Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Saturday, February 25, 2017
So a new movie popped up on Netflix, one I'd actually been waiting to see. It's called The Curse of the Man Who Sees UFOs and it's a documentary about a California-based filmmaker and musician named Christo Rappolo who's been taking videos of strange objects in the sky in his hometown of Monterey.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
If you pressed me for an adjective for these times I'd have to go with "bleak." The Obama era opened with so many promises and ended almost exactly as they began, with a nation bogged down in war abroad and dangerously polarized politically and economically at home. The Trump Administration and its discontents are only exacerbating the process.
Friday, February 10, 2017
In part one we looked at the established history of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (more or less) and Bowie's superhero-oriented project that directly anticipated it. We also looked at the influences that fed into Bowie's seminal creation, not the least of which was Bowie's lifelong obsession with UFOs and extraterrestrials.
Monday, February 06, 2017
"I always had a repulsive sort of need to be something more than human. I felt very very puny as a human. I thought. 'Fuck that. I want to be a Superman.'" -- David BowieIn part one we looked at David Bowie's seminal creation Ziggy Stardust and the history behind it. Or at least the history as it's known.
Saturday, February 04, 2017
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
SECRET SUN READING LIST
Well, after 25 years it looks like we've reached the end of the road. I'm talking about what is most probably the last permutatio...
Kind of says it all, doesn't it? I'm sure a lot of you have seen this video already but to me it feels like more than just a vir...
"Its original and rightful rulers, the Titans" Well, the San Diego Comicon just wrapped and fresh waves of trailer trash are ...
Orange skies in the morning, Mithras Nymphus take warning Well, this is fascinating: after almost a year of Orange shirts and Ora...
I'm a big fan of the maxim "stay in your lane" when it comes to popular culture institutions. I don't mean "pou...
For reasons no one can seem to fathom, the Trump Administration launched the rumored Space Force branch of the military thereby officia...
The big news today is that Big Tech purged Alex Jones from their platforms in what looks like a coordinated effort. Everyone's goi...
Just how weird are these times we are living in? Well, they're so weird that there's a new branch of the military in the work...
As you probably tell from those dreadful Orange skies, California is on fire. Yet again.
Vogue, who've been at the forefront in driving the Pearl meme this year, are featuring guest-editor Beyonce Knowles-Carter for their...