Tag: Death

2006, Movies

Bonneville (2006, Christopher N. Rowley)

This film is absolutely not for me but I’m glad that such movies exist. This film takes the evil step mother of so many Hollywood films and imagines the loss of the father from her perspective instead, and it feels like that’s been a long time coming. Combine that with a road movie and you …

2012, Movies

The Act of Killing (2012, Joshua Openheimer, Anonymous, Christine, Cynne)

Western religion, philosophy and even early psychology tells us that the world is made up of good and bad people, and their goodness and badness is based on some a priori concept of good and bad. Of course, this flies in the face of our daily experiences: people we label “bad” do good things (which …

Music, Personal

What song do you want played at your funeral?

At one time I thought I wanted “In the Light” by Led Zeppelin. I was a teenager. Now, if I were to have a funeral (and I don’t want one, I want a wake, if anything), I think FNM’s “Just a Man” would be pretty rad. I don’t think I could pick just one song …

2007, Hockey, Politics, Society, Sports

Signs of the Apocalypse

I’m not a believer, but this stuff could convert me… Politician’s Ring-Tones Ok, so you can go to Obama’s site and get ring-tones of Obama over-top of some terrible dance music (or something) saying “This is Barrack Obama” followed by “Let’s bring the troops home” or some shit. There are six or something. Fergie. It’s …