Author: Jim Mitchem

In December 2021, I was diagnosed with cancer that would have killed me in 2022. The only reason they discovered it was softball.

I love the movies. All my life I’ve lived for the smell of a movie theater and sitting in the dark while someone tells me a story for two hours. That said, I almost never agree with the Oscars picks for best picture. So each year I give my rundown on the Best Picture and am usually wrong but I don’t care. I like what I like. And you’ll probably enjoy what I like too.  Best Picture Nominees Belfast –…

I recently met Burt Reynolds at coffee shop where he gave me some sage advice about my upcoming cancer battle.

In December I was diagnosed with cancer. Remarkably, I’ve had no fear. Except for this one thing. And it’s not what you think.

15MAR22 UPDATE: A development has arisen which has prompted me to return to this post for required edits. It has been brought to my attention that the sale of healthy human parts is big business not only in the US, but around the world. The controversial practice is shrouded in secrecy and financed by the ultra wealthy who pay millions for healthy kidneys, hearts, lungs, and an assortment of other vital internal organs. Which brings it back to me. My…

I recently watched Tick, Tick… Boom! the Netflix movie about the life of Jonathan Larson, the writer of Rent. It moved me to tears.