Category: death

On Carrie Fisher

View this post on Instagram A post shared by anna hanks (@annainaustin) on Dec 28, 2016 at 8:06am PST Our family was just leaving the house to see “Rogue One” at a neighborhood theater...

Blair Witch for Modern Times

  A lot of horror films are all about the struggles of those left behind, as the survivors of whatever “big bad” is picking them off one by one. The new Blair Witch film...

The Orlando Shooting + Our Blood Supply

Waking up on Sunday morning to the news of the tragedy of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Florida, my first reaction was to text my brother-in-law in Florida. Mr. Martin is an elementary school...

Still Missing David Bowie

Earlier this evening a  friend came over to the house, and asked in passing if I was still missing David Bowie. Of course I said yes. We live in a world where the endless...

Remembering Aaron Allston

Last year we were sad to report the death of Star Wars universe science fiction writer  Aaron Allston. There was a memorial service/ celebration of life for Aaron in Austin, Texas a little over a year...

Madness at the Movies

Recently, I’ve watched both the French film Seraphine (2008) and the most recent cinematic version of Jane Eyre. The representation of madness in these films couldn’t be much different. In Seraphine–based on the real...