British Foxes, American Joes & Russian Bears: The Birth of a Storyteller

My older cousins called my grandfather “Granddaddy.” My younger ones referred to him as “Bapaw.” Me, I called him “Ernie” or more familiarly “Ern.” Somewhere in my childhood, I had articulated to him that I was Bert, so it only stood to reason he’d be my tangerine-faced counterpart. Once, when far too old to continue … More British Foxes, American Joes & Russian Bears: The Birth of a Storyteller

Goober Says “Go”: An Update on the Screening of The Alabama Bigfoot Society

Calling all Florentines (specifically, those of the Alabama sort, though Italians are obviously welcome too). Alongside co-producer/direction Tashina Southard, I’m pleased to announce that we have a premiere date for our documentary short The Alabama Bigfoot Society. The film, an official selection of the 21st annual George Lindsey UNA Film Festival, will be screened in the block … More Goober Says “Go”: An Update on the Screening of The Alabama Bigfoot Society

“Kill Your Darlings”: Is Purple Prose Putridly Perfidious or Permissibly Playful?

It was a dark and stormy night; the rain fell in torrents — except at occasional intervals, when it was checked by a violent gust of wind which swept up the streets (for it is in London that our scene lies), rattling along the housetops, and fiercely agitating the scanty flame of the lamps that … More “Kill Your Darlings”: Is Purple Prose Putridly Perfidious or Permissibly Playful?