Writing Groups

For many years I wrote alone, and both my word count and the quality of the words I produced left something to be desired. One bold day I decided to …

The Hateful Eight

[Spoilers: I discuss the setup of the movie, and some of the thematic elements, but no major plot developments are revealed] Over the last weekend I had the opportunity to …

Four Japans

I’m running a little short on time today, so please accept these four Japans: 1.        アース製薬| 巨大ごきぶりホイホイ開発実験 “Mega-cockroach trap” 2.       Nice peace 3.       Dancing man wearing a horse mask cooks …

Aitch

When you pronounce H, do you say “aitch” or “haitch”? I believe I’ve declared my preference in the title already – I’m an aitch type. I came across this interesting …

The Hays Code

[Spoilers for: Uncharted 3, Disney movies (The Great Mouse Detective, Oliver and Company, Atlantis, Tangled, Treasure Planet, Mulan, Beauty and the Beast, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White and the Seven Dwarves, …