Rick Sowash

Around ten years ago, in the middle of intense political rallies and battles, I found a quiet little island of beauty and solitude in the music of Ohio composer Rick Sowash … especially his gorgeous “Sanctuary at 3:00 am.” Now, ten years later, the political battles and rallies seem even more intense. But each Sunday […]

Paramour

    A wild ride on a modern, musical funhouse cart. Featuring an amazing piece of music by Anna Howard Meredith, a British composer and performer of electronic and acoustic music. Meredith is a former composer-in-residence with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. In 2019, she was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire […]

Salesman

  Want to post here one of the most powerful films I’ve ever seen. Shot in 1969. Centered on salesmen for the Mid-American Bible Company. A classic of the new documentary style of cinema verite. Perhaps one of the most famous documentary films ever made. Stunning images of the fading symbol of salesmen in the […]

Cargo

    Just when I was thinking that it was impossible to make a 5 to 10 minute film that had any meaning to it, I see a 7 minute film called Cargo in a screenwriting class I’m taking. It changes the way I see short videos. It has changed many others as it was […]

From Print Democracy To Digital Fascism.

“The political imperative of print as a mass medium is democracy. The political imperative of electronic mass media is fascism.” Jeff Einstein View the four minute video By John Fraim Jeff Einstein updates much of Marshall McLuhan for the modern world in his work as a “digital apostate.” For Einstein, the print culture of the […]

Rose Run Park

Rose Run Creek When we moved back here from California, Rose Run Park was where I first walked each day. First by myself, and then, with my black greyhound. The whole park has been uprooted now and a new one will soon emerge. In the meantime, a few photos below of the old Ros Run […]

Fountain Run

Trip to Our Father’s Home Town It was the Sunday in our town of a big walk-a-thon to raise money for a worthy cause. But I was oblivious to all the streets being blocked off around us for the walking event. I was on the Internet searching information about a little town called Fountain Run, […]