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The Rhetoric of the Grand Romantic Gesture

In college, I was a slacker. I procrastinated on all of my assignments and I cut most of my classes. Until the very end, I believed that I could compensate with a handful of heroic catch-up sessions for the homework and all-nighters to study for exams. 489 more words


Boombox Romeo

Driving home

Last night,

In Your Eyes

Came on

The radio.

Peter Gabriel,

Live version.

My thoughts


Went to

My boy,

Lloyd Dobler,

The Boombox Romeo. 125 more words


Awesome Wife Date Night

After a pretty trying week, my wife sensed my sad vibes and decided to do me some cheering up.  Here’s the details.

She picked me up Friday night from my office.   492 more words

Boise And Surrounding Environs

do you have the time?

Sometimes I choose a movie to wach because it’s popular. Sometimes because I’m in the mood for it. A few times because I’m up for anything and it’s the only one availble that I can stomach. 1,613 more words

Ode to John Cusack

It’s impossible not to encounter an AWFUL lot of John Cusack when you’re perusing teen comedies. He practically had right of first refusal back in the 80s. 545 more words


A Look Back: Say Anything

The last time I visited my optometrist for my annual exam I happened to walk (a little unsteadily considering that I was temporarily blind) into the room where they have you wait while your eyes dilute from the eye drops. 688 more words

Movie Reviews

When the Prom Isn't About the Dance

Let’s face it, high school proms have been less about the actual dancing for years–maybe even decades.  Instead they’re all about the glitzy dresses (one school is actually making girls submit a photo of their dress beforehand just to ensure their appropriateness), crowded limo rides and after-party shenanigans.  384 more words

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