Author Archive: Eric San Juan
Frodo was just a few weeks old when he joined the family. He was the runt of his litter, a tiny tuxedo cat. My mother-in-law gifted him to us, for our son, even though I insisted no surprise pets. I pretended to be outraged. I wasn’t. Even today, I’ll still offer some mock outrage about it. Everyone knows it’s silly. I love him so much. Frodo liked to bite when he was young. He especially liked to bite my son. There didn’t seem to be much reason for it. We think he just didn’t like the competition for love. Once, my son was standing at the toilet doing what you do. Frodo strolled in, jumped up, and bit him on the ass. We all laughed….
A video essay I put together, excerpted from my new book, The Films of Martin Scorsese: Gangsters, Greed, and Guilt. Enjoy.
Beer lovers would appreciate this kind of movie since they are based on the brewing or drinking process of beer. It’s the perfect company to enjoy during football games or even while watching the horse race Kentucky Derby (click here to see the current odds). Despite the fact that so many people love this incredible drink, there aren’t many movies where the beer is a crucial part of the story if we remove the documentaries. Of course, beer is the sidekick of every teenage movie (like the American Pie series), but in this list we only targeted movies who gave the jolly drink the full spotlight. Here are the best movies where the beer has a crucial role as protagonist: Strange Brew (1983) This movie…
Pixabay CC0 License Out of all the different things that help to give meaning and fulfilment to a person’s life – and make everyday existence fun and rewarding in general – creative pastimes are certainly up there. Of course, it might be that your particular creative pastime is something that you wish to turn into a career – or, at least, that you want to ensure that you perform to the best of your ability. There are many things that you could do in order to help ensure that you get the most out of your creative pastime. One of those things is to make sure that you are using the right tools, whether that means finding out where to source in ear monitor…
Pixabay – CC0 Licence Blogging has transformed people’s lives. Whether you need a place to express your views or you like to put your inspiration down in words, the art form has financial and lifestyle benefits. Unfortunately, the prevalence of the blogging industry means that it’s harder to stand out from the crowd than ever. For writers who want to make a mark and turn a hobby into a bona fide business, this is problematic. Without reasonable to high levels of traffic, you won’t be able to leverage sponsors for money. You’ve got to try and make your platform eye-catching, yet it’s tough when online consumers have a ton of choice. Getting noticed is doable, though, as long as you’re willing to invest in your…