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John Adams – HBO Miniseries Review and the lessons it holds for us

March 18, 2011


After Adam and I went to Washington DC and Williamsburg last fall, my mom and dad heard only a couple of our rapturous stories of momentous history before telling us that we HAD to watch John Adams (HBO Miniseries). Since I love history and HBO and America, I figured that we would love this series […]

HBO Documentary Reviews: Kennedy and Reagan

February 18, 2011


In the last couple of days, I watched two HBO documentaries: “Kennedy: A President to Remember” and “Reagan”. HBO Documentaries are not known for their right-leaning views, but it’s interesting that the tone of nostalgia (not as much spoken as shown) that opened the Kennedy film seemed wistful, begging premium-cable-subscribing, Bill-Maher-watching America to remember a […]

“My Trip to Al-Qaeda” Film Review

September 22, 2010


Today I was sitting at my desk, minding my own business, when my boss turned to me abruptly and asked if I believe in the possibility of world peace. I honestly replied that no, I don’t. She seemed offended and asked why. “Well, I think we are flawed people. Even in our families and friendships […]

Dr Laura says she’s leaving radio to regain “First Amendment Rights”, I say “Huh?”

August 24, 2010


In the interest of full disclosure, let me assure you that I love Dr Laura. LOVE. I think she’s hilarious and most of the people who call her are crazy, which definitely makes afternoon commutes more entertaining. Besides the funny factor, I really appreciate the emphasis she places on marriage and family, especially as a […]

Using Earth Day as an excuse for Avatar. Hey, James Cameron did it!

April 22, 2010


So, I know in advance that this post will probably get plenty of people upset, but I couldn’t help myself. Hey, it’s Earth Day! I’m feeling very warm towards all tree-huggers and figure I should give them their own little shout-out, today, the day of guilt and reusable grocery bags. I’m sweet like that. So […]