The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

Tag Archives: Quentin Tarantino

Thank you, Regina King: 2019 Year in Review

My belated look at 2019 puts 2020 into perspective.

Tuesday, 7 April, 2020 · Leave a comment

Pure Incel Cinema: (2019 Movie Addendum)

The popularity of 2019’s two biggest film should NOT be something we celebrate.

Friday, 13 December, 2019 · 2 Comments

Pillar of Salt: Looking back at the Best and Worst of 2017

Sorry, Frank – it was NOT “a very good year”.

Still, there were bright spots to be found.

Saturday, 13 January, 2018 · Leave a comment

In For a Penny: What’s in a Name?

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
“Well, that was bloody Shakespearean! D’ya know who Shakespeare is? He wrote the King James Bible!” – Gangs of New York, screenplay by…

Thursday, 3 November, 2016 · 2 Comments

In For a Penny: Speaking My Language

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, with thoughts on writing and voice. August Wilson writingCAPTION: via The Goodman Theatre “I have to confess that I’m not…

Monday, 22 February, 2016 · 3 Comments

Happy is the Man who has broken the ‘Chain’

The slave-revenge flick I always wanted comes courtesy of a White guy. Still good, though.

Thursday, 13 June, 2013 · 2 Comments