A Delightful Hour of Animated Shorts (Not The Kind You Wear) (Probably)

This is my entry for the Pussy Goes Grrr! Short Animation Blogathon. Warning: Naughtiness to follow. No pictures will be unsafe, but the videos linked and the words posted are NSFW. You have been warned. We begin our hour-long program of animated shorts with a Chuck Jones double feature of the 1951 Looney Tunes short…

Levon Helm (1940-2012)

  The Weight The Band with The Staple Singers The Last Waltz (1976)   A few months ago, my interest in a pop singer lead me to The Last Waltz (1976) and to where I am today, which is grief-stricken (obviously), but beyond that is the realization that I’m in the midst of some larger…

Week of Hong: The Seventh Sin (1957)

This is my entry for the Week of Hong, hosted by Lost Video Archive. Don’t forget to check out all the other entries this week! *** The Seventh Sin is based on the exceedingly popular 1925 novel The Painted Veil by W. Somerset Maugham. This book was previously set to film in a 1934 version…

The White Elephant Blogathon: Clara Bow and It (1927)

Caution: Spoilers ahead! *** Truth be told, I consider The White Elephant Blogathon a chance to inflict pain, suffering, discomfort, loss of appetite and slight headache upon some poor unsuspecting soul. That’s why I proffered up Universal Soldier: The Return and Big Trouble in previous years, irritating the recipients so much one victim considered smashing…