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Love One Another, Not Judge

My last two posts drew a lot of attention and caused me great sadness over our inability to love one another.  Your responses reminded me of two harsh truths: 378 more words

Domestic Violence



A tribute to those who take to the mountains on two-wheeled self-propelled vehicles.


Dave Filoni Talks About the Women of Star Wars

Star Wars Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni was recently invited to the National Centre for Women and Information Technology to discuss the role of women in the… 1,264 more words

Star Wars

The Family was Cancelled. What it Tells Us About Serious Drama on TV.

In a recent post I stated that, in my opinion, The Family was the best new TV series. Was is the operative term; true to form, ABC has cancelled this program. 755 more words

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Redskins Solution

A letter writer to our local newspaper, John Hannagan, had an ingenious idea to solve the controversy of “Redskins” as a nickname for sports teams (a local high school team in Delaware is called “the Redskins”): Keep the name, but replace the image of a Native American with a potato.  32 more words

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"Always Iconic, Seldom Ironic": Pet Shop Boys, 30 Years On

Three decades after their debut album, writer and Pet Shop Boys devotee Tom Hocknell tries to pin down the secret to the pop duo’s endurance.