If there was ever a time when one of my journal archives could have been more visual than wordy… Sorry. These posts came from the somewhat stormy time with my live-in girlfriend, Dani (not her real name). Around the time … Continue reading Sex & the Single Brain-Cell: Breast Augmentation Fall-Out
Diving into the Past without Drowning: Day Trip to Laguna Beach (1973) Original 8mm Film by Joe Bustillos Edited by Joe Bustillos & Random Chance Music by Smartsound Music, “Visions 22K” Filmed on location in Laguna Canyon & Laguna Beach … Continue reading Diving into the Past without Drowning: Day Trip to Laguna Beach (1973)
Spring Cleaning continues… The following is the third of a series of three columns that I wrote in the late 1980s for a little publication called “Air, Dirt & Ink” (ADI) that I produced and shared with family and friends. Yeah, … Continue reading SEX AND THE SINGLE BRAIN CELL: Sexual Ethics & The Resulting Internal Dialogues
Spring Cleaning continues… The following is the second of a series of three columns that I wrote in the late 1980s for a little publication called “Air, Dirt & Ink” (ADI) that I produced and shared with family and friends. Yeah, I’ve been writing these sad tales for a very long time, and they seem to continue. Enjoy. Dec 1987 [ADI Editors’ Note: Is it true or fiction? . . . Well, you saw this whole spiel before, but then, some of you weren’t really paying attention. “Warning? What Warning?” So here it is again: BEWARE: Due to the author’s … Continue reading SEX AND THE SINGLE BRAIN CELL: When She Says ‘Maybe’
Spring Cleaning, or a sorts, I’ve been scanning in boxes and boxes of old essays and various bits of writing and stumbled up this gem. The following is one of a series of three columns that I wrote in the … Continue reading SEX AND THE SINGLE BRAIN CELL: I Survived the EET . . . Kind’a
After watching Her by Spike Jonze I heard that there was a previous short film that he made that explored many of the themes echoed in Her. Happy Friday and hug those close to you. It matters. jbb Continue reading Video Fridays: I’m Here by Spike Jonze
JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 13: The Problem of Dating & Blogging. Turns out my most popular blog posts have not had anything to do with religion. It might be popular, but writing about Dating might be bad for actual Dating. Also, … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 13: The Problem of Dating & Blogging
It’s been a while since I’ve bothered with a film review, especially something that isn’t Sci-Fi… I’m not fond of the title, that was changed for American audiences from “The F-Word” to the limp, meaningless, “What If.” That said, I … Continue reading “What If” Is All About the F-Word
Sometimes when our technology gets out of hand the result isn’t the violent demise of humankind, but that’s not to say that it might not result in something worse. There are those who saw Spike Jonze’s “Love in a digital … Continue reading Her: “It’s Not You, It’s Me” In the Age of AI
JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 6: Digital Evidence of My Misspent “Youth.” Taco Beach, in Long Beach CA… There’s a reason I have such fond memories of the place and why I haven’t quite found it’s replacement here in Orlando. Links … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 6: Digital Evidence of My Misspent “Youth”
This video has been making the rounds this past week. One of my meetup.com groups actually set aside this week as a week to unplug from our technology and reconnect with those around us. I certainly understand the struggle to … Continue reading Unplug or Just Another Form of FOMO?
I’ve been back from California for a few weeks, dove right back into work, getting out of the house and keeping tabs on my health. Today actually marked the first time since my illness that I did what I said … Continue reading Trying to Remember What’s My Mission?