Monthly Archives: January 2011

The Darkness

It’s a moonless night. The room is pitch black, illuminated only by the dim red light from the clock on the nightstand. Quinton lay asleep on his queen size bed. He looks peaceful resting on his back, head slightly turned to right, covered up to his waist by a single sheet. A loud knock at the door awakens him from a deep sleep. He looks at the clock. 3:03 am. He looks puzzled, wondering why someone would be knocking at his bedroom door this time of night. He stares at the door awaiting another knock. “Quinton” the voice behind the door says, sounding more like summon. He recognizes his roommate’s voice and says “Yea, come in.”
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Don’t Always Get the Girl

I watch a lot of movies, it’s my favorite pastime as you may already know. I don’t only watch them, I study them. Usually in every movie, no matter the genre, there is a common theme. There is a guy and there is a girl. The guy usually gets the girl and BAM, there’s your theme. Whether it’s a comedy, a drama, an action, or even a horror flick, regardless – the guy gets the girl. You probably didn’t notice, but even Michael Myers got some cutty in the hundreds of Halloween movies. Why do you think he’s so laid back and doesn’t run after his victims? The man is relaxed.* Think about it. Have you ever chased anyone immediately following great sex? Nope. Anyway, I was watching a movie last night and surprisingly the guy didn’t get the girl after all his efforts. It called for a moment of deep reflection.
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The other night I experienced a set of life-altering events. I was so astonished by what I learned, that I jotted down all sorts of notes because the revelations would make great posts. Of course they were just ideas at the time, but like embryos they would be fed until they turned into something special and busted out my – nevermind, that analogy still needs some work, but you get the point. I had great ideas. With them I was going to change the world, post by post. Unfortunately something terrible happened the next morning and all was lost. I woke up. It was all a dream. While the ideas were great and could still be used, like most dreams I couldn’t remember anything. All I walked away with was an image of me driving around in a parking lot.  Driving a car which had no battery and 2 flat tires, yet a smooth ride it was. Why this didn’t give away the fact I was dreaming, the world may never know. The fact that an Ashton Kutcher look-a-like mysteriously rose from the ground and helped me fix the car, somehow didn’t send any reds flags either. Anyway, since my creative process has been interrupted I should take this opportunity to update you with what’s happening in my world.
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