Rhiannon Giddens is Writing a Frickin’ Opera!!!

For those of you who aren’t familiar, Rhiannon Giddens is a singing angel who floated down from heaven plucking a celestial banjo. Ok, well actually she’s a real live person who can get hilariously salty in interviews. In addition to being one of the best banjo players on the planet, she is a virtuoso in … Continue reading Rhiannon Giddens is Writing a Frickin’ Opera!!!

We Need to Talk about “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood”

There's a lot to say about Tarantino's latest smash hit film but there is one thing in particular about this movie that continues to haunt and perturb my brain days after I saw the film. This event happens just before the climax of the film and it completely derailed my ability to even comprehend what … Continue reading We Need to Talk about “Once Upon A Time in Hollywood”

Brief Bedtime Musings on Paradise Lost and an Extremely Wordy Original Poem

You know, the tragedy of Milton’s Satan is that he ends up becoming a worse version of the very thing he is rebelling against. In truth, I wonder Milton’s universe would be better served if both God and the Devil were to follow the path of the Buddha and relinquish the chains of desire to … Continue reading Brief Bedtime Musings on Paradise Lost and an Extremely Wordy Original Poem