Like most Americans, I have never experienced the honor of wearing the uniform of one of our brave military branches in service to my country. I have heard it from many who are my same age. We turned 18 years of age in the late 1970's and early 1980's.There was no war raging at that … Continue reading Movie vets help the rest of us appreciate
The cast leads ready for another season of HBO's "Big Love" The 3rd season of the outstanding HBO drama 'Big Love' from Executive Producer Tom Hanks kicks off tomorrow (Sunday) night at 9pm. For those who have access to a service, such as Comcast's OnDemand product, which allows you to catch up on the first … Continue reading TV Watch: Big Love
This past weekend, presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Barack Obama announced that Senator Joe Biden of Delaware would be his running mate. One of the things being touted about Biden is that he is Irish-Catholic. I don't know if this is a harking back to the good ol' JFK days for Dems, or if it is … Continue reading Catholicism: It’s the ‘hard’ that makes it great
A classic movie musical put out in the 21st century, with song and dance numbers, whatever will they think of next?A bit skeptical of something that is based on a Broadway play that was itself inspired by the music of ABBA? The 1970's-era world-wide supergroup ABBA? So was I.It's not that back in my teen … Continue reading Mamma Mia !