California Recall: It Must Be The Fault of Black Men

As you may have heard the petition to recall Democratic California governor Gavin Newsom and replace him with noted nutjob Republican Larry Elder failed spectacularly. About 64% of the electorate voted “no” on the recall. 36% voted “yes”. As California is a heavily Democratic state while Elder is an odious person, even for a Black … Read more

Movie Reviews: A Quiet Place

A Quiet Place directed by John Krasinski A Quiet Place is a thriller/sci-fi movie starring a real life husband and wife. This is an intelligent, well acted, empathetic film that makes judicious and limited use of special effects. This is the type of scary yet dramatic film that showcases the best that Hollywood can do … Read more

Movie Reviews: Death Wish (2018), Midnighters

Death Wish directed by Eli Roth This is a remake of the iconic 1974 Charles Bronson movie. Some┬ápeople who share some of my political affinities often sneer at vigilante films, thinking them by definition fascist, racist, authoritarian, gun-crazed, misogynist, sexist, and any sort of other “bad thought” insult they can hurl. I don’t see things … Read more