummy from 1932 is a classic. A flawed classic for sure, but a classic nonetheless. There are parts of this film that are truly brilliant and there are parts that are…well…not. To be honest this is one film that I have had mixed feeling for. I want to love it. I do. But then

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Reckoning Upon God: Frankenstein https://daddyelk.com/reckoning-upon-god-frankenstein-monster-memories/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=reckoning-upon-god-frankenstein-monster-memories https://daddyelk.com/reckoning-upon-god-frankenstein-monster-memories/#respond Fri, 07 Oct 2022 17:00:57 +0000 http://daddyelk.com/?p=4801 Frankenstein is one of the few classic monster movies that I did not see on a Saturday afternoon on a UHF channel.  No, this film was played in prime time. It was a special movie-of-the-week. A  re-showing of a classic film on “regular” TV. It was a big deal. I sat with my mother,

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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow https://daddyelk.com/the-legend-of-sleepy-hollow/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=the-legend-of-sleepy-hollow https://daddyelk.com/the-legend-of-sleepy-hollow/#respond Wed, 05 Oct 2022 15:00:18 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/the-legend-of-sleepy-hollow/ “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” has for a long time been my favorite “ghost story,” not solely because of how well it is told, but also because it is, for me, a “local” tale, in that I grew up in Harrison, just a few miles from its setting, the villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow,

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Blood Rush (A Short Story by Guest Author Tessa Lee Carr) https://daddyelk.com/blood-rush/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=blood-rush https://daddyelk.com/blood-rush/#comments Tue, 04 Oct 2022 15:00:29 +0000 https://daddyelk.com/blood-rush/ We shared our first kiss under the cherry blossom tree. It was perfect, like a scene from the movies. I stared into her eyes and brushed her soft hair from her delicate face. I saw the blood rush to her cheeks and imagined what it would be like to feel her soft skin. Her scent

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