A Boudoir Party 2nd Edition is now up on Amazon. Below is an excerpt. The clients are friends of friends—acquaintances really—I barely hung with a few times, but seemed nice in that suburban-soccer-mom-kind-of-way. They give me $150 each—the friend rate—while they get to hang out all day drinking, getting their hair and makeup done (sold separately), trying on lingerie and jewelry, gossiping, and dancing around in their underwear—and sometimes even naked—while I take their photos. It’s supposed to be a […]
Movie: The Wandering Earth – A brilliant, expressive visual fest replete with all kind of odes to American science fiction. I was dubious of the science and went in search of the critiques; two stood out: What Western Media Got Wrong About China’s Blockbuster ‘The Wandering Earth’ and Liu Cixin’s The Wandering Earth Is Now a Striking SF Film on Netflix. Definitely worth the watch if only for the optical orgasm it evokes.
Movie: Hereditary – Terrifying and outstanding in all its complexities. The narrative brilliantly interweaves the dark complexities of psychological character elements and transforms them into actual heightened nightmarish fears and a metaphorical horror story that peels paint off your walls. Ari Aster is someone I plan to put on my ‘must watch all’ list. Toni Collette is outstanding and gives a phenomenal performance on the complexities of the mother/daughter relationships and motherhood in general; her facial expressions alone should earn her an Oscar. […]