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Sports Announcers - Part 1

Today’s subject is something us sports fans have all once discussed, sport announcers or “analysts”. I can guarantee everyone has some they really enjoy and some they absolutely despise. 1,409 more words

Gopher Hockey


Released 7 years after his first solo effort (1965’s The Paul Simon Songbook), 1972’s Paul Simon dropped almost two years after the breakup of Simon & Garfunkel, and features the infamous, Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard (one of my personal favorite Paul Simon solo tracks). 77 more words


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

Story In A Nutshell:

Seven different people in the age group of 50-60 years land up in Jaipur at ‘The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel’ after browsing through some wonderful pictures and reading tempting descriptions of the same on the hotel website. 571 more words


The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2011)

Director – John Madden

Starring – Judi Dench, Maggie Smith, Tom Wilkinson, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Ronald Pickup, Celia Imrie, Dev Patel,


An enjoyable film, with a really excellent cast.  9 more words

Film Reviews

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel [2015]

I haven’t seen the first film, but I had a glimmering of what it might have been about. This one was almost pure saccharine candy floss around the most flimsy of story pretexts. 429 more words


Football 101: Stratagies

“Why do they continue run the ball into the middle of the pile?” a friend of mine once asked after watching a running back crash into the line for a two-yard loss. 

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THE SECOND BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL (2015): What Twilight Years Ought To Be Like

In the first movie, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, retired brits take residence at a hotel in India, one they thought would be quite luxurious but soon enough, they realise just how far out of reach luxury really is at the The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel.  209 more words