WHFS: Armchair Travel

They say [armchair] travel can inspire new perspectives. This post explores films set in South America.
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WHFS: revamping the western genre of

Trick or Treat?
A bit of both. This Whiskey Horror Film Society post is less about horror and more about westerns but, really, how terrifying is and has-been western colonialism?

Music to Check Out, Part V

Bands to Check Out is a quarterly post that started from emails I received from friends generously sharing their love of music and art. This quarter we explore Arabic music from the 1940s-present

WHFS: Sukiyaki Western Django part 3

The film begins with Piringo [theatrically]: “Their story goes a little something like this. [Japanese accent] The sound of the Gion Shoja temple bells echoes the impermanence of all things…The color of the sala flower reveals the truth that to flourish is to fall. The proud do not endure like a passing dream on a…

WHFS: Django part 2, what’s in the name?

Part 2 of a look at Sukiyaki Western Django The name Django was repopularized recently through QT’s Django Unchained but to understand why Jamie Fox’s character and the young Takuya Mizoguchi(?) of S.W.D, are so fascinating we need to look at the name’s history. The name/title Django permeates many cultural narratives and derives from the…

Bands to Check Out part IV

If you haven’t been following this is #4 of the music fueled emails I received from my buddy Scott during our Peace Corps service. Hope you’ve enjoy reading and listening as much as I’ve enjoyed sharing. From Scott Sat, Aug 9, 2014, 5:52 AM to me Moldy Peaches: Hilarious and endearing acoustic duo (Adam Green and Kimya…