I was Darkly Dreaming

Living in the Age of Metamodernism

According to experts, we are now (in 2017) living in what many now call a Metamodern Age. It is a new cultural movement that has arrived on the scene in America. It’s meaning and purpose lies beyond the Modern Age of the early 20th century – where people naively believed in a hope-filled future embraced by […]

Why are all the Star Wars Movies Bad but the First One?

“‘Rogue One’ looks like ‘Star Wars,’ but it really isn’t.” This quote is one of many now reflecting the disappointment and sadness over yet another BAD STAR WARS movie! But many of the critics who despise the last 5 Star Wars movies and multiple reboots miss the bigger cause for the slow demise of Star Wars […]

Who is Father Time?

Looking at this old 19th century illustration you may say, hey that looks like old Santa Claus. That’s no coincidence, and reflects the deeper mythological meaning of this old Western folklore figure in Modern Western culture.   Years ago there used to be popular references to Father Time (or Old Man Time) around New Year’s Eve. […]