South of Heaven Director Aharon Keshales on Mixing Tone and Genres

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With South of Heaven now playing in selected theaters and available On-Demand and digitally, I recently spoke with writer-director Aharon Keshales’ (Big Bad Wolves) about making his of the indie crime thriller. If you’re not familiar with the movie, South of Heaven features Jason Sudeikis as Jimmy, a man who receives early parole after being in prison for twelve years and promises to give his dying girlfriend Annie (Evangeline Lilly) a great last year. However, Sudeikis’ honest plans take a turn when his parole officer (Shea Whigham) forces him into running an errand or end up back in jail. The film also stars Mike Colter as a local crime boss. Continue reading

Hamburger Soap: Wash My Mouth Out, I Dare You

Soap, just like a hamburger right before you swim, is hard not to eat, especially when your mom tells you not to. And now it’s going to be even more difficult no thanks to this hamburger soap manufactured and sold by Etsy shop SnowsCutSoaps. Each $6 slider-size burger comes with six individual soap pieces: bottom bun, burger patty, lettuce, tomato, top bun, and pickle. Unfortunately for anybody seeking a true burger soap eating experience, the soaps are only available in bonfire and honey almond scents and NOT Whopper Jr. That is a shame. Just like how the shell shaped soaps in my parents’ guest bathroom don’t taste like the ocean at all. Continue reading