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Doctor Our Eyes
It's been a hell of a year. Or two. Or five. The pandemic continues to spin out new variations, and we humans continue to squabble, sometimes viciously, over masks/no masks, vaccines/anti-vax. Pretty ludicrous, given that vaccines alone have saved over 2.2 million...
Sheathing the Scissorhands
In 1990, director Tim Burton released Edward Scissorhands, a fantasy film he co-wrote with Caroline Thompson, adapted from a story he'd penned based on his own lonely and disconnected childhood. Filmed with Burton's marvelously whimsical touch, the story relates...
My Post-Traumatic Chicken Disorder- March 20, 2021
One day this past January, chuffed about having received my first Moderna vaccine the previous morning, and undoubtedly a little woozier than I realized, I had a shocking encounter with a flock of chickens. (Cue Jaws/Land Shark theme music from Saturday Night Live,...