ESSAYS



This is the place to find my rants and raves about popular culture, along with nonfiction perspectives about the world as I know it.

MOVIE REVIEWS
The good folks at Epinions.com have made it possible for my humble ideas about movies to be seen by Web-surfers everywhere.
ROLLOVER
A twentysomething meditation on what it was like to be single when the year 1999 became 2000. Millennium shmillennium.
PILLS FOR SALE
Boston's premier pop combo is ready to explode into the collective subconscious. Here's a portrait of a band on the verge of stardom.
HOLY CRAP, BATMAN!
While Bruce Wayne's alter ego has grossed over a billion dollars at the box office, those flicks are creatively bankrupt. A rant to end all rants.
WANNABE, MMMBOP
AND OTHER PROFOUND STATEMENTS

A point-by-point dismissal of popular attitudes about the Spice Girls, Hanson, Fiona Apple and Jewel.
HEAD + CONCRETE = ARTIST
A portrait of the artist as a dumb kid, written for an application to film school at USC, included here for your amusement.
CRUISE CONTROL
Tom Cruise's career on the big screen is examined, revealing the negative impact of superstardom on the art of film.
THEY'RE NOT YOUR FRIENDS
What does this NBC sitcom have that everybody wants so badly?
DON'T YOU THINK?
AN OPEN LETTER TO ALANIS MORISSETTE

BrenHow takes on the most successful female artist of the alternative era, and doesn't pull any punches.
I WOULD DIE 4 U
THE WISDOM BEHIND PRINCE'S NAME CHANGE

Was Prince crazy for changing his name to an unpronounceable symbol? Maybe not....

| home | stories | essays | poetry | photos |
| screenplays | juvenilia | lists | links | what's new? |


All Text Copyright © 1997-2017 Brendan Howard
All Rights Reserved