Good day comrades. Today, I received my second HorrorBlock! Watch as I make a box open. Ta Da! HorrorBlock is subscription service that sends you a box of horror stuff every month. Personally, I love getting creepy presents every month. Check out the video below and be prepared for adorable demons and zombies!
It's 3:28 am. I woke from a nightmare and dehydration. I rarely remember my dream. Often times, when I do I went to bed at an appropriate time and did not go to sleep out of exhaustion. Last night I finished a bottle of wine and went to sleep four hours early than usual.
I have felt this sense of dread for the last couple days. The weight of existence. What good are we as a species? What merit do we bring to this earth?
The nightmare was about work. I arrived at the office with my typical attitude of hoping for the best and expecting the worst. Upon unlocking the door to my office I found that the room had been stripped. All my posters and photos had been removed from the walk and piled on the floor. Inspecting the walls I found they had a new coat of paint that had been poorly applied. There were inconsistencies in the coat of paint. Missing spots, and it was if rather than going up and down with a paint roller each time the paint was applied with a different angle.
Thursday I presented on the Id, Ego, and Superego for my Clinical practice class. My plan was to explain the Id, Ego, and Super ego via psycho. I began by drawing the Bates's House on the whiteboard with a blue dry erase marker. I turned to the class and asked if anyone had scene Psycho. A handful of ladies raised their hands. I called on a couple people to explain the plot. Then I explained that in some psychoanalytic film theory floors of the home are designated by Id, Ego, and Super Ego. I wrote the word Super Ego next to the second floor of the house where I had drawn the silhouette of Norma Bates. Norma is up there overseeing and regulating Norman's moral compass. Pushing guild and savage categorical imperatives to support his disassociation and demonetization of women. This constant pathological voice compelling him via guilt is Normans superego. Norman is most 'normal' when he is on the ground floor of the house, but he is having difficultly managing the pushes …
I am having a problem today. I feel self-conscious about writing to the point that I feel stuck. In this post, I am going to gather what I've learned about watching a movie like a philosopher. In hopes that, I will find a new path. Fostering my inspiration has become tricky. I am overcome with thoughts that I am not reading enough to write. But I am reading. Maybe I'm not reading enough of the right books. Something to rattle me, and knock loose some creativity. Other times I feel like my biggest problem is making the time to write. Over the years, I've planned and schemed to try and find the best method keep the content flowing but nothing has worked for very long. I start, I stop and I start again. I'd like to try a new angle because I think there may be something wrong that is unrelated to my intellectual prep work but in the way, I am watching movies.
1. Make a decision Problem: One of the more nauseating and seemingly simple obstacles to watching a movie is picking…