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Writing Goals for 2015, and a Look Back at 2014

Although I was generally quite fortunate in 2014, I do have some writing goals that, I hope, will make 2015 even better. My overall creative writing goal for 2015 is to establish a routine by the end of the year, one that doesn’t interfere with my day job. In other words, I want to get to the point where I […]

Holiday Activities on Track

It’s been almost two weeks since my last class of the semester, and I’ve already made a huge dent in my holiday fun plans. I’ve watched Hot in Cleveland, The Walking Dead, The Office (British version), and Avatar: The Last Airbender, and last night, while I was waiting on the lunar eclipse, I started re-watching the first […]

REB #43: “A film is never really good unless the camera is an eye in the head of a poet.”

– Orson Welle Here is my growing list of movies that I might watch over Christmas break. I’ll start with HOLIDAY CLASSICS AND MOVIES I’VE ALREADY SEEN A Christmas Story The Wizard of Oz How the Grinch Stole Christmas (the cartoon) National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation National Lampoon’s Vacation Stranger Than Fiction 3 Ninjas And here […]

REB #38: “Hereafter…has the same effect as an encounter with a phony physic – it keeps delivering just enough to tantalize, never has a real payoff and eventually makes you realize that you’ve been conned.”

– Richard Knight Jr. Mike wrote about Hereafter on his class blog a few weeks ago. I hadn’t seen it at the time, but I agreed that what he described didn’t sound very enthralling. Now, I’ve seen it, and I can wholeheartedly agree that Hereafter is incredibly disappointing. The most climactic scene happens in the […]

RED #36: “Let’s go all the way tonight / No regrets / Just love / We can dance until we die / You and I / Will be young forever”

– “Teenage Dream,” here performed by recurring members of the Glee cast (originally by Katy Perry) So, Glee was awesome this week. (Read this ONLY if you’re caught up on Glee, or if you don’t watch it in the first place; otherwise, you’ll be “spoiled”). I don’t want to write a whole lot about this, but I […]