What It’s Like

There are new allegations against Harvey Weinstein, and as I read, I sit here shaking.  More women. so many women. The new piece is devastating, for its indictments of rape culture to its indictments of Hollywood culture. I think about the culture in the film industry, and I get angry about the lore of the …

Madness, 2017 Style

With recent events, I haven’t felt much like watching horror movies, much less posting about them. But I have been watching and trying to contextualize and square the real life horrors happening in the world with the movies I’ve chosen. It’s not easy. After 9/11/01, I had to take a break from horror movies for …

Dear Dad

We recently lost a great, unsung talent.  I’m taking a look back at the best performances of William Christopher as Father  Francis Mulcahy in the long-running classic series, M*A*S*H. “Dear Dad,” original airdate December 12, 1972 With few exceptions, I really love the early seasons of my favorite television shows. There is something intriguing and comforting …

Requiem for a Lightweight

We recently lost a great, unsung talent.  I’m taking a look back at the best performances of William Christopher as Father  Francis Mulcahy in the long-running classic series, M*A*S*H. Requiem for a Lightweight, original airdate October 1, 1972 The plot of this episode centers around Trapper John (Wayne Rogers) being coaxed by Hawkeye (Alan Alda) …