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Monday Morning Answers - #77

As June’s final week dawns, we welcome two first-timers to the #fiveforfriday Honor Roll.  Congrats (and welcome) to Lindsay Cabreros and Mike Donofrio.  Bonus points to Mike for slipping in a  583 more words

FIve For Friday

Death and Life

By Paul Koch

Several times throughout my career I’ve had young people, both girls and guys, come to me in confidence and inquire about the morality or ethics of getting a tattoo. 1,611 more words

Living Word

Don Corleone (Tanka)

I ask a favor;
You’ll receive my gratitude.
On this paper sheet:
Your signature or your brains,
An offer you can’t refuse.

6/23/17

Inspired by a recent post by Kindra Austin.

Poetry

Week 3 / May 29-June 4, 2017

Rankings (From Grand Poo-bah to Lesser Poo-bah)

The Godfather (1972)

There’s nothing new or interesting to say about this masterpiece, especially anytime you’re fortunate enough to see it in a theater (this being my second time because L.A. 196 more words

What is the best year in film?

I recently did some research on my 50 favorite films, realizing how many didn’t win awards due to other movies that came out the same year. 548 more words

Movies

The Godfather

In Sicily, women are more dangerous than shotguns.

When the aging head of a famous crime family decides to transfer his position to one of his subalterns, a series of unfortunate events start happening to the family, and a war begins between all the well-known families leading to insolence, deportation, murder and revenge, and ends with the favorable successor being finally chosen.

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