On Catharsis And Film

//Note: I unearthed this bit of writing from my laptop and believe that I wrote it sometime late last year in the wee hours of the morning. Be warned that there are spoilers for Me, Earl And The Dying Girl (though with a title like that, there can be no twist endings). Also, Happy Lunar…

On Tattoos (Part 2)

Following my post “On Tattoos And Character Over Beauty”, the original intended recipient of my missive kindly asked my permission to pass along my words (omitting my name and contact details) to a few of his friends who would might be interested in my point of view. I happily agreed, and I requested that he…

On Tattoos And Character Over Beauty

This morning I had an interesting (though not uncommon) question posed to me by a friend of my father’s with whom I have had a lively email correspondence. He is an older gentleman in his 60’s or 70’s (his curiosity keeps him youthful) and has lived in Brooklyn all his life. I had so much…