The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

A short film full of win

This is insanely well done. I salute you, filmmaker peoples with remote-control car collections, Michael Bay obsessions and creativity oozing out of your pores. GIVE US MORE. ### Reformed journalist. … Continue reading

February 23, 2013 · 7 Comments

Music Video Monday: A Tour De Force of ’80s Videos

If you were breathing during the ’80s, you will remember these songs and videos. If you weren’t yet alive and walking around, you may recognize some tunes from this thing … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · 9 Comments

The Nikon D-50 of Infinite Beauty ($200 or best offer)

It’s wrong to say that this camera can make a plain-looking person look good. With enough practice, you can wield the Nikon D-50 of Infinite Beauty and turn a random … Continue reading

January 3, 2012 · 10 Comments

Gertrude Stein is a literary TRAIN WRECK

I know the name Gertrude Stein, and understand that she is some kind of Giant of Literature. HOWEVER: For the first time, I’ve read some actual words Stein wrote and … Continue reading

December 11, 2011 · 34 Comments

The Red Pen of Doom guts THE NOTEBOOK

THE NOTEBOOK (The title makes sense, since the story turns on an actual notebook.) by Nicholas Sparks Chapter One: Miracles Who am I? And how,I wonder, will this story end? … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · 23 Comments