A Reel Education LIVE on June 29th with The Conversation!

A Reel Education is pleased to return to The Trylon Microcinema on June 29th! This time, we will be presenting the The Conversation, the 1974 psychological thriller starring Gene Hackman. One of Francis Ford Coppola’s finest films, The Conversation is a complex piece steeped in Watergate-era paranoia. The Trylon Microcinema is …

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PowerPoint Karaoke and Judging a Book at Die Laughing!

This weekend, Fearless Comedy is holding their annual fundraiser by creating an insane 50-hour marathon of live comedy. The event is called Die Laughing, the event is being held for donation dollars, and you can totally find out what’s going on minute-by-minute BY CLICKING THIS LINK RIGHT HERE. The super-cool …

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A Reel Education LIVE on May 4th!

A Reel Education is returning to live shows, starting on May 4th! This time, we will be at The Trylon Microcinema, where you can join our live recording session, which comes after a screening of the Alec Guinness classic, Bridge on the River Kwai! We are excited to introduce you …

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Slaying the EDNOS: Seven Months Later

EDNOS: a medical acronym that stands for “Eating Disorders Not Otherwise Specified” On August 3rd of last year, I finally started treatment for Binge Eating Disorder. I wrote about my trepidation and my decision at length on that day. I’ve come a long way.

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Join us in the Pleasure Dome!

So, it’s been quiet on the Tin Lizard Productions blog. I’ve spent the last two months doing two things: transitioning to a new job, and helping launch a new project. I am breaking silence today to announce that Windy Bowlsby and I have decreed an awesome Pleasure Dome. What do …

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Dune with Sock Puppets and Cardboard

You may recall a couple of years ago when some friends and I made a “sweded” version of the first Hobbit trailer. It made the rounds on the Internet, and a lot of people seemed to like it, so we did it again… …with the David Lynch version of Dune. …

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Ruminations About Bad Entertainment

Over the last few weeks, I’ve been watching TCM’s The Story of Film, a 15-hour documentary series about cinema history, as told by Irish film critic Marc Cousins. If you have the time to crank through it, I highly recommend it. The series is Film History 101 in a jar, …

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Tales from the Modern Family Tree

One of the rituals I’d inevitably need to perform anytime I’d dated anyone new is to attempt to explain my family. Yeah, I know, everyone’s family is bizarre in their own way. Mine is strange on a purely mechanical level. As one former boyfriend once exclaimed, “You don’t have a …

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Reel Education LIVE on January 18th!

Once again, A Reel Education (a podcast which I co-host with Tim Wick and Jena Young) will be recording an episode LIVE at the Parkway Theater! On December 14th, you can join our live recording session, which comes with a matinee screening of Billy Wilder’s great film noir, Double Indemnity! …

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Butt-Numb-a-Thon 2013 Full Lineup

  Okay, so I realized yesterday (December 24th, 2014) that I never wrote a “full lineup of the Butt-Numb-a-Thon” post for last year’s Butt-Numb-a-Thon. So I’m just going to backdate this post and pop it in here for posterity. I’ve tried to positively ID as many of the trailers as …

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