Monthly Archives: October 2016

when the world was young: edward gorey

The latest in a series about influences from my earlier days It’s Halloween, so let’s get spooky.  Lots of my friends are fans of director Tim Burton, known for his dark visual style and movies like The Nightmare Before Christmas, … Continue reading

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“miss peregrine” soars

I wasn’t expecting much from Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, released in the U.S. last Friday.  That’s because: 1) the premise–a household of misfit children with extraordinary powers sounded too much like Marvel Comics’ X-Men or New Mutants; and … Continue reading

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