Category Archives: Personal

Redirect: Top 10 Overused Songs In Movies And TV


I really enjoyed this countdown of the top 10 overused songs In movies and TV. Enjoy.

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Wednesday’s Book Review: “Print The Legend”


Print the Legend: The Life and Times of John Ford. By Scott Eyman. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999. With Print the Legend I have now read five different biographies of John Ford, the auteur director best known for his … Continue reading

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Ten Great Improvised Scenes on Film


This was produced more than a year ago, but still quite fascinating. CineFix has offered up a list of 10 outstanding improvised movie scenes. They include disturbing scenes by Marlo Brando and Martin Sheen from Apocalypse Now, Malcolm McDowell’s “Singing … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Get Better Than This: Otto the Skateboarding Bulldog


When I saw this video was amazed. Otto is a four-year-old bulldog who recently set a new Guinness World Record by skateboarding between the legs of 30 people in Lima, Peru. This is something Otto wanted to do. He hopped … Continue reading

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“That’s Life”: Something Fun for New Year’s Day


“That’s Life” is a terrific song describing the ups and downs everyone experiences. It seems appropriate for New Year’s Day. It has been recorded by a panoply of singers over the years, some of those versions have been memorable. Written … Continue reading

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“Discover Your Place in Aerospace”: A Fun App from the National Air and Space Museum


In early December the Smithsonian Institution’s National Air and Space Museum launched a new app called “Discover Your Place in Aerospace,” Mobile Missions. The app is designed to engage visitors and gather information to help NASM build a deeper relationship with those … Continue reading

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The Most Beautiful Moonrise You’ll Ever See (At Least On Earth)


This is stunning. It was filmed at Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia, and well worth the 3:55 it takes to watch it. Enjoy!

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The “Big Dog” Robot


This video of the “Big Dog” robot by Boston Dynamics has existed for several years and some have undoubtedly seen it before. Regardless, it is well worth watching again. I never get tired of watching it. It is remarkable the … Continue reading

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America the Great?


As we enter into the Thanksgiving season it is appropriate to give thanks for those good things around us: our loved ones, the joys in our lives, the work and play we enjoy, and the happiness in our souls. But it … Continue reading

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My Favorite Sitcoms


I have enjoyed many situation comedies over the years, but here are my top five favorites  You may note that Seinfeld, Cheers, All in the Family, and several others are not on my list; I know they were great series … Continue reading

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