Watercolor inspired by the film ‘Flag Day’

My first watercolor 🥺 not a medium I use but I wanted a softer feel to this shot of Dylan Penn in ‘Flag Day’ – definitely check the movie out! Gorgeous movie and the cinematography is simply stunning. Based on the book Flim Flam Man by Jennifer Vogel.

Review: American Predator- The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century

Right off the bat I want to say that this isn’t a true crime book about some serial killer from the 1970s that no one remembers. This happened within the last few years. A spree that went from 1996 to 2012 to be exact. Right under all our noses. And you could have been aContinue reading “Review: American Predator- The Hunt for the Most Meticulous Serial Killer of the 21st Century”

Awareness for our Missing Indigenous People

This piece was inspired by the fact that 710 Indigenous people, mostly girls, were reported missing over the past decade in Wyoming, the same state where Gabby Petito reportedly disappeared. Despite the extent of the issue, missing and murdered Indigenous people get less media coverage. Give them all the same attention so we can curbContinue reading “Awareness for our Missing Indigenous People”

The Mean Girls and the Monster

I’ve read, watched, researched, written reports and studied cults for years. It’s just one of those things that happens when you go to graduate school at John Jay College. Children of God, Manson Family, Branch Davidians, the People’s Temple, Rajneeshpuram. I’ve absorbed it all. And my overall take is this: groupthink can be a hellContinue reading “The Mean Girls and the Monster”

Who Doesn’t Love a Good Scary Movie?

Oh my. This. Book. If you love horror, true crime documentaries, psychological thrillers, or just a good ghost story, Behind the Horror by Lee Mellor is a must-read. Each chapter discusses the real life events that inspired a movie (or group of connected movies such as The Conjuring and Annabelle). Movies that shaped pop cultureContinue reading “Who Doesn’t Love a Good Scary Movie?”