Observations

The Trouble with… ISIS

August 29th, 2014
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It is somewhat ironic that Isis, the mythological consummate mother and wife for ancient Egyptians (and some Greeks, I think) is also the acronym for a Sunni jihadist group. When I think of the perfect mother, I think of some bearded zealot carrying an AK-47 in the middle of the desert. The perfect wife? She’s…

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And I have viewed it, like, 100 times in a row now.   Since a very young age, I have been an admirer of film and filmmakers. I remember being awed by Victor Fleming’s sweeping shots of a Civil War battlefield in Gone with the Wind. Speilberg’s commitment to adventure and Orson Welles’ daring in directing…

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Radio Gaga Part I

August 22nd, 2014
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When I was in the later part of my grade school years, life was rather awkward and lonely. That is not an unique experience as many of us know rather well to be true. In looking back, what I find most fascinating is how I coped with the trials and tribulations of being me back…

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