Love and Let Love

“Don’t be queer!” ~ “Oh, that’s so gay.” ~ “Shut up, you faggot!!!” I believe in freedom of speech. I also believe that sometimes we stretch our freedoms a little too far. So, while I’m firmly opposed to censorship, if I could ever pull a Quantum Leap and pinball backward in time to set right what once…

Band of Brothers

“How did you and Sean become so close?” That question was lobbed my way a few weeks ago; asked by our mutual friend Denise, who once upon a time – long, long ago – knew my best buddy Sean before she knew me. That’s the funny thing about Facebook. It pulls forth so many people…

Dumbguy Forever

When most people part ways, they take a few photos or fall into a great big bear hug. Me? I make a movie. Or – at least – that used to be my M.O. Back when I was young, dumb and surrounded by chums. Those glorious college days when I thought nothing of cobbling together…

Long Distance Dedication

“There’s no way this is SPAM!” Thats was the message my best buddy and site designer, Sean, appended to the lengthy, incredibly complimentary e-mail addressed to me that he had found snagged in The Ed Zone’s filter a few weeks back. This message wasn’t the usual plea we so often receive from Crown Prince Mombosa…

Hoop Dreams Humble

It’s not often you get that rare vantage point where you see a hero come to form before your very eyes. Sometimes we look back and realize that a particular individual played a momentous role, and that term gets rightly put in its proper place. Most times we view from afar – as some courageous…