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Life is not an Emergency

Life Isn’t an emergency. Point number 22 in Richard Carlson’s Don’t sweat the small stuff…Omnibus. I read the two pages this point covers twice, then a third time more slowly. 918 more words

Cinema Sunday: It Came from Outer Space (1953)

Title: It Came from Outer Space

Distributor: Universal-International

Writer: Harry Essex (novel by Ray Bradbury, and perhaps the screenplay as well)

Director: Jack Arnold

Producer: 1,116 more words


Don't Sweat the Small Stuff by Richard Carlson

“The greatest discovery of my generation is that a human being can alter his life by altering his attitude.” – William James

I learned about this book through an instagram post of a youtuber that I have been watching for a while. 448 more words


Elvis Presley and Mary Tyler Moore in CHANGE OF HABIT (1969)

I’ve dedicated a handful of posts on this blog to Elvis Presley and may well have said, “this movie is special to me” each time. But this time I really mean it. 1,852 more words

Classic Movies

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff - Richard Carlson

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Tijdens de herfst en winter lees ik het vaakst. Lekker warm onder een zacht dekentje, een warme chocolademelk en een boek, meer hoeft het soms niet te zijn. 1,276 more words


The Monster Mash: Creature from the Black Lagoon

“There are many strange legends in the Amazon.”

The Gill-Man from Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) is the first new classic Universal monster we’ve discussed since 1941’s… 574 more words


It Came from Outer Space (1953), HD BR 2-D

It Came from Outer Space (1953) was a landmark film for Universal in being the studio’s first attempt at depicting an alien visitor,  a first for use of stereophonic sound and photography in the Mojave/Joshua Tree landscapes, first presentation of a 3-D monster film (anticipating Universal’s… 276 more words