Category Archives: Film and Media

Life Immitating Art?

So, I am currently reading “Chain of Command” by Casper Weingberger and Peter Schweizer. It came out in 2005. I won’t say anything about the story line. Read it yourself. What scares the bejeuz out of me is the fact … Continue reading

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The Soundtrack of Our Lives

From the lullabies sung over our infant selves, to the songs bidding farewell to our caskets, music is a part of our lives, even if most of it seems unconscious and random. Music can invoke strong emotions, influence moods, recall … Continue reading

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Bless Our Vets

When my daughter arrived with her grandmother to pick me up from work today, she couldn’t wait to tell me about English class today. They had a substitute teacher, and the man happens to be a Vietnam Vet. Considering they … Continue reading

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Oscar Fashions

WHYWHYWHY do beautiful women think necklines to their belly buttons or see-through materials are so glamorous? Seriously, there was one dress this year you could basically see the woman’s vagina. I don’t want to see that, I don’t want the … Continue reading

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R.I.P. David Bowie

Sometimes, a media figure passes, and I don’t have much to say, except that I feel for their family. Sometimes, I have more. Yesterday, we lost a very talented man. He was more than a musician and actor. He had … Continue reading

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Movie Day; Me and the Kidling

So, we still haven’t gotten to see Jurassic World. Eventually. Today, it was off to see ANT-MAN. Courtesy of Nick, since I really didn’t have the money. Hell, I couldn’t even afford a large popcorn and two medium sodas! The … Continue reading

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On Turning Cartoons and Comics into Movies

On the FB GI JOE Discussion page, we got into a conversation about something Channing Tatum said about Rise of Cobra, the live-action movie about GI Joe… a movie most long-term, diehard Joe fans hold in varying degrees of disdain. … Continue reading

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