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The Manchurian Candidate

On September 21, I saw “The Manchurian Candidate” (2004 version) at the Roger Center for the Arts. This movie was chosen to be shown, I’m sure, in part because of our current uneasy political climate. 389 more words

Experiential Learning

Book review--Steven Barnes's new sci-fi novel, Twelve Days

Review by C.J. Bunce

Twelve Days is Steven Barnes’ latest sci-fi novel, an urban thriller delving into the evolution of the human brain.  Olympia Dorsey is a single mother of two, working for an Atlanta news outlet.  455 more words

Comics & Books

Korean War movies

Quite apart from its sizable tv audience, I’d guess that the 1970 movie “M*A*S*H” (the acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) is both the best known and most popular film about the American military in the Korean conflict (1951 to be more exact), and the only successful comedy, however black a comedy it is. 2,547 more words


The Grace of Frank Sinatra - "It Was A Very Good Year" - meanspeed=71.8 bpm - Does Tempo Indicate That Which We Emote?

Frank Sinatra’s ultra-classic It Was A Very Good Year was written in the hard, gloomy, haunted key of D minor, and juxtaposed with the most graceful of all speeds. 320 more words

Tempo Map

Captain Ben Marco is having strange dreams. He is a veteran of the Gulf War. He knows what happened in the Middle East, but he doesn’t remember. 355 more words

In review: a few classic movies & books I've only just seen

One of my resolutions for 2017, along with learning to apply eyeliner properly and doing my part for the resistance against the embarrassing megalomaniac we somehow have as president, was to catch up on some of the books and movies that have been around forever but I haven’t seen. 1,031 more words


Can someone please fix that remote control?

Trump was never supposed to become US President. Hillary was. Fortunately, their handlers had a Plan B. They always have.

There is currently nothing more entertaining than watching the likes of CNN. 369 more words

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