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Testimony

I just finished another audio book. This one is ‘Testimony’ by Robbie Robertson of The Band, who backed up Bob Dylan when he went electric. Robbie also had lots of success on his own after The Band. I gained a … Continue reading

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Life Hack: Telephone English

Life Hack: Telephone English Last week, I watched a movie about Temple Grandin who battles (and wins!) against autism. Its a wonderful movie and an inspiring story. Claire Danes plays the role of Temple. Watch it if you get a … Continue reading

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Jesse Dayton

I had the pleasure of getting to know Jesse Dayton and his music last night.  It wasn’t planned.  We just decided to check out the joint and Jesse came on stage.  Turns out, he sings one of my favorite Texas … Continue reading

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12 Years A Slave

I watched 12 Years A Slave last night. Although the movie had great acting, I would never recommend it, the same as I wouldn’t recommend Silence of the Lambs, or The Killing Fields or any of those types of movies … Continue reading

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Ghost, The Musical

You take a beloved movie like Ghost, starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, make it into a musical stage production with music and lyrics by Dave Stewart (Eurythmics) and Glen Ballard (Jagged Little Pill by Alanis Morrissette) and add lots of visual special effects … Continue reading

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J. Edgar on DVD

I watched  ‘J. Edgar’  on DVD yesterday.  I had been craving a good drama and this one sure fit the bill.  I’d give it 4 1/2 stars out of 5.  (I took off  1/2 point for poor masking and makeup on … Continue reading

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The Redbox

I tried The Redbox.  You know, that red DVD vending machine you see at all the McDonalds and grocery stores?  It seems like a step backwards to go rent an actual DVD, what with all the streaming sites like Hulu, … Continue reading

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