BHE: Netherbeast Incorporated (2007)

Netherbeast Incorporated (2007), rated PG-13, watched on Amazon Prime

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0787495/mediaviewer/rm248288000A quirky twist on the vampire tale, set in modern day corporate America.” IMDB synopsis

  • IMDB 5.8/10
  • Metacritic N/A
  • Rotten Tomatoes N/A critics, 46% audience
  • Solee 2/5
  • Mikey 2/5

WARNING: THIS REVIEW IS FULL OF SPOILERS!

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Truth

cell phoneThe doctors stood straight and serious as they gave Jakob the news. He laughed at the irony of it all and they gave a collective frown. He let them share what they knew with him—statistics and estimations for which he had no interest—and when they were done, he signed all the necessary papers and left.Read More »

Night Walk

https://www.flickr.com/photos/giovannijl-s_photohut/326170272 [CC BY-SA 2.0; https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/legalcode]Livie followed the sidewalk blindly, huddled within her ancient raincoat. Her tattered umbrella, not very effective in even the tamest of drizzles, was really more trouble than it was worth in this kind of weather. The clouds that had hovered overhead all day had finally decided to drop their payload just as she was leaving home. She had been walking in a steady drizzle for the last ten minutes. Streams of icy water poured through the holes in her useless umbrella and down her hair, dripping steadily from the ragged ends.Read More »

Pops Makes a Connection

Pops and Winston
Pops stands under his very tall friend, Winston.

During my Minnesota months, I volunteer as much of my time as possible at Discovery Horse, where my good friends, Sara Sherman and Matt Schwab, have created a safe haven for people seeking connection. One of my favorite jobs on the farm is “horse handling”. In my role as horse handler, I am responsible for inviting the horses into the arena before a session and being present for them as they work. A side-effect of being present for the horses is that I am also present for the work the humans are doing. I have the honor of observing people at their bravest, as they let down their armor and allow themselves to be truly seen. This is a true story (with names and identifying information removed, of course) as seen from my horse handler position.Read More »