Thursday, February 24, 2011

FEAR and All That

A random tribute to the MTV Show “Fear” that somehow takes up almost the entire show. Also, back to the paper route, and the ”The Midnight Citizen Friday Night” is introduced.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Meditations in an Experiment

I take the show to the streets of my humble paper route, testing out my new digital recorder and microphone. If that's not your jazz, then enjoy an interview with Birmingham writer/actor/stand-up Kevin Van Hyning, taped in the apartment with better equipment. Welcome new Overnightscape listeners and welcome new listeners to the Overnightscape (! Give a listen, and I promise I won't destroy your home's greenery with a lethal herbicide.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

What the DEVIL!

"DEVIL" is one of those Die Hard-as-a-horror-movie type deals. Like Saw, a small number of people are trapped in a small space -- in this case, an elevator -- and one of them is up to no good. And of course it's not the one you expect, which makes you suspect the most innocent one. It's a real dumb flick.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Super Bowl Ditch Party

Who needs the Black-Eyed Peas and controversial commercials when you've got my review of "Blue Valentine" and an edge-of-your-seat interview with my good friend Jonathan Sweatt. Also, a very special surprise will keep you listening all the way to the bitter end.

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Friday, February 4, 2011

Stay Gold? Don't be so Naive

Watching “The Outsiders” the other day, I noticed a pretty mean message buried beneath the cringe-inducing sap poured over the back half of the flick like thick, soggy porridge – a wicked trick played on the family audience by the director, Francis Ford Coppola, a master of viewer mind games, the guy who can make you think a piece of fruit holds a deep truth about life and death. Read More...

Wednesday, February 2, 2011


I know, I know. After this week's podcast in which I took up a whopping fifteen minutes talking about the 1993 memory lane Young Adult comedy where John Goodman plays a carnival-barker-cum-movie producer, MATINEE, you guys took a vote, and agreed by a majority so large you can fit a Fantasia Hippo through it that you want me to stop raving about it once and for all. No. Read More...