Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy

Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey by Peter Carlson is a fantastic non-fiction read about two New York Tribune reporters, Junius Browne and Albert Richardson, and their time spent hunting down stories in the Confederate states during the American civil war. As soon as I read the synopsis for this book I knew that it had the makings for a … Continue reading Could it be a movie?: Junius and Albert’s Adventures in the Confederacy

The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: 1937 in Film

I’ve noticed patterns in the years when my most beloved films were released. Stella Dallas, True Confession, The Awful Truth, You Only Live Once, Topper, It’s Love I’m After… so many great films hit theaters in 1937, and yet it isn’t one of the first years that comes to mind when you think of Hollywood’s best. While it may not be as highly-regarded as the … Continue reading The Classic Movie History Project Blogathon: 1937 in Film

Vintage publications: About my collection

I never considered myself a collector of anything until the day that I bought my first old magazine. Even my DVD collection was small at the time, since I mostly borrowed from the family pool and didn’t yet have the funds to start building up what has now become a mound of movies that I could probably build a solid fortress out of. It was … Continue reading Vintage publications: About my collection