Games and limits

I was talking to LGW about GTA the other day. That game pushes boundaries, obviously, but the play discussed here takes that to its extreme, and I see that I have a line beyond which I no longer feel art trumps healthy social mores. It is pretty far down the hall, perhaps, but it exists. […]

Two things that could be one

Emma Watson’s excellent speech came to my attention yesterday. Today I read this article on death, mainly because I figured it would help inform Old Man Hero.  Somewhere in the midst of the second article I remembered one of Watson’s bits about men: I want men to take up this mantle so their daughters, sisters and […]

Thought recipe, May 27 – Sadness pie with inspirational meringue

Start with inspiration in the face of adversity Cut with a drug bust with 1000% more battleaxes Pound flat with mentally ill misogyny and #Yesallwomen hashtag activism Pour into a crust of Dog fence research articles Add a little military bacon Stop for a sweet snack for other people Baste with D&D fo free Set automating Windows 7 timer Powder with […]

Ferocity

I didn’t know the girl, but there’s a murder trial going on around her death.  I didn’t know her, but at points our lives intertwined.  She lived for a time in the basement of the alcoholic who played a role in my directorial debut.  She went to my high school.  Someone once told me she […]