Outrageous. That’s the best word I can think of to describe what has to be the most original pseudo-biopic ever committed to celluloid – the 1989 French film, Marquis. In this instance, the worthy depicted is the Marquis De Sade. What makes the film truly interesting is the fact that the characters portrayed, including the…… Continue reading Beastly Desires
Today is election day here in these United States. Never in my life have I witnessed a more contentious and bizarre spectacle as that which has plagued us for the past year or so. And yet, I have to wonder; what does all of this sound and fury really have to do with me as…… Continue reading What Tomorrow Brings
Editor’s note: I wrote this on Monday, August 22, but because of a lack of wifi, wasn’t able to upload it until today. Small price to pay. Now where was I? Oh, yes! I have a confession to make. I am besotted with the Mimbres Valley of Southeastern New Mexico. Oh, we’d flirted before and…… Continue reading Gettin’ ‘er Done!
I have a confession to make. I love time travel. Or, rather, I enjoy the concept of time travel. It’s hard to truly LOVE something that doesn’t actually exist, but I can spend hours reading short stories and novels, or watching celluloid projections on the subject of time travel. It’s an abstract kind of love,…… Continue reading Time Passages
What have we learned in the last one hundred years? Depends on who you ask. Politicians, media pundits and economists would like us to believe that society has advanced exponentially in that time. People are living longer. The standard of living is higher. And just look at all those technological advances. We’ve been to the…… Continue reading Century Notes 01
Because I’m something of a history buff when it comes to Southern New Mexico, as well as an advocate for filmmaking in the area, I often stumble upon fascinating tidbits of information that combine the two interests. One of the perks of my profession, which often finds me sitting in airless rooms, while sifting through…… Continue reading Making Movies, Then As Now
Sometimes the best way to replenish one’s mental health reserves is to get away from it all for a while – discover new sites and reconnect with the inner you. To put this notion into motion the Center for Spiritual Living, 575 N. Main St., is sponsoring a one-of-a-kind “Spiritual Journey” to the sky city…… Continue reading Better Living Through Travel