LATE AFTERNOON THOUGHTS IN ORDER TO AVOID WRITING ABOUT HOW TERRIBLE THE RAZORBACKS ARE

October 29, 2019

PAUL BOWEN blood, dirt & angels sports editor emeritus  I will give the Democrat-Gazette’s Wally Hall credit where credit is due.  He says that the Razorback football program is at the lowest ebb in 40 years.  I see no reason …

MAYBE ITS NOT TOO EARLY FOR HUNTER YURACHECK TO AT LEAST FIND WHERE THE PANIC BUTTON IS LOCATED

October 14, 2019

PAUL BOWEN blood, dirt & angels sports editor emeritus Let’s face it.  The Arkansas Razorbacks are terrible.  And they weren’t supposed to be terrible.  Sure, nobody but the most die-hard Hog fan thought they would get bowl eligible in Chad …

Craig Brewer talks to Dan Lybarger about Dolemite is My Name

October 2, 2019

Holy frickin’ cow

October 1, 2019

By PAUL BOWEN blood, dirt &angels Sports Editor Emeritus IF THEO EPSTEIN INVITES YOU UP TO HIS ROOM FOR A DRINK, DON’T GO. The Chicago Cubs didn’t make the playoffs this year for the first time since the arrival of …

Election of Remedies

September 22, 2019

By PAUL BOWEN blood, dirt &angels Sports Editor Emeritus The late great Al McGuire once said in reference to the consideration of a prospective player’s moral fiber in the NBA selection process something along the lines of “They would draft …

The b,d&a country playlist

September 18, 2019

Piers Marchant at TIFF, Day 3

September 8, 2019

TIFF 2019: Day 3 Films: 4Best Film of the Day: Knives Out The Vast of Night: It’s not an uncommon conceit, in the Age of Irony, to utilize an old, archaic piece of media and camp it up by playing it arrow-straight, but …

Piers Marchant at the Toronto International Film Festival, Day Two

September 7, 2019

TIFF 2019: Day 2 Films: 3Best Film of the Day: The Sleepwalkers Waves: One of the early-buzz winners in the early days of the festival, Trey Edward Shults’ film is nothing but structurally audacious, switching gears suddenly about two-thirds of the way in, …

Piers Marchant at the Toronto International Film Festival, Day One

September 6, 2019

Films: 4Best Film of the Day: The Lighthouse Parasite: Outside of The Godfather, you wouldn’t expect the sound effect of a door to signify the emotional weight of an entire film, but early on in Joon-ho Bong’s Palme d’Or-winning comic tragedy, that’s what he …

Not Exactly Back to the Drawing Board …

September 2, 2019

Chad Morris won’t apologize for winning.