Protected: Forest of Fear

The Forest of Fear (FoF) is a haunted-house event held in the same location as the NY Ren Faire. Well, almost the same location: they actually use buildings in the parking-lot area. It can be quite cold, especially since I used to work full-time outdoors. This year, though, I'll be working in a tent, and I've already…

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Racism is a funny thing

Lately I've been renting Harold Lloyd's films on Netflix. I highly recommend them. Yes, they're silent films, they're in black-and-white (with perhaps some tinting), they're in 4:3 aspect ratio. They're also funnier than a lot of big eye-candy comedies they make these days. There's one aspect to the films that bothers me: the casual racism of that…

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