Category Archives: Popular Culture & Entertainment

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Public Art

I’ve been pretty public about my love of public art. At its best, public art (large or small, authorized or un) is brilliantly or at least cleverly executed, and fits knowingly in its surroundings, intentionally altering them. Here’s a gallery … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Something Real “Faith-based” movies are in the toddler stage. Hollywood only began to realize there was a large audience for such films when The Passion of the Christ sold massive numbers of tickets to churchgoers in…

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Summer Blockbusters We’ll Never See

Well, we’re halfway through summer already. Can you believe it? (In my hemisphere anyway.) And of course, you know what that means: More works of profound, subtle cinematic art, right? Duh. No! It means more mindless sequels, remakes and knock-offs! Yay! … Continue reading

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To be Immortal

High School graduation was a big deal. We were finally adults! En route to prom, my lacey-gowned girlfriend and I were asked if we were married. Married? That’s what grown-ups do! A few days later, I threw an all-night party, … Continue reading

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Amazing Street Art

It’s no news that I love public art. Many street art pieces (often not officially sanctioned and therefore temporary) take their cue from their settings, commenting whimsically or seriously upon the world we live in. Enjoy! (Click on any image … Continue reading

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The Audience Roared!

A quick update and thank you to those who visited my pre-scheduled posts over the last five days. And thank you, each of you, for excusing me (notice how I assume you do?) for not visiting your blogs during that … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

A Monster Debut in Chicago this Weekend! My newest feature film Notzilla, an affectionate send-up of old monster movies, will have its official debut at Chicago’s G-Fest this weekend! To read about the premiere and the movie (warning: plot spoilers) … Continue reading

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