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Is It Safe?

She and her assistant have been trying for the last two hours to extract my wayward wisdom tooth to no avail. They have both their hands in my mouth, manipulating tools; one holding, another sucking the saliva out, one prying, the other twisting and pulling. 250 more words


Movie of the week #16

Marathon Man (1976)

Directed by John Schlesinger

Written by William Goldman

Starring: Dustin Hoffman, Laurence Olivier, Rob Scheider & William Devane

“Is it safe?” is one of the most terrifying questions in a film ever. 38 more words


The Marathon Man

Man walks 21 miles to work each day

Rarely does one hear about anything interesting or special happening in Michigan. The news is always covering stories about states hundreds of miles away that I have never seen or been to. 413 more words


Manhattan: Central Park Loop

So, weary running traveller, you ask about the loop of the park that is central. Many have whispered about its power, beauty, and angry bikers. I am here to tell you, it is all true…and so much more than you could have imagined. 572 more words

Short Runs

Top 5 Movie Chases on Foot

by Jody B. Movie

Maybe you can’t beat cinematic car chases for heart-stopping action, but going back to basics can provide just as much adrenalin and raise the heart rate with unbearable tension… 546 more words


Marathon Man (John Schlesinger. 1976)

Any film with Nazi dentists, diamonds, dodgy business dealings and secret government agencies is bound to have been made in the seventies. Standing shoulder to shoulder with films like The Parallax view and The Conversation, Marathon Man is symptomatic of the decade’s paranoid genre. 98 more words