Oscar Delay

Hey there. I usually post reviews on Sunday but today is Oscar day and every time I have posted a review on Oscar day, the traffic has been a bit sad. As a result, I will be putting off my review of The Headless Horseman (1922) until tomorrow. I’m pretty excited about it and want it to get the best exposure possible.

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Well, this is certainly a joy, or, Funtime Adventures with the Medical System Before the Holidays

Just a quick note to let you know that my usual Sunday review is delayed. If you may recall, I have been dealing with a rather stubborn kidney infection. I thought it was gone but, like the killer in a bad slasher film, it has returned for a jump scare.

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Kidney Infections and Destructive Creativity

I had planned to post a review of a British sci-fi film with airships and pirates and whatnot and I still am going to, it will just be a day or two late. I haven’t been well in about two weeks and it turns out that a kidney infection was to blame. I am on antibiotics and on the mend but I am a bit too under the weather to produce the quality of writing you deserve.

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Dudes in Distress: I dug into silent film history and all I got was nerd points and this t-shirt

I fell down a bit of a research rabbit hole the other day and ended up finding all kinds of examples of distressed dudes tied to train tracks for actual, honest-to-goodness suspense. This amused me no end, of course, and I naturally tweeted about it.

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