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
Why, hello there. Nice of you to stop by, seeing how quiet things have been 'round these parts over the summer. Can't be he...
In this clickbait-driven age, you gotta be wary of these sensational kinds of stories. More often than not, these things end up getti...
I am ALWAYS talking about Fraser, Samwise.
Listen to "The Symbology of Paper Hearts" on Spreaker. Why, howdy do? Nice of you to mosey on by. It's been a mite quiet ...
PART 1 / PART 2 / PART 3 / PART 4 / PART 5 / PART 6/ PART 7/ PART 8/ PART 9 ... I just read that Fox has renewed its "ad...
Well, it's good news-bad news time. Bad news is that Richard Hoagland was ill and didn't make it to air for The Other Sid...
The Moon and the Melodist With Obama-era stars like Katy Perry, Rihanna and Beyonce rapidly losing their cultural relevance, young Aria...
A lot of people know about Jack Kirby's 1958 "Face on Mars" story by now, but fewer have read it. And that's a shame, it&...
PART ONE | PART TWO | PART THREE | PART FOUR | PART FIVE The rabbit keeps digging. And digging. How far are you ready to ...
The Sync that Keeps Synching. And Synching. And Synching. And Synching. And Synching. And Synching. And Synching. And Synching. And Synching. And Synching...It nev...never mind. I'm sure some of you heard about the tragic accident on the historic Danube in Budapest on Wednesday, inv...