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The Chamisa Creatures are Coming

The Chamisa Creatures are Coming

The likeliest segue that I can summon for this occasion, is to introduce the larger than life fantasy figures that I have been sculpting for …

 

Hammer Toes

Hammer Toes

  Know why shoes became such a big deal to me? Me at ten years old cramming my feet into a certain pair of Buster Brown’s …

 

Buy Local

Buy Local

The origins of my display work go back to school days when I was first immersed in theater and stagecraft. There I contemplated the possibilities …

 

“The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance.” What more apt headline for our times?

“The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance.” What more apt headline for our times?

Fame was something Riggin Thomson leveraged his pop notoriety into an illustrious career in the American theater. Ironically, it turns out, the same trick gets entertainers into to politics.

 

“we may mention or allude to a thing, but not express it.” Jorge Luis Borges

“we may mention or allude to a thing, but not express it.” Jorge Luis Borges

While we watch this excellent, cutting edge work of cinematic fine art, let’s be open to how Iñarratu’s achievement lets us appreciate the entire collective soul and history of Latin America as part of what we call home.

 

On Keeping Friends Close and Enemies Closer

On Keeping Friends Close and Enemies Closer

I was not up to date on which countries in this world my country’s most pissed at, so I scooped up a few low hanging statistics. There are other ways to distinguish a snake from a hiss, but “enemies of America” is something anyone could search the Internet for a list and that’s what I did.

 

Seventh Richest Realm Blues

Seventh Richest Realm Blues

It’s capital, Caracas, as it is exposed in Sequestro Express,” will give many a viewer the impression of a modern gold rush town. Sequestro, better known in the United States as kidnapping, is a common crime in this region. Sequestro Express is kidnapping “light,” you might say. We’re given the impression from watching the movie, this month, that it could happen to almost anyone at any time.

 

Compassion cracks the shell of hand-me-down prejudice

Compassion cracks the shell of hand-me-down prejudice

If martyrs are moths, we watch this film to learn what burns one in the flame and the other one not. But this story doesn’t seem to be about some valuable result gained at great cost. It’s more about who gets left behind and what gets lost.

 

Searching for Mercy

Searching for Mercy

It is not as simple as black and white, since we are all composed of some of both, to differing degrees, but justice alone does not wield the sharpest blade. If apathy is the dulling trait we each most need to self negate, mercy is most deserving edge to activate by all peoples, parties and states.

 

Scorched Ladders

Scorched Ladders

Watch Open Channel Content’s trailer for proposed episodic series Scorched Ladders