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Speaker Change for March Meeting

Please note that there has been a change in the speakers for this week’s meeting. 

Welcome to our new presenters!

Our next meeting will be Thursday, February 12th, 6:30 p.m. 60 more words

Meeting Notes

Watch: Kermode Uncut - Mark Kermode's Top 10 Timothy Spall Films

In celebration of the DVD release of Mr. Turner, Mark Kermode runs down his top 10 list of Timothy Spall performances.

Mark Kermode

SHOCKING! Snuggie Sellers Slapped For Swindling Suckers

What??!! Yes…that’s sarcasm kids. The company behind the Snuggie, Perfect Bacon Bowl and other “As Seen on TV” products has agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that it ripped people off. 345 more words



Today’s assignment from Daily Post, Writing 201: Poetry, was to use found poetry, a landscape, and enumeratio. Found poetry are words found in other places, such as books, magazines, magnetic poetry tiles, or anywhere. 203 more words


Who Fights in a Cuirass?

In my most recent post, I discussed how head-to-toe suits of armor went out of fashion beginning in the 1700s, when muskets began to replaced swords, pikes, battle-axes, halberds, and other more primitive methods of mayhem.   254 more words


Electric Eccentricity

Mr. Turner (2014).

D/W: Mike Leigh. DP: Dick Pope. Starring: Timothy Spall/Paul Jesson/Dorothy Atkinson/Marion Bailey/Ruth Sheen/Lesley Manville/Sandy Foster/Martin Savage.

Amidst other biopics of the year emerges… 344 more words

Feature Film Reviews

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The cold winter months are a perfect time to catch up on movies and miniseries.  I just treated myself to a repeat of one of my very favorite movies,  581 more words

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