For my entire life, from the stone ages until now, seemingly, I have been fascinated by the strange and the weird. Growing up, nearly all of the books that I read were about mysterious happenings around the world.
There were no limits on my fascination. UFOs, ghosts, Kaspar Hauser, cryptozoology, strange events and anything else that I could find under the “unexplained” topics were the entrée to my otherwise boring dinner called “life”.
My imagination would soar on high, thinking about events like the Devil’s Footprints incident in the mid-1800’s, in Devon, England.… Read the rest
I constantly look at other artists’ work, in fact I make it a part of my day to at least check out art or illustration boards on the web. There’s something I’ve noticed, and I’m not sure if it’s a trend or if it’s something that’s always been there.
Some of these creations are just plain weird. But not necessarily in a good way.
I don’t like to kick out names of artists that I may not like, or pieces that I don’t think work.… Read the rest
Whether I’m creating some new piece of art, or taking a photo, even writing a story (wait, “he writes?”, you say), I have always loved creating things. I especially love to create things that have, shall we say, an unusual feel to them. I love the fantastic, the supernatural, and all of the strange things that people don’t like to admit exist.
As a creator, it’s inevitable that I’m going to meet people who are interested in what I do. Now, as I’ve been doing this for many years, I have learned to read people.… Read the rest
I’ve been thinking about writing articles on movies (and TV) for quite awhile, and I thought I’d get started with True Detective. HBO’s series has managed to get a lot of attention, and for good reason.
Now, before we get into this, I want to say that I approach these articles the same way I do my “This Week’s Art” articles. That is to say, it’s just what I see and my opinion. It doesn’t make it right or wrong, it just is. I’d love a lot of conversation on each post, so fire away.… Read the rest