Gender Construction in Rebel Without A Cause

By: Logan Arey, creator of Winding Expressions     I've got to say, Rebel Without A Cause (1955) is a rich film. I chose to watch it because, honestly, I've never seen a James Dean film and I felt like I needed to, and I was very amuse d by Dean's acting ability. The movie… Continue reading Gender Construction in Rebel Without A Cause

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Nostalgic Subversion: Allegory in The Wild One

By: Logan Arey, creator of Winding Expressions What initially drew my attention to the film The Wild One? Well, it's the same thing that drew in most youth culture of the 1950's; it was the style and the fashion. Marlon Brando dons on a black, leather biker-jacket and some classic Levi's 501 jeans. Hollywood was… Continue reading Nostalgic Subversion: Allegory in The Wild One

The Glow Of The Television

By: Logan Arey Blank and Blank laid in bed with the television on after pleasing each other sexually. Blank went down on Blank, and Blank went down on Blank. Sleeping, Blank's arm was around Blank, and Blank's arm was also around Blank. They laid there – still, not a movement except for the shifting colors… Continue reading The Glow Of The Television

City Lights

The city lights battle against the stars. And rain trickles down, blending with her tears. Dissonant screams from out of tune guitars. And God is weeping, I'd wasted her years.   I had expressed love, she did not retreat. Actions obliged, bonding this realism. Her heart broke, leaving her cries in the street. Rainbow in… Continue reading City Lights

The Union Station in Ogden Utah: A Brief History Told First Hand

The Roman influence brings me to life, I am celebrated, forthcoming too! Astonished in my nature? Play the fife, Or ring the bells, let's play the interlude.   Yet, I feel as though there's something damnèd In my presence. Will great fortune spare me? Methinks I can't resist this fate. Scorchèd! The fires consumes me… Continue reading The Union Station in Ogden Utah: A Brief History Told First Hand

Synthesizer

Two oscillators A square – The city skyline, pulsating, steady frequency. A sine – The ocean waves, rolling hills, smooth. A sawtooth – Vehement voices, aggressive action, piercing precision, cutting! A triangle – The pyramids of Giza, a mountain-scape, odd harmonies, odd symmetry Blend them together Abstract timbre! Shrieking signals! Veloce voices! LFO Tremble, unsteady,… Continue reading Synthesizer