If the ground were permitted by strict Earth to shake, beyond the meagre affordance offered it by pulsing sound and stamping feet, it would. If the sky could stoop below the ceiling to lend a muffled fist of supernovas to the moment, oh it would. If sound could offer more than sound, it would. It… Read More And Nothing Else Matters
Today, Reasons to Remain* has decided to review a book. When I first started up this blog, I had some odd sort of notion of doing book reviews all the time. However, the penny sort of slowly dropped that most of the sort of novels which I tend to read actually date from 1922, and… Read More Book Review: I Shall Wear Midnight
This one was something a little special. Let’s check my notebook. “The blend of soft boiled egg and asparagus isn’t so much a flavour as a caress,” I apparently noted. A bit further down the page, I went for “it would be a well-oiled machine, if that phrase wasn’t so impersonal.” Discussing the lamb, I… Read More Buffalo Club
I just went to see a movie about video games. As a result, this post is going to be about movies, and about video games. The movie in question, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, isn’t technically about video games. Strictly speaking, it’s about a boy having to fight off his girlfriend’s seven evil exes in… Read More Pilgrim’s Progress
I love being on stage. Performing. I love it I love it. I love all the nerves and the thrill and the way it all pulses around my body in hot little spurts of volatile energy. I’m a leech for attention; I drink up the crowd to fill my ego, I throb almost to bursting… Read More Wham-bam-thank-you-slam!