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We’ll Always Have Aliens: My Boyhood Pal Grew Up to Be a Master Tale-Spinner

What a treat and a privilege it was to catch up with my boyhood pal Jeff Simmermon so I could write about his return to DC to bring his storytelling series And I Am Not Lying (an offshoot of his eponymous, very amusing blog) to the Black Cat. Continue reading

Enter SilverDocs!

silverdocs_logoI’m just getting going on the screeners for the 2009 SilverDocs entries I’ll be reviewing for DCist, but my first batch of reviews was in today’s CityPaper. All but one are shorts: Behold my notices vis-a-vis Voices from El-Sayed, My White Baby, The Solitary Life of Cranes, and The First Kid to Learn English from Mexico.

Next week, I’ll have reviews up of (at least) Best Worst Movie, Winnebago Man, Supermen of Malegaon, and Facing Ali. I’ll be attending a screening of the latter next Tuesday with Muhammad Ali himself in attendance. He’s so bad he makes medicine sick! Can’t wait.