Horror Movies Reminding Me I’m Not Dead Yet
crazy / depression / Pop Culture

Horror Movies Reminding Me I’m Not Dead Yet

(WARNING: Significant plot spoilers for A Cure for Wellness & Get Out)   The pop culture gods are fucking with me right now. They often do anyway, but I’m not laughing at their message anymore. I’m watching; I’m paying close attention. I’m panicking. Lately, I’ve been questioning my own health, my own midlife crisis, desperate … Continue reading

Uncomfortable Silences
crazy / depression / Home/Family Life / Sociopolitical crap

Uncomfortable Silences

Late last week, just before my birthday, I received another FB message from the (other) Most Dreadful Man On Earth. He had something pressing to share, something important and urgent. This, after I’d flat-out ignored the last several unsolicited messages about movies he’d seen, names of  directors he’d been trying to remember, shows he’d watched and enjoyed, … Continue reading

2017 Resolutions I May Very Well Keep
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2017 Resolutions I May Very Well Keep

I don’t do resolutions. Wait, I take that back. I don’t “keep” resolutions. They’re all a bunch of the same ol’ same ol’ anyway, so much so they’re virtually cliche now. You know, ones like “I’m going to get healthy and lose 30 pounds!” (Good luck keeping it off because good food is food that … Continue reading

Christmas Gifts I Won’t Buy My Nephews (2016 edition)
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Christmas Gifts I Won’t Buy My Nephews (2016 edition)

Once again, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. A time in which wallets are completely emptied of cash and credit cards have negative balances. A time in which some of us realize, often too late, that a savings account specifically for Christmas would’ve been a Really Good Idea.  I’ve informed most of the … Continue reading