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Kids Do Dumb Things

Just because some kids occasionally do dumb things, doesn’t mean you should be a prick about it. People seem to have a lot to say about kids and Tide Pods (or the latest craze – condoms). I understand the negative reaction, but the generalizations that typically follow are absurd and hypocritical. Kids doing dumb things […]

Phantom Thread – Unraveled

This is a sad movie for two reasons. First, it is Daniel Day Lewis’s final film. Second, it is garbage. This is an art film. Do not expect it to be filled with intrigue, suspense or action. That said, a good film premise, great writing and great acting can make the most subtle movie worth […]

When I Was 10, I Spit In My 5 Year Old Black Neighbor’s Face

That admission probably sounds strange, coming from someone raised with progressive values in a liberal household. Believe me when I say I didn’t do this because I was a racist. I wasn’t trying to demean someone of color. I wasn’t trying to subjugate him or demonstrate racial superiority. I was being mischievous, like giving a […]

Irrefutable Proof We’re Living in An Alternate Reality

Stick with me on this one folks, because we may not be the original versions of ourselves, and I have the proof. Archaeologists have uncovered a number of ancient artifacts from various dig sites all over the world that appear to depict alien ships, beings in space suits, and objects of advanced technology. We have […]

Network TV and Basic Cable Should Be Very Worried

I don’t personally care who gets honored for what on Hollywood awards shows. I rarely watch awards shows, and when I do, it’s to learn more about entertainment I might want to check out – not to see awards get passed around. But I do find that these awards shows can be informative in other ways. […]