Archive: January 2018 | Photographer - York, Lancaster, and Harrisburg PA | BrianShoff.com

One Man’s Dream (Part 1)

  • January 11, 2018
One Man’s Dream (Part 1)

It was somewhere in Columbia, Pennsylvania, near the Susquehanna River, when I remember watching “The Skeleton Dance,” and “Night On Bald Mountain.” I don’t know if I was sitting on the floor or living room sofa, but I remember dancing skeletons, flying demons, and swirling ghosts all around us.

Memory is a tricky mechanism. Still, I chuckle as I recall that soon after my mother left my dad she became woefully obsessed over his bi-weekend, 80s horror movie marathons with me and my stepsister. As if an animated, satanic alternative was somehow more Christian. Though, one could argue, watching Jason Voorhees smash a coed’s face through a bathroom mirror with such force it embossed the adjoining, aluminum trailer wall in Friday the 13th part… whatever… does leave an impression on a young mind. Read more

This is for her();

  • January 4, 2018
This is for her();

What a bullshit, wannabe, romantic sentiment, right? It is… and $she likes it. ERROR variable $she not defined.

I remember watching, “An American Tale” where the song, “Somewhere Out There” made me AGGRESSIVELY uncomfortable. Maybe it’s because my mom sung it with Timmy (family friend)? Probably not, very likely not, it was beautiful in its own way. But… it’s funny to make jokes, right (story of my life)? 😀 Read more