Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sentences I Love #1

There are sentences I read that stop my heart. Used to be that’s as far as I got: “Damn, that’s a great sentence. Come on heart, get moving.” Since I’ve been studying writing, which means also practicing the art/skill of … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Helicarrier: On Satisfying Chessiness and Cheesy Satisfaction

Unsurprisingly, I saw Avengers: Age of Ultron at 11pm on the Thursday before opening (the first “midnight” screening at our local theater was at 7pm—this irritated me until I attended my first post-40 late-night opening [which will also be my … Continue reading

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It Follows

If you really want to conjure up a ghost Cultivate a space for the things that hurt you most —The Mountain Goats, “Outer Scorpion Squadron” Horror stories need their audience (readers or viewers) to believe in the unreal aspects of … Continue reading

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