On Saturday night, November 24, 2012, I had the privilege of attending a special screening of actress Eliza Dushku's documentary, Dear Albania, a cinematic love letter to the country of her grandparents. She visited the Mediterranean country with her…Continue
Marilyn Monroe is still remembered and still known, fifty years after her death? Why? How come even young 18 year olds think they know her? It is because she created a myth of what the ultimate Aphrodite Woman could be. She…Continue
Added by Phillip W Johnson on November 18, 2012 at 9:21am — No Comments
Summary of the amusement
Lying on a beach in Acapulco, Clarity Nice and new 'Sun on the Rocks' member, ethnographer Flower Parkwood, witness the flight of a crop-duster advertising a high yield deposit offered by a shady Cayman Islands bank, Lofty Bank, represented by a secretive agent known as Buddha Talk.…Continue
What does it mean for an atheist to write that a one-season television series can serve as a novena against genocide, if only it is watched? This is what I’m saying HBO’s 2007 surf drama “John from Cincinnati” is: a 9-day 10-hour prayer for the intention of preventing a massacre of the world’s Muslims, by breaking the fever of the so-called developed world that has held sway since 9/11 and exhibited itself in the celebratory responses to the death of Osama bin Laden.
As an atheist,…Continue
Added by Neil Allen on May 6, 2011 at 6:30am — No Comments