Saturday, February 14, 2015
I'm excited to announce that my bilingual short story collection, Over Fifty Billion Kafkas Served, is in the mail, and I'll soon receive 10 paperback copies.
Monday, February 2, 2015
Last night's collection of Super Bowl advertisements included one that featured the death of a child, and I can see why folks would find such crass commercialization of tragedy disturbing. Alas, it also reminded me of an Italian film I saw in the theaters many years ago, and always look to recommend. The Son's Room has excellent cinematography, parallels the Raymond Carver story, "A Small Good Thing," and also contains a Carver poem in the middle. There are some comic moments, but I would not have guessed the director was considered "Italy's Woody Allen" as the IMDb link notes.