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Favorite Classic Christmas Movies: Part One

As I stare down a very long week of cooking and baking as my family prepares for the Thanksgiving holiday, with Black Friday close behind, a small cabin mini-break the weekend after and a mid-December vacation to get through ( not to mention the actual Christmas holiday and New Years plans at years end) all I really want to do is stay home and watch old movies. 864 more words


#186 - The Anarchists Cook Book


The Anarchist Cookbook, first published in 1971, is a book that contains instructions for the manufacture of explosives, rudimentary telecommunications phreaking devices, and related weapons, as well as instructions for home manufacturing of illicit drugs, including LSD. 42 more words


Past Imperfect - #500

William: “It says here in the paper that we’ve reached a significant milestone. I suppose we should celebrate. And by celebrate, I mean drink alcohol and pretend to be happier than we really are.” 541 more words


Movie Review: “American Anarchist”

Note: when I originally wrote this review for the site Forces Of Geek earlier this year, I (along with most of the world) did not know that the subject of this documentary, controversial “Anarchist’s Cookbook” author William Powell, … 1,020 more words


Comedy Time: Libeled Lady (1936)

14 years before he became the Father of the Bride, Spencer Tracy was the groom himself or, should I say, the “future” groom and the particular movie I’m thinking about is… 1,659 more words

Too Many Kisses (1925)

Too Many Kisses marked Harpo Marx’s debut in motion pictures. Considered to be lost, a copy was found amongst the collection of director Irvin Willat, a friend of Richard Dix, and clips from the movie have appeared in Marx Brothers documentaries. 315 more words