So, things are finally coming into place. I’ve lined up the theme for the first issue, and it’s as much a doozy as it’s obscure:
The following articles will be included:
The Hollywood South Shuffle: A back and forth chat with friend and former NOLA Examiner critic Chris Henson on the film itself and what it means (if anything) now.
The Big Difficult: An essay on New Orleans as the setting for a hate speech right-wing talk radio apocalypse in WUSA.
A Perkins Anxiety: An essay on Anthony Perkins and his charming if nerve-shot performances from Psycho to The Trial to WUSA.
Oh So Influential: A list of links (video, audio, and text) for readers who wish to take a further plunge into the thoughts brought up by the film.
The newsletter itself will be free, but I’m considering adding a podcast for those who wish to support this project. Maybe it could include mini-reviews, interviews, audio documentaries, and more?
Publishing date is still TBD as I fulfill my ongoing work with Big Easy Magazine and other freelancing efforts. But… it’s coming very soon.
Til then, here’s a purchase link for WUSA on Blu-Ray. It’s not readily available for streaming (though a questionable copy appears to be on youtube).