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Anti-Social Media - An Icy Bucket of Guilt

I tried to avoid it. I didn’t comment on, or even watch the stupid videos. I didn’t read the comments or listen to the audio. I avoided Facebook altogether. 1,654 more words

Weird Wednesday

TCM's Greatest Classic Romances: Love in the Afternoon

Welcome to day two of TMP’s coverage of the TCM Greatest Classic Films: Romance DVD set! As you’ll know if you saw yesterday’s review, the four films in this set are re-watches for me, and I’m reviewing them in the order in which they appear in the set. 482 more words


Old school movies

Some old movies with bang. I recently saw Wait Until Dark. Made quite a while ago and most of the cast has passed on. But the picture builds to a climax which really has one on the edge of one’s seat. 262 more words

10-Gallon Deerstalker: Sherlock Holmes, Raylan Givens, and Holmesian Westerns

A funny thing happened on the way to me clicking my Amazon Prime “next episode” button. I was binge-watching (as you do) the FX series… 1,270 more words

SPOTLIGHT: Hot Pre-Code Hopkins (V)

Welcome to a new Film Friday and the conclusion of our spotlight series on the Pre-Code work of the naughty Miriam Hopkins (1902-1972). We’ve covered some of her most delightfully Pre-Code films (all released by Paramount) over these past five weeks, including  1,143 more words


You Can't Make Me Wear That Corset

If you can believe it—conscientious mothers in the nineteenth century strapped their little girls into corsets. Healthy support clothing for kids, or so physicians thought at the time. 690 more words

High Noon for the Eco-System

“The earth is not dying. It is being killed, and the people killing it have names and addresses.” (Utah Phillips)

We need a loud global alarm clock and we need it now. 388 more words