Kong: Confronting The Gorilla In The Room (CELLULOID SECESSIONIST)

It is tempting to dismiss “Kong: Skull Island” as nothing more than hairy action-adventure mind candy for the movie-going masses. All criteria are in play. Mysterious cloud-enshrouded island? Check. Giant CGI-inspired gorilla? Double check. Inevitable helicopter/monkey confrontation? Roger that. Guns,… Continue Reading

Vermont Indy Media Alive And Well! (Jim Hogue/WGDR)

Actor, historian, and multimedia journalist Jim Hogue continues to provide cutting-edge news and information for independently-minded Vermonters in all manner of ways. Here’s his two latest WGDR news shows, featuring in-depth interviews with Alexandra Bruce and Bill Bergman, as well as… Continue Reading

Logan: A Superhero Story For Our Time (CELLULOID SECESSIONIST)

“There’s no living with a killing. There’s no going back from one. Right or wrong, it’s a brand. A brand sticks. There’s no going back.” – Shane “Logan,” the ninth and last installment for “X Men” actor Hugh Jackman’s iconic “Wolverine”… Continue Reading

“Cognitive Dissonance’stan” – Vermont Photographer David Garten on the New Cuba

Q. In your new exhibit, David, you refer to Cuba as a country that also could be referred to as “Cognitive Dissonance’stan.” Unpack this for us – what do you mean, exactly? A.  I love to unpack. It’s so much… Continue Reading

Get Involved!->Sign And Share Our 2VR Independence Petition, Donate To Our ‘Plan V’ Film Fundraiser, And Support Our Platform For A 2nd Vermont Republic (2VR)

Donate and share our PLAN ‘V’ film fundraiser here. Sign and share our 2VR petition here. Help us imagine and build a 2nd Vermont Republic. PLAN ‘V’ 1. FINANCE: Establishing a Vermont Public Bank or equivalent public financial mechanisms to promote… Continue Reading