Category Archives: Movies

6’1″ again with John Cage

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six degrees of separation

The little Leprechaun has been in the news a lot lately and the news coverage reminded me of six degrees of separation.. Continue reading

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50 Shades of Irish

Sunday’s Irish Independent is like most Sunday newspapers. It’s heavy.

I have written about both the Irish Times and the Independent in the past and have complimented their in depth reporting, Continue reading

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Ireland … Clonegal, a town less traveled

A few years back Tony Hanks, lost a bet and as a result, had to hitch hike around Ireland with a fridge. He wrote a book about his travels (Round Ireland with a fridge) and because of the book’s popularity a movie was made. Continue reading

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The Higgs boson

“We are nothing but quarks and electrons and a lot of empty space,” says physicist Fabiola Gianotti. Continue reading

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72 hours to Paris

Much to my surprise, I was temporarily rejected for high blood pressure and was instructed to return in 3 months to be tested again. Thinking, while on the bus ride home, that if a few beers could raise my blood pressure to levels unacceptable for military service what would a night of pure debauchery do for me. Continue reading

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Leave the gun. Take the grannoli…another top ten list

In a recent post I included Samuel L. Jackson’s rant from Ezekiel and wrote that Pulp Fiction was in my top ten list of movies.  A few readers (thank you) asked what the others were.  I thought rather than list … Continue reading

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Cain, Law & Paterno…Pulp Fiction II

   Jules Winnfield (Samuel Jackson Pulp Fiction) Oh, I’m sorry!  Did I break your concentration? Cain, Law and Paterno have been in the news frequently …while Pulp Fiction seems to be on cable every other week…the movie is in my … Continue reading

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50

This is my 50th post since my blog started last year.  Actually it is my 52nd post but 50 sounds better when putting a “favorite” post listing together. If you are a first time visitor I welcome you and if … Continue reading

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Jimmy and Johnny offer to help…

I might as well join the fray…but  my story is much more personal.  I have told this tale on a number of occasions but I have never written about it.  Though I will not mentioned the names of other individuals … Continue reading

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