Month: February 2015

What We’re Doing Wrong – a Lesson from the Oscars

Is it just me, or is anyone else still reeling from the events that occurred during the Academy Awards last night? It’s still kind of fascinating to me that we can see culture reflected so much in the gathering of a very narrow sampling of the population — the celebrities

Quick note: I’m gonna be on TV!

Local TV, that is. And probably before you’re even awake. But it’s still pretty exciting to me, anyway. And nerve-wracking. Stuart Landon and I will be representing the Midtown Cinema on ABC 27 for an Oscar talk on Friday, Feb. 20th. We’ll be discussing who the winners will be for

Fear, Wigs, and Vulnerability

I’m going to let you in on a secret: if you have never put on a wig, dressed yourself up, and spoken in a poorly articulated Southern accent, you’ve never really lived life. I thoroughly enjoy pretending to be someone else, immersing myself in another persona for a short period

Let’s Get Out of Here!

Guess what? I’m antsy. And I blame it all on a film. Every month I get to watch a film that won’t actually be at the Midtown Cinema for another month: an early screener for the review I write for TheBurg. This month it was TIMBUKTU, a West African film

A Quick Realization

Harrisburg is a wonderful place. In the three wonderful years that I’ve lived here, I’ve found it to be satisfying on so many levels. First, it’s a city with a small-town feel… some may debate that as a con, but I very much see it as a pro. Second, though

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