My Top 10 Horror Movies Of 2018

It’s a chilly January evening as I finish my year-end list of exceptional horror movies. Picking 10 standout films seemed more difficult this year than last. Does that mean extraordinary horror was hard to find or was horror in general operating at such a high level that it was difficult to choose just 10 for […]

My Top 10 Horror Movies Of 2017

Sunday, January 28, 2018 Horror is on a massive roll. The last several years have produced some phenomenal indie horror gems mainstream audiences are either just now discovering or have shunned altogether because “indie” still has negative connotations. But boy, was 2017 different. It’s a year where both mainstream and independent horror got its acceptance […]

My Insouciant* Town

Photo by Anthony J. Alaniz Saturday, December 23, 2017 Behind the white picket fences Of 1950 idealization Lies a hatred for the powerless It’s a not-my-problem attitude Of unsavory boles of bigotry Disguised as concerns about property value The homeless are helpless Freezing through a winter As the powerful ponder if their town values people […]

Plight of the modern-day politician

Screenshot from Lenconnect.com Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Politics is a nasty game of abdication. It’s most prevalent at the national level where Political Parties and career hired hands representatives vie for prime TV real estate to peddle lies to a deprived American audience hungry for any sloppy sustenance. It’s been almost 43 years since Political […]