Pumpkin Season

11.11.2017 by Mark Forman

I woke up this morning and decided to check Youtube for something interesting before I got out of bed to begin my active day. I saw a live feed of Joe Rogan with guest Billy Corgan of Smashing Pumpkins fame. While I was never a Smashing Pumpkins hardcore fanboi I did like the band, especially […]


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And Where Do We Go From Here?

11.03.2017 by Mark Forman

I love how song lyrics get trapped in your head like detritus in the drain of your sink. You can hear it, it is very visceral but still a little ephemeral as you try to focus on it and remember from which song. Bingo-this one is David Essex's Rock On. I feel compelled to leave […]


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Predator

10.30.2017 by Mark Forman

I remember when Predator was another fun action sci-fi escapist Arnold Schwarzenegger movie. My favorite line was Jesse "the Body" Ventura's, "I aint't got time to bleed" line. Good visual ham and scene chewing with decent special effects for the time:1987. Same year I came to Taiwan actually. Unfortunately, in the last few weeks there […]


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Chin Music

10.26.2017 by Mark Forman

When I was a kid there was a book written called "Ball Four" by Jim Bouton a former pitcher for the NY Yankees (not my preferred NY Mets). He was a pretty funny guy and he used the term "chin music" to describe an intentional pitcher move to cause the batter to step away from […]


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Shouting Into the Vortex

10.11.2017 by Mark Forman

A recent night photography sortie leads to a morality play of sorts. First-whenever I go through my old photos I'm most moved by the night shots. I don't know if they're more dreamy or more ideal or more what but simply I like them more, they're more pleasing to my eye and the psychology attached […]


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