Movie Review: Passengers

Good science fiction is supposed to do two things: say something about the time we live in raise questions. On that front Norwegian director Morten Tyldum does an adequate job in his latest project, Passengers. I can’t help but admit to having my interests piqued at the social quandaries presented in this film, like income inequality still being a thing, how […]

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Music Review: De Stijl music reissues Diazepam Nights, Helot Revolt and Glen Meadmore

There is a greater and greater presence of openly LGBT musical artists today performing in the public gaze and, as the years have gone by, the arrival of a queer artist garners less and less vocal protests. A few decades ago, there were no provocative MTV lesbian makeout sessions or yawn-inducing pop stars teasing their bisexuality. One day, maybe even […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Nine

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Seven

  Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Five

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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The Top Ten Best Arnold Schwarzenegger Movies

Arnold Schwartzenegger. Ahh-nold. Arnie. The Styrian Oak. The Governator. He’s gone by many names and even more titles–his unlikely achievement of the American Dream an enduring inspiration to immigrants hoping for a better life. After completing his second term in office as governor of California in 2011 (he was elected on this day, October 7, 2003, during a special recall election […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Three

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter Two

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go […]

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FICTION: They Live on the Other Side of Language – Part One/Chapter One

Big Joe Wilson wants to stay rational, but a cult has brainwashed his wife. They convinced and taught her to forget language, in pursuit of an uninterpretable heaven on the other side. Now Big Joe has to decide. Will he relinquish complete control over his wife’s catatonic state to doctors, or will he give into the cult’s nonsense and go in […]

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COMIC REVIEW: Aphrodite IX #11

Aphrodite IX #11 Matt Hawkins, Stjepan Sejic Image Comics/Top Cow Productions 2014 For ten straight issues, Aphrodite IX has delivered top-tier epic science fiction action and drama, gorgeously illustrated and brilliantly plotted, and here, in its 11th and final issue, everything that had been building up – the war between the Gen and Speros City, the realization of the Aphrodite […]

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FILM REVIEW: The Impossible Dream – “Jodorowksy’s Dune”

Jodorowky’s Dune Alejandro Jodorowksy, Michel Seydoux, H.R. Giger, Chris Foss, Nicholas Winding Refn, Amanda Lear, Richard Stanley Directed by Frank Pavich City Films/Sony Pictures Classics 2013 The greatest movie never made. That is the message director Frank Pavich wants to convey to us with his endlessly fascinating new documentary about Chilean-French auteur Alejandro Jodorowksy’s failed attempt at making a film […]

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An Interview With Miami’s Jellyfish Brothers

The Jellyfish Brothers are one of Miami’s most mysterious bands. I decided to interview the band in order to obtain a better understanding on how they achieve their cult-like following. When the Jellyfish Brothers’ music hits your auditory nerves it’ll leave you both confused and mesmerized. The Alvarez brothers, Greg (guitar/vocals) and Ed (drums) unite with stoner-sludge queen Janette Valentine […]

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