Silent Cinema: The General

Since we’ve been making movies 100 years longer than I’ve been alive, there are far too many “must see classics” that I’ve missed. Each month, I devote one or two evenings to silent films, and vintage cinema. I try to enter each film with an open mind, and I’ve stumbled on to some real classics. Today, I had the pleasure of re-visiting Buster Keaton’s The General with a friend who was seeing it for the first time. Watch the film, and read my impressions, below.

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A Brave New Podcast

Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World was adapted for radio, and broadcast as part of the CBS Radio Workshop on February 2nd, 1952. Huxley narrates the show himself. It’s a great little radio drama, that I have been listening to on my (rather short) commute for the last two days. I’ve just finished it, and I wanted to share it with you all. Listen below:

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Dr. Jekyll

This blog is a new thing for me (as you can see from the low post count) that I’m building and maintaining as a learning exercise, and a way to keep my skillset sharp. The site is built with Jekyll and hosted through Github pages. For those unfamiliar with either of these things, that means:

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