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2013 Road Trip Photos #36: Outtakes, Part 3/3: the Season Finale

Previously on Midlife Crisis Crossover: we guided you through our annual road trip in thirty-three episodes, from Indianapolis to Boston to Cleveland to home again. Next came a three-part collection of outtakes for hardcore MCC fans or just people who like photos of places they’ve never been. 1,077 more words


Un Conte de Noël, A Christmas Story

(My second attempt at translating one of my short pieces into French, as a language learning exercise, with much help from my tutor, whose name I will not mention—to protect him from scandal if the translation is just too horrible, to the extent that it would make French cows fall over dead.) 1,253 more words

~ New Stories Of Mexico And Elsewhere

The "Christmas Story" Lamp Has Been One-Upped

Admit it, every year when the holiday season rolls around and you watch “A Christmas Story,” you think…”You know, that `leg lamp’ would be really cool to have!” 94 more words

Charlie And Debbie

A Christmas Miracle

This is how you feel after grading 50 essays and you get that ONE that just UNDERSTOOD the prompt and analyzed correctly.




While I still believe it was the success and impact of John Carpenter’s Halloween that was responsible for the 80s slasher film era, it may very well be this holiday themed Canadian horror flick that came out 4 years earlier, that is responsible for inspiring Carpenter’s classic… though it has never been acknowledged, there has been talk of it inspiring the Halloween producers to make a horror of their own, and Bob Clark has made comments that Carpenter was a fan of his film. 768 more words

Tomb Of Nostalgia

Next Season at The 5th Avenue Theatre

What’s up next at The 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle?  The most successful theater in the Northwest announced their 2014-2015 season last week.  Here’s the line up! 29 more words