Blaze is an interesting word. It has some descriptive power, as in a sunrise:
Or, it could be a quote from the historical record:
"Blaze away. You're a Daisy if you do."
And, or, it could be the subtitle to one of my Classic Gunfight books:
It could also describe something going down in flames:
Or, it could be the name of a country singer-songwriter—Blaze Foley—and the name of a new movie co-written and directed by Ethan Hawke:
Yes, that's me standing in front of the parking garage poster for the movie at Harkins' Camelview Five in Scottsdale last Sunday.
What did I think of the movie? Well, it was too long and I'm not a fan of movies where the protagonist—a musician!—basically goes down in a blaze of alcohol and cocaine, but emotionally it landed somewhere between "Dunkirk" and "Blazing Saddles."
"Nonsense is nonsense, but the history of nonsense is scholarship."