Category Archives: Writing/Writers

The Human Tension

Matthew 6:24 No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. Network. Director: Sidney … Continue reading

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Brilliant Brevity

Writer Paddy Chayefsky, accepting the Academy Award for Best Screenplay for the movie The Hospital. The Hospital Wins Original Screenplay: 1972 Oscars

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Create Or Wither And Die

Watching Jordan Peterson videos is frustrating. Some are duplicates of other videos with a new title and preview screen. And the worst: Too many are excerpts from other videos. And after seeing the excerpt, you feel cheated because it’s so … Continue reading

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The Twilight Zone: The Changing Of The Guard

Script by Rod Serling.

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“Be Ashamed To Die Until You Have Won Some Victory For Humanity.”

Script by Rod Serling. Rod Serling’s “Horace Mann’s Miracle” on Hallmark Hall of Fame (1953) Additional: Wikipedia: Antioch College

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Brother Theodore And Ed Wood, Jr.

I can’t help but wonder. Who influenced the other? Did Ed Wood, Jr. see Brother Theodore? Or did Brother Theodore see Ed Wood Jr.’s Glen or Glenda? You’ll see what I mean with two videos after the break.

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Harlan Ellison On Brother Theodore

I’ve posted about Brother Theodore once before. He popped into my head again and I was surprised to find a clip of Harlan Ellison discussing him. Apparently an entire documentary was made about Brother Theodore. The man everyone saw as … Continue reading

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It’s Always A Good Day With Harlan Ellison In It

Before I go on with future posts to give you mental contusions, Stanley Wiater’s YouTube has finally been permitted longer posting privileges and his Dark Dreamers series is now able to be uploaded as complete episodes, not pie slices. After … Continue reading

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Jarett Kobek In NYC Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Jarett is best known among regular readers as the creator and keeper of the wonderful “An Indefensibly Underdesigned Webpage on the Topic of Mr. Derek Raymond, alias Mr. Robin Cook, the Author.” Latecomers to him will know only his novel, … Continue reading

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Paul Léautaud

Paul Léautaud According to Nancy Mitford in The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh (p. 251), Leautaud was an eccentric literary critic and diarist who said he loved cats and dogs more than people, lived on nothing but potatoes … Continue reading

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