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Uncle Barb's

There’s no such thing as autobiography,
there’s only art and lies.

-Jeanette Winterson-


Blog entries prior to February 2011 are still on my old WordPress site. If you are interested, you can read them at this link.

Homeland S1

Michael Cuesta is brilliant, fucking brilliant (Spoiler Alert if you have not yet seen Season 1)

The Crimson Petal and the White

The Crimson Petal and the White

Excellent BBC Drama focusing on the condition of women in late 19th Century London. Dark, painful and brilliantly acted to rise above.

Chico & Rita

Just beautiful with a soundtrack to match.

From Fernando Trueba comes another gem of a film, this time it is animated

Those Crazy Oscars

THE OSCARS: Billy Crystal called it "rich people giving golden statues to each other" and that is about it. What a mixed up, messed up collection of elitist bullshit.

Image Collection

Over the years, I have dabbled in collecting photos and postcards that evidence our past.

To View the Gallery In Progress Click Here

A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar

A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar

by Suzanne Joinson

A dual narrative of women traveling in remote territories and a modern day Londoner.

Beasts of the Southern Wild

Film of the Year

First time filmmaker Behn Zeitlin and co-writer Lucy Alibar

Carry the One

Carol Anshaw

Enthralled by the first 20 pages, I was licking my chops. I love stories of dysfunctional families.

Greg Herren How I Love YOU

Mambo Mardi Gras is essentially the same book as Greg's previous works, but I love him unabashedly.

Thanks Greg for the fun and the thoughtfulness.


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