Charged

Eduardo Garcia, the real-life “star” of the movie Charged, faced unbelievable odds and obstacles in his fight to survive. With help from a friend who stood by him the entire journey, he overcame them, but at such a cost. He came though it, physically diminished, but perhaps more alive than ever. What does this have […]

A set of unmatched bags…

When people talk about someone having baggage, they’re usually referring to those issues that need to be dealt with. It’s not unusual, when drilling down into them, to discover they’re all related. Some of that is true for the middle-aged protagonist of Eleven Little Deaths, one Jacob Will. But in his case, it’s a grand […]

Wherever you go, there you are.

  “Wherever you go, there you are” is attributed to Confucius and made popular by the character Buckaroo Banzai in the 1984 eponymously-named movie “The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai.” And it, as aptly as anything else, describes the protagonist in Eleven Little Deaths. Try as he may, Jacob Will has yet to realize that wherever […]

True life.

In order to move forward, Eleven Little Death‘s protagonist Jacob Will had to get past “Stop.” That’s probably true for many of us. I know it is/was/(still!) for me. We all have our issues, hangups, and internal roadblocks that prevent us from getting anywhere. And that’s what Eleven Little Deaths is all about. It’s been […]

What would you do if…

Exactly. It’s like what your parents might have said, “If someone told you to jump off a bridge, would you do it?” And as a child not wanting to upset their mother or father, the answer would probably be a sheepish “no.” But what happens when your best friend leaves a deathbed wish for you […]