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DISCOMBOBULATED – Things I’ve Learned from the ‘Rona (a.k.a. Lessons for the New Normal)

April 28, 2020
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DISCOMBOBULATED – I Sing the Body Pandemic

April 14, 2020
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Reviews of a Former Film Critic – Kinji Fukasaku’s STREET MOBSTER

April 2, 2020

A long time ago I was a film critic. This is a collection of my best reviews, movies I loved, and some that I hated. STREET MOBSTER (originally reviewed some time in 2001) It wasn’t until near the end of his life and career that Japanese filmmaker Kinji Fukasaku really came to the attention of…

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Let the Pandemic Special Shine a Light on Me

March 31, 2020
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Making Comics: Lesson 2 – Expressing Emotions & Telling A Simple Story

March 26, 2020

This is the second video on making comics. I ramble on and on about different things. Hopefully this isn’t too boring (’cause it is kinda long). And here are some links to sites with comics for you to check out. PEANUTS – https://www.peanuts.com/ Webtoons – https://www.webtoons.com/en/ xkcd – https://xkcd.com/ GoComics – https://www.gocomics.com/ Comics Kingdom –…

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Making Comics: Lesson 1 – Basic Drawing

March 25, 2020

Like so many other people, I’m stuck at home because of COVID-19. I’ve decided to create a series of short instructional videos on how to make comics. These lessons will include basic drawing skills…because you can’t make comics with without pictures. The lessons are meant for everyone, and are family friendly (I promise, I don’t…

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DISCOMBOBULATED – Insomnia, Part 2

March 24, 2020
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Reviews of a Former Film Critic – WILD STYLE

March 22, 2020

A long time ago I was a film critic. This is a collection of my best reviews, movies I loved, and some that I hated. WILD STYLE (originally reviewed in 2008) Few things in life can me feel both incredibly young and incredibly old at the same time the way hip-hop does. Although it would…

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Reviews of a Former Film Critic – CHAMELEON STREET

March 20, 2020

A long time ago I was a film critic. This is a collection of my best reviews, movies I loved, and some that I hated. CHAMELEON STREET (originally reviewed December 2007) Wendell B. Harris Jr. wrote, produced, directed and stars in Chameleon Street, an unconventional mix of humor and drama as William Douglas Street, a…

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Reviews of a Former Film Critic: BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD

March 19, 2020

REVIEWS OF A FORMER FILM CRITIC – A long time ago I was a film critic. This is a collection of my best reviews, movies I loved, and some that I hated. BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD and Squalor Porn: Examining Cinema’s Preferred View of the Black Existence in America (originally published December 2012) It’s…

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