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Book Review: ‘The Book Case,’ A Police Thriller by Nelson DeMille

This review was first published in Blogcritics.

The Book Case is one of DeMille’s stories where a charming prose blends suspense, a crime puzzle solution and a subtle sense of humor. 343 more words

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The Archeology of Post-CGI America

How many times have you heard, or even said yourself, “A thousand years from now, archeologists will find remains of “_______” (insert humorous or peculiar modern day object here) and wonder what we were thinking about…” 271 more words


Archeologists Dig Up Sphinxes From DeMille’s ‘The Ten Commandments’ Buried Along Central California Coast

GUADALUPE (CBS/AP) — Archaeologists working in the sand dunes along the Central California coast are digging up ancient sphinxes — but these are made of plaster. 412 more words


Bad Cinema: The Greatest Show on Earth (Dir: Cecil B. DeMille, 1952)

What an unfortunate title.

Believe it or not, this elephant turd of a mess was once the “greatest” show on Earth. Or at least Hollywood. Yes, this terrible, bloated, boring piece of shit won Best Picture in 1952. 1,200 more words

Bad Cinema

Hic haec Hollywood

The problem with reading history in books is that there are never enough dancing girls.

We can sit in silence with our Gibbon, Prescott or Tacitus and turn pages like a hermit, one after the other, but nothing makes history come alive like Hollywood. 989 more words

The Medicare Obelisk...

Good morning, ProviderNation.

Apparently, President Obama had some thoughts on things last night. You can get your generic responses (measured and unmeasured) around the… 181 more words

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