This blog is a collection of my writings.The pieces appear in their original versions, sometimes different from those in print. I use a blog, rather than my website, which relates to my activities as an artist and filmmaker, for their on-line publication. I have also published a number of books.
a very short tribute to bearded drag queens
The United States films the building of the Berlin Wall, and other things as well.
an attempt to grapple with one of Andy Warhol’s great, neglected “sexploitation” films
a visit to Enterprise Square USA in Edmond, Oklahoma
a word collage drawn from the published utterances of the great gay auteur
how a young girl from Steubenville, Ohio changed adult movies forever
“a farrago of cheap pornography”
a tribute to America’s greatest filmmaker
What interests me in his work is exactly what he most wishes to suppress.
taking a stab at architectural criticism
a too-brief mention of a fascinating artist almost unknown in the Northern Hemisphere
my essay on contemporary fans of The Smiths and Morrissey
an essay on the films of Curt McDowell, and incidentally, what’s wrong with filmmaking today
wish fulfillment: Curt McDowell’s painting of dead Beatles
one of law enforcement’s follies, exhumed from the archives and examined