My Writing for You While I’m Away

  I assure you that this is not a “I’m leaving Medium” piece! I am going to not publish any fiction writing for a considerable period of time because I am working on my novel. Words aren’t enough to express my gratitude, appreciation, and sincere cherishing of all the followers I’ve gained in the last 3…

A new website for South Africans

The DeepinSouthAfrica website is new, funded entirely by the author, and aims to be an authoritative resource on politics, government news, public finance, and investigative reports.

Submissions to Publications

I submitted my essay on the recent Muhammad Film to Salon.com. I haven’t heard back yet and after 2 weeks (they say 3 weeks means it’s a no), it doesn’t look likely. I edited the essay further, took out the expletives, and cleaned it up to submit to NYTimes as an op-ed. Let’s see what…

Reviewing “The Shining”

“The Shining” is a searing piece of work, a film that sears itself on your emotions, imagination, and senses. Halloran’s line of “events leaving traces of themselves behind” sets up the rest of the film in a way that, even after a second viewing, still crawls up behind you and sodomizes your expectations. Torrance’s descent…

Reviewing “Shutter Island”

This may be Martin Scorsese’s foray into the terrain, usually lorded over, by Michel Gondry, Spike Jonez, and Christopher Nolan. “Shutter Island” fuses the quick cuts, the splattering blood, the blood congealed around dead bodies, the rapid camera movements back and forth, into a psychological narrative, reminiscent of Charlie Kaufman’s work. It’s my strong view…

Reviewing “White Wedding”

“White Wedding” is like going to a coffee shop, the best one you know, ordering their best cappuccino. You take out a toolkit. In front of everyone sitting at this coffee shop, you strain out the luscious cream and throw it over your shoulder. You pull out a bottle of tepid, mildewy water and throw…

Models for Kahuna Massage Shoot

I’m planning a shoot of a Kahuna massage in action. Don’t know what it is? Nothing lewd, check it out here: Please go to: http://kahunamassage.co.za/groups/ka-huna-massage-photoshoot/ to get full details. If you’re interested to be a model or know someone who would be, get back to me or drop me a comment. Thanks!