Archive for the 'Movies' Category

How John Ringo Ruined My Zombie Apocalypse

May 2nd, 2016

I have a zombie problem, a serious one. No, the dead are not walking up to my porch, pounding on the back door to get inside for a screaming snack. Those are just socialist wanna-be’s trying to get at any extra cash I may have stashed away. The zombie problem I have is more cerebral […]

Fictional Presidential Speeches

January 7th, 2010

For no particular reason I found myself thinking about speeches delivered by fictional presidents in movies and I realized this was hands-down one of my favorites: I address you tonight, not as the president of the United States, or as the leader of a country, but as a citizen of humanity. We are faced with […]

Home Values, Motgages, the Financial Crisis, etc…

December 31st, 2008

I’m getting creamed on my house, pure and simple. When we bought it in 2002 we took out a 147K mortgage, paid 10K down and wound up paying less in Principle, Interest and taxes than we would have on a 3 bedroom apartment in our old neck of the woods. But it was an older […]


December 27th, 2008

Saw Valkyrie with Tom Cruise tonight as the better half and I decided we needed a date. I liked the history being portrayed, but was skeptical that Cruise could pull off a decent German officer, particularly since he didn’t even attempt an accent. I was pleasantly surprised to find that it didn’t bother me at […]

Dark Shadows

June 8th, 2007

Dark Shadows- The Evil of Barnabus Collins, Via Jayne We both agree it’s time for a Movie. Tim Burton directs, Johnny Depp as Barnabus Collins.