I have some fantastic contributors here at Fly on the Wall and when any of them do something noteworthy I like to engage in a little shameless self-promotion. Edward Valibus, the esteemed author of "Local Man Driven to the Brink of Insanity Trying to Impress Out-of-Town Parents with Local BBQ," and the all time classic "Local Means Local," Local Locavores Say," has made a zombie movie: Songs in the Key of Death. Here's a teaser.
And—full disclosure— yes, that is me, your pesky host, playing a TV journalist modeled after the late, great Charles Kuralt.
Songs in the Key of Death has been paired with the world's greatest terrible movie The Room for a Friday night showcase at Malco's Studio on the Square.
Time moves in one direction, memory in another. — William Gibson
This week, an old friend sent me a photo of myself, circa 1978. In the picture, I was thin, long-haired, and standing barefoot on the porch of an old farmhouse where we lived, just outside of Columbia, Missouri. It was a shock to see it. I don't remember my friends and I taking many photographs, and I didn't remember this moment ...