Posts tagged "David Lynch"
Transformer: Exploring Todd Solondz’ "Palindromes" Through the Eyes of the Russian Formalists

Transformer: Exploring Todd Solondz’ “Palindromes” Through the Eyes of the Russian Formalists

Overview I wrote “Transformer: Exploring Todd Solondz’ Palindromes Through the Eyes of the Russian Formalists,” in 2006—one semester before I dropped out of my PhD program. I have learned much about writing since producing this work, but I am publishing it here despite its flaws because it will never see the light of day if...
1 Year of CTJ Blog + 1st Recording in 3.5 Years

1 Year of CTJ Blog + 1st Recording in 3.5 Years

(I posted this yesterday, but the mix needed reworking. I have since remixed it and reposted it below. I am pleased with this version. Consider it a keeper, and download it for your listening enjoyment!) Today marks the one-year anniversary of this blog. To celebrate, here is my first new recording in 3.5 years. My...
David Lynch + Disney + Baptist Church = Disasterpiece Theater

David Lynch + Disney + Baptist Church = Disasterpiece Theater

David Lynch, Disney, and Baptists. Odd bedfellows to be sure. As the son of a Southern Baptist minister, I remember well the day the church boycotted Disney in 1997. Sure, Donald Duck wore a shirt and no pants, and that was a bit uncouth. But other ducks didn’t even bother to wear shirts, so Donald...