I Wasn’t a Formula One Fan, But I Own Part of It, So…

Formula One weekend begins today. To commemorate the event, I'm rerunning a post that first appeared at the first Formula One event, in November 2012.  It received oodles of hits as well as some comments that suggested I am not a nice person and that I should get a life. I suspect commenters did not read the … Continue reading I Wasn’t a Formula One Fan, But I Own Part of It, So…

Edgar Allan Poe and Me: A Questionable Partnership or, The Maven

Why? Because--A friend, calling to confirm David and I would meet her and her husband the next day at the Harry Ransom for the Edgar Allan Poe exhibit, reported her house was being leveled for the second time in three years. "There are thirteen men under my house." I hooked up Edgar Allan Poe with … Continue reading Edgar Allan Poe and Me: A Questionable Partnership or, The Maven

Eccentric Director’s Films Like a “Living Comic Strip”

Fantastic Fest: Epilogue David is taking this in stride, but I am simply agog. As a result of his participation in Fantastic Fest, David has been profiled the September 30th iDigital Times. According to writer Andrew Whalen, "perhaps the strangest shorts in this very strange collection [Shorts With Legs] were those of David Davis." The article … Continue reading Eccentric Director’s Films Like a “Living Comic Strip”

The Best of Fantastic Fest: My Husband, His Films, and a Flying Vegetable Steamer

Last week a friend asked what David and I have done for fun lately. A long silence followed. After a courtship comprising concerts, coffee houses, radio spots, tacos Tapatio on Christmas morning in Ciudad Acuna, and a road trip that David's brother termed a kamikaze vacation to Maryland, Washington, D.C., New York City, and Georgia between Christmas and … Continue reading The Best of Fantastic Fest: My Husband, His Films, and a Flying Vegetable Steamer

Paradise in Texas: 2014 Texas Book Festival

One of the High Points of my life: Sitting in the first row of the Chamber of the Texas House of Representatives, with author Elmer Kelton at the speaker's table right in front of me, and Liz Carpenter right behind me, and listening to Mr. Kelton talk about his writing career and respond to a … Continue reading Paradise in Texas: 2014 Texas Book Festival