Invaders from Mars is a sci-fi film said to encompass all of the paranoia of the 1950s. Director Cameron Menzies realizes this film as the horror of a child trapped in a nightmare. David MacLean (Jimmy Hunt), wakened by horrific thunder, looks outside his window and sees a flying saucer land and submerge itself underground. (more…)
All the, all the, all the trees
And all the, all the, all the stones
All of, all of nature — peef.
All the, all the, all the lads
And all the, all the, all the virgins
And all of, all of matrimony — puff.
All the, all the, all the Slavs
And all the, all the, all the Jews
And all the, all the Russias — poof. (more…)
Before the American general election, my friends kept asking me who’d be the likely winner, Trump or Biden. My response, which infuriated everyone who got it, was usually some variation of “define winning.”
Do you mean who’ll win the most votes? Do you mean who’ll win the elections, presuming no shenanigans, which was a laughable proposition even before the evidence started pouring in for America’s advanced banana republicanism? (more…)