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Tag Archives: entertainment
While on vacation, I caught a delightful movie on HBO that I did not recall ever seeing advertised for showings in the theater. The film is entitled The Art of Getting By and stars Freddie Highmore (Finding Neverland and Charlie … Continue reading
Here are photos of two historic theaters in located in the Sierra Nevada mountains northeast of Sacramento in the lovely communities of Grass Valley and Nevada City.
Live albums are something you seldom see anymore, but back in the day, live albums were quite popular and could be the impetus to superstardom – several of the acts listed below got their big break from a live album release. … Continue reading
I detest infomercials and cannot think of any less imaginative way to run a television station than to air mindless infomercials. Here in Greater Lansing they seem to be the programming du jour when stations have nothing better to do or are … Continue reading
I saw The Amazing Spider-man last night and thought it was a very enjoyable and entertaining movie. In fact, I liked it better than the initial version with Tobey Maguire. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone were perfectly cast as Peter … Continue reading
Saw the newest Pixar movie, Brave yesterday afternoon in a theater stuffed to the rafters. While not my favorite Pixar movie of all time, it ranks up there with the best. An excellent film full of howling laughs, edge of … Continue reading
Here’s my initial list of things that will largely disappear in the next decade. Sure, you can still find buggy whips in certain places, but they don’t permeate the market like they did 100 years ago. Wristwatches – who needs … Continue reading
Just for fun, here is my list of television shows that include some sort of numerical value in their name, with a little help from Sporcle. Once Upon a Time One Day at a Time One Tree Hill One Versus 100 … Continue reading
I attended a Radiohead concert last night at the Palace of Auburn Hills outside of Detroit. The opening act was Caribou and from what I saw (the last ten minutes due to traffic) they were very good. Radiohead hit the … Continue reading