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The Private War of Major Benson (1955)

Trying to locate a change of pace during his long shoot of The Ten Commandments, Charlton Heston sought out this military comedy released by Universal International. 615 more words

Daily Take



Tyrone Power’s career took a strange turn during the post-World War II years. Although he still managed to maintain his position as one of Twentieth Century Fox’s top stars during the remainder of the 1940s, something happened as the 1950s dawned. 1,177 more words


New review for the abbey tapes

Finally a new reviewer is picking up on the obvious, that abbey tapes is fantastic. And on p. 110, the two Lol Robinson albums get excellent reviews. 111 more words

Allan Watson

Why is Organizing Our Thinking Important?

I am the main organizer of our district instructional technology Twitter chat #nisdNOV8.  This fall we made a purposeful move into a series approach to our chats.  583 more words

Instructional Leadership

Voodoo Lily

by Julie Adams

Reptilian voodoo lily,
angry as a jalapeno, dark as blood,
thrusts suddenly from under Sweet Daphne’s skirt
twisting in its eagerness to escape… 26 more words


More Sigh than Sound

by Julie Adams

More sigh than sound
I love you, she said
once uttered
made form by tongue and lips,
it hung in frosty air, 47 more words


The Creature From the Black Lagoon 3D (1954) 31 Days of Horror: Terror-Thon at the Somerville Theatre

I love me some Gill-man. I’ve seen it many times, but never on the big screen and never in 3D. Jack Arnold (The Incredible Shrinking Man, It Came From Outer Space) directed a terrific film about a bunch of asshats who come to Gilly’s (I call him Gilly. 233 more words