Temporary Insanity: The Strange Death of Ray Vitte


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Jun 23, 2020
Inspiration comes from many places, but in this case, I was inspired in the identical fashion of my last offering about the eerie similarities of the suicide scene of the group Boston’s Brad Delp and a fictional suicide from the television show Twin Peaks. If you haven’t read it, give it a read as it comes highly recommended, if I do say so myself. So once again, I found myself watching Netflix to cope with the boredom of my self-imposed isolation during the Covid-19 crisis.

Desperate for something to watch, I stumbled onto one of my personal comedy favorites. Up inSmoke was Cheech & Chong’s first and unquestionably best movie. It can easily be termed a classic. Contrary to popular misconception, you don’t have to be a pot-laden stoner to find it funny. Frankly, it’s nothing short of absolutely hilarious, and it’s a member of the exalted subset of comedies that you can watch multiple times without its humor losing potency. For me, that’s the core criteria to qualify as a truly...
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