I’m finally beginning to feel human again, after a week of whatever this cold/flu illness was that I had. I’ve still got a bit of cough and congestion and I’m still feeling very tired, but at least I don’t have all those things magnified along with the aches, fever and headache I went through most […]
I’m not at Wolf’s Haven for the holidays this year, but one of these days I will be and when I am it will be a Carolina Christmas with the Squirrel Nut Zippers!
Reports are that severe weather over the holidays will affect ground and air traffic, so be especially careful during your travels.
I don’t think there’s any other time of year that has so many cartoons or movies dedicated to or centered around the holiday we call Christmas. And I guess it’s the influence of some of them that have been around since I was a kid that have ingrained them into being such a part of […]
Empire, the self-described “world’s biggest movie magazine” is running an online poll seeking votes to discover The Greatest Superhero Movies Of All Time. For purposes of their polling, a superhero “is someone who undertakes heroic actions with some kind of superhuman attribute – whether biological, mechanical or mystical. Batman and Iron Man fall into the […]
I was saddened to open my Twitter feed this morning and learn that actor James Garner had passed away Saturday at the age of 86. I never knew or met Mr. Garner, but my mother-in-law did. When I was a young lad of 6 or 7 my father was a huge fan of westerns on […]
I just finished watching Apollo 18 on Netflix while doing some research. I’m glad I had the research to keep my mind occupied because I would have been bored out of my skull otherwise. Extremely predictable story, poor execution, and a bad imitation of “The Blair Witch Project” style of “found footage” camera shots. Anyone […]
After work this afternoon I rushed to the closest theater showing X-Men: Days Of Future Past, got my ticket and settled in with about 150 other movie-goers to watch the latest incarnation of the mutant franchise on the silver screen. I was and am a huge fan of the original comic book storyline that took […]
Two days ago I was watching the first 11 minutes of the new Captain America: The Winter Soldier movie that opens two weeks from today. In the opening scene we find out that Cap, aka Steve Rogers, who is trying to catch up on recent history and pop culture following his 70-year suspended animation, has […]