Diary 7/5 to 7/6/22: Movies on DVD; why I'm a skeptic; getting a little preachy; unable to "find the penguin"; shredding by hand; Democrats; no Dr. Strange DVD at Walmart.
Diary 5/16 to 5/17/22: The King's Speech; Ghostbusters Afterlife; psyllium again; religion books; more shelves? getting rid of Pathfinder; Russell Brand; a nightmare; typographical erorrs in history; Oliver La Farge.
Diary, 5/1/22 continued: Caitlin Johnstone and our Ministry of Truth; suicidal children; how much do you want to know? Organic shake problems; thermometers that take batteries; longevity diet; The Haunting DVD.
Jerry Brown quote; neurotransmitters; The Philosophy Club novel; Hap the Crystalwright novel; many movies, some TV; versions of Jane Austen's Emma compared a bit.
Novel writing; Pickwick Papers quotes; lie/lay? Movies; drug companies; Lincoln; Durant book and others; phthisis.
"My new novel"; choosing to believe; my background; dreams; Saw franchise; nausea and gastritis; Cells; Marvel's Eternals; Herbert Read quote; critique group.
Pollyanna Grows Up; movies; Hallmark crap; Taylor's book, Whole Brain Living; Hemlock Club meeting; the "lump of ignorance"; constipation; Power vs Force book is BS.
Self-mastery; play and writing; Black Widow, Office Killer (with Carol Kane), Strange Girls, and other DVDs; Hallmark nonsense; four brains in our heads.
Dreams; Chucky; memory failure; probation; Hemlock Club failure; impressed by two books; Herman Melville.
Free car? Cindy Crabb, Nietzsche, and Cioran quotes; movies; Red Shoes on PBS; the missing pen mystery; final edit of my book!
In which I argue with, or go beyond, quotes from Friedrich Nietzsche, Albert Camus, Walter Kaufmann, and Bertrand Russell. Plus movie review and Hemlock Club notes and the usual blather.
Dreams; books and movies; "hopefully"; Dickens and Camus quotes; Matrix: Resurrections; twitter quote; rewriting lessons.
Bad movies reviewed; Nietzsche's Gay Science; John Cleese book; Hemlock Club discussion of Gandhi, Napoleon, Tolstoy, and Meaning of Life; Pablo's sadness; bedbugs slaughtered.
Horror & other DVDs; Nietzsche quote leading to good and evil muddle; nothing else worth a mention.
Pixie, Summerland, Climax, a dozen movies; Pablo goes to San Jose (knew the way); rethinking that friendship (again); not much else.
Blocked by Oliver; Stigmata DVD; Hemlock Club meetings; editing woes; did Ma want a girl instead of me? Reading Tod Browning's Dracula; a dozen movies dissed; book splurge.
Reading Sartre; editing Kick Me; Goethe quotes, one about Faust; movie reviews including Hanna, Walled In, and The Inheritance (2011).
Faulty memory, a toothache, work on Kick Me, a dream, Lin Yutang quotes, depression, Twitter, and twelve movies reviewed briefly; not much else.
Hesse's Steppenwolf; "Hollywood Comedy Legends" and other movies; progress on Kick Me; reading as a writer; muddle-headed versus simple-minded distinction.
Hemlock Club report, Color Out of Space, Phantasm III-V, and Finding Forrester reviews, working on Kick Me, climate catastrophe, not much else, edited to remove dross.