A Media Comment: “Carol” and gay cinema in 2015

On November 8, 2015, the 24th annual St. Louis International Film Festival presented Carol, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. Set in 1950s New York, Carol is a poignant and significant love story between Carol (Blanchett), an older woman – and Therese (Mara), a younger department store clerk. It’s a beautiful film that builds upon a trend that sees gay characters survive, with…

New Art: Clownin’ Around & Straight Jacket

I woke up this morning with a couple visions in my head for new art involving clowns.  Seems timely provided the media’s coming clown fixation (Lady GaGa’s ARTPOP cover art, the upcoming American Horror Story: Freakshow, “Crazy Steve” from IMPACT Wrestling and rumors about who will play “The Joker” next).  I have a feeling pop culture is…

Music Video Premiere: “Hearts” – Psychobuildings

I put the finishing touches on a music video I spent two weeks shooting and editing.  I’m proud to unveil the [unofficial] music video for “Hearts” by the Psychobuildings: I wanted the video to feel psychotic, random, claustrophobic, and for it to be both contemporary and 80’s referrential.  Hope you all like it.  There’s even a…