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Welcome to Gracelandwest.com!

Here, you'll find a repository of the works of Randall P. Girdner; author, filmmaker, artist, teacher, and unknown genius! Click the links above to learn about his works, watch trailers from his movies, or read his ongoing weekly blog, Ridiculous Opinions.

Randall P. is alive and well, functioning in daily society and, occasionally, contributing to it. Find him on Twitter (@randallpgirdner), Instagram (@gracelandwest), or subscribe to his newsletter (Ridiculous Opinions) by adding your email below.

In a never-ending quest to quit his day job and earn a living doing something other than teaching hostile teenagers bent on his destruction, Randall P. also makes things for you to buy!

The Bean is my debut feature film. It's currently on hold, awaiting the longshot of getting into a festival, so until that actually happens, you can enjoy the trailer for the film right here! Filmed on location in Abu Dhabi and Ontario!

Previous editions of Ridiculous Opinions can be found here!

*All awards refer to Randall P. Girdner’s winning of the Hubert J. Puntzweiger Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature published in the Kangqiao District of Shanghai.**By “world-renowned”, we are referring to the fact that Randall P. Girdner currently teaches overseas.