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Coulrophobia

December 16, 2017

Good morning!  I have a bunch of stuff partly written but I have been feeling kind of run down and sick this week.  Also, the Christmas-esque holidays always kind of rattle my brain a little.  I am hoping to spend a little time over the weekend getting things together so I can enjoy Xmas without worrying about posting but still meeting my deadlines here.  In the meantime, few things could make me miss a deadline so I present to you another video project that I have been working on to continue to learn video editing.  It sprang from a discussion at my weekly Craft Night and a friend’s mother’s collection of clown paintings.  This is just a small sampling of why we are afraid of clowns.  Don’t look behind you…

 

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Halloween Begins Monday!

September 30, 2017

Obviously, long-time readers know that my favorite holiday is Halloween. I dedicate the whole month of October to the holiday on this blog and I dedicate even more of the year to “Halloween Season”. Christmas is kind of a no-brainer. I was raised right so kindness and generosity are obvious to me and acting those impulses out yearly is merely a culmination of how I feel for those I love and respect. In comparison, Halloween celebrates the silly and the scary so its value is a little more esoteric.

Being silly is important in life because we all tend to take things too seriously sometimes. We work all day to pay to pay the bills and work at our lives to better ourselves. We need to unwind by watching ghosts and goblins or dress up intending to look cool or stupid. We need that because if we did not have pressure valves like that, we would explode ten times over. Lately, the world seems to be creeping ever closer to a bad place. It is important to work against that but the pressure is so high we also need to take care of ourselves.

The world is already scary but Halloween provides a scary service in that regard. It sets up scares that are inconsequential and ultimately harmless. These frightening situations are easily defeated. Besides being fun, it builds us up for the more difficult scares we encounter in everyday life. Freddy Krueger does not hold a candle to asking out your first crush. He does give you a little boost of confidence when you make it through A Nightmare on Elm Street at age nine. If you got through ninety minutes of Jason and Freddy, you might be a little better off when you face Cindy.

Anyway, this post marks the beginning of my annual Halloween tradition. I will be reviewing thirteen moves through the month (Monday-Wednesday-Friday) and then three movies on the 31st. I will also be continuing the tradition of Fanfictober with a continuation of the Aftershocks story I started writing two years ago. Media Updates will continue but they will be spooky as well. The above video should explain everything. Below, you will find the more copyright safe video for visitors from outside of the USA. The only difference is the song used.

Happy Halloween! Enjoy!

The Big Bang

June 28, 2009

I’m currently working on a show called “The Big Bang”, it’s a musical comedy that makes fun of history and musical theater. If you ever have the chance to catch a production of it, do so. Hopefully that production will make you laugh as much as the one I’m doing will. And if you live in the New York/New Jersey/Pennsylvania area then come see our production!

I stumbled across this guy who took guerilla-style footage of our theater while looking for other productions of The Big Bang. This is so cool.


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