/Tag: 2014

“Some Kind of a Man,” Indeed: recapping the beginning of the Orson Welles Blogathon.

Some fine bloggers have stepped up to deconstruct the life and work of Orson Welles, with entries on the length and breadth of his career.

By |2019-09-03T19:08:45-07:00September 3rd, 2019|Movies|4 Comments

Brave New World, the new cinema of the 2010s [Part II]: big movies, small stories.

The second installment of my analysis of "Brave New World" of 2010s cinema involves examples spanning the globe from the U.S., England, Ireland and Russia.

By |2018-09-18T20:30:09-07:00September 18th, 2018|Movies|1 Comment

“Hotel Himalaya: Three Travel Romances,” my new story collection, is out now!

My new collection of stories includes "Hotel Himalaya," "Wacken" and "Mountain of Shadows," three tales with significant commonalities.

By |2016-09-11T20:30:26-07:00September 11th, 2016|Books, Hotel Himalaya, Short Stories|0 Comments

“Mysterious Tales of the New England Coast”: The fate of Joshua Slocum. And wine.

In this installment of "Mysterious Tales," a famous nautical adventurer vanishes in a rickety boat in the Caribbean. That's not really New England, but whatever. Oh, and wine!

By |2016-06-13T20:30:08-07:00June 13th, 2016|Books, History, Wine|0 Comments

“I Can’t Kickflip”: An interesting, quirky film about an Australia-New Zealand journey. [video]

Watch a photographer's 3-month road trip through Australia and New Zealand condensed down to 10 very interesting minutes.

By |2015-04-02T11:25:00-07:00April 2nd, 2015|Spotlight, Travel, Video|1 Comment

Flostam and Jetsam, Part I: The grisly floating feet of the Salish Sea.

A bunch of disembodied human feet, stuck in shoes, have washed up on Canadian and American beaches since 2007. How'd they get there?

By |2015-03-24T20:30:00-07:00March 24th, 2015|Environment, History, Music, Spotlight|0 Comments