I devoured Kristen Arnett’s Mostly Dead Things and With Teeth in my bathtub during a depressive spiral a few months back as I waited for my COVID vaccine to kick in to start experiencing life outside my apartment again. Reading, along with gaming, has taken up a fair chunk of…
The content keeps on coming, doesn’t it?
Corpus Chrome, Inc. (S Craig Zahler, 2013)
Zahler’s writing is interesting to look at alongside his film works. They’re both primarily focused on navigating…
[Note: This review was written for a theater appreciation course about a year ago and I’ve been questioning whether or not to publish it for what feels like ages, in part due to it being the first public preview of the show and in part due to the fact that…
With a pandemic still keeping the world mostly indoors, desperate to find new hobbies and expand collections that have grown stale, some folks have turned to the past. …
Back at it again with the non-Sundance bullshit. Here’s what I’ve been reading, playing, watching, etc.
100 Boyfriends (Brontez Purnell, 2021)
Picked this up because I dug the cover and was very into the…
Today, as with any other day being online, comes with yet another instance of every queer’s favorite discourse: should straight actors be playing gay?
What follows is an extended conversation between two queer writers about this.
Juan Barquin: So, Kyle, do you think straight actors should play gay?
Kyle Turner: Who gives a shit.
[This conversation has been condensed for clarity]
Or: help, I can’t stop watching Adam Curtis documentaries.
The Power of Nightmares (Adam Curtis, 2004)
The Trap: What Happened to Our Dream of Freedom (Adam Curtis, 2007)
Bitter Lake (Adam Curtis, 2015)
I appreciate that the thesis of every Adam Curtis film I’ve watched so…
The year continues and I have ingested more art (that I have a surprising amount to say about).
1. The Argonauts (Maggie Nelson, 2015)
You know, The Argonauts was an exciting experience for me. At times it’s a riveting stream of consciousness piece of personal essay writing…