Obituary: Daryl “Pete” Peterson

Pete was born on August 15, 1940, in Salem, Oregon to Ivan and Ardath Peterson. He passed away on October 23, 2023. Pete attended West Salem Elementary School, Leslie Middle School, and South Salem High School (class of ’59), He married Kathie Deggeller in 1960 and they welcomed their first[Read More…]

A dark and beautiful comedy

There have been a few films that I have seen over the years that I was not even aware were considered black comedies until I looked them up on Wikipedia long after the fact, and I am never sure if this is because the ratio was off or if I just wasn’t dialed into the humor for whatever reason. On the Count of Three has a good deal of this unevenness, but it has even more moments where the balance is pretty darn good.