The Suburbans

I’ve found that there are some people that like to rag on the suburbs. I get it. It’s easy to say the suburbs are boring, full of cookie-cutter houses that all look the same. I, however, have spent most of my life in the suburbs, so it’s what works for me. I would never, though,…

Outside Providence

Pop quiz, hotshot. You only get one guess. You’ve got a movie called Outside Providence, so who do you think are the filmmakers responsible? Seriously, this isn’t hard, or should I say “haaaaad.” They don’t know how to pronounce their R’s in that part of the world. Time’s up! Of course, the brothers Peter and…

Straight Talk

Dolly Parton should’ve been a bigger movie star than she was. Sure, she’s a country music icon, so it’s not like she got the short end of the stick, but I think she brought something special to the limited number of movies she was in. She’s absolutely magnetic in The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas,…

Wilder Napalm

I’m someone who certainly enjoys sitting in front of a fireplace in winter, or around a firepit in the summer. Still, fire is something that is slightly scary to me. It’s just so unpredictable, and in the part of the world where I live, wildfires do happen from time to time. When my son was…