September 2022’s (brief) reading wrap-up

I had every intention of just lumping September’s reads into October’s wrap-up as a lazily do for months that weren’t spectacular. However, I’m already at 12 books for October, so I figured it would be smarter to just throw together a quick, very late wrap-up of all of my reads from September. In September IContinue reading “September 2022’s (brief) reading wrap-up”

August 2022 reading wrap-up

Are we over halfway through September by the time I am writing this? Yes. Does that matter? Probably, especially in one case. August was a fun reading month, and had all of the things I love most: literary ghost stories, some fantasy, some science-fiction, some queer literature, and a new all-time favorite to top itContinue reading “August 2022 reading wrap-up”

Watching the criterion collection: Pink Flamingos

Kill everyone now! Condone first degree murder! Advocate cannibalism! Eat shit! Filth is my politics! Filth is my life! Pink Flamingos In 2021, the Library of Congress added Pink Flamingos to the National Film Registry, maybe the strangest turn yet in the long life of John Waters’ 1972 film. The Registry selects films for preservationContinue reading “Watching the criterion collection: Pink Flamingos”