The Frisson of Fright

Halloween is a fun time to make things more mystical, spiritual, even more thrilling. There’s a word from French which has become lost from our vocabularies. The idea the word represents has become less lost, but still under-appreciated. The word is frisson. Our worldwide culture craves the frisson of fright, though we’ve forgotten how to […]

Recently Viewed – Alita: Battle Angel

Discernment was my post where I quantify the merits of all fiction, whether a piece of fiction is literary or cinematic. I’m currently ruminating on the critical process. Ever since I got some worthy and worthwhile advice on how to make my critiques more specific, I’ve been trying out a few new ways. There was a […]

What will you find when you get there?

What’s your favorite kind of ‘blog? The food kind, the introspective kind, the one that’s only about Kung Fu? Or are you a health and wellness fan? Do you like to read about innovations in fitness? New trends in diet? Do you like the sports ‘blogs? Do you enjoy the funny ones? The sarcastic housewife […]

Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse

I watched Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse recently. It was a cute show. I say cute because it felt like it was aimed at kids. I’m not saying I didn’t enjoy it. It was worth some time vegging on the couch. I don’t feel like my time was wasted. As a whole, the mood that struck […]