Dynamite Baits

19 Jan 19
The Tomb of Anubis

or “The Crow (T. Not-a-Robot)” As I sit here typing this, we face imminent burial alive under a potential 2′ of snow. Times like this, I miss the shifting dunes of the Old Kingdom. As much as I never enjoyed blowing sand out of my nose a dozen times a day (I was going through […]

18 Jan 19
Souls Of The Saints

by Bert Bartlett The Saints can qualify for only their second Super Bowl in a half century of pro football on Sunday. Easily, the two best teams in the conference will determine it. Here in November, the Saints beat the Rams 45 – 35 in basically a typical track meet. Given the jitters, early game […]

15 Jan 19

Share this: By Brian Hibbs Long term readers of Tilting at Windmills (a column that has been running since 1991) will recognize that I have been harping on certain themes for the last few decades: primarily that greed will end up destroying the Direct Market, and that the promotion of ethical standards on how we […]

13 Jan 19

It’s that time of year again.  The frost, snow and of course, the frozen ice over your favorite lake.  If you are in the Northern part of the world and the temp drops below 32 degrees, you start pulling the ice fishing gear and tackle from storage.  Its not long before we slide out to […]

13 Jan 19

Winter is coming or maybe it is already here and you have one mission this season.  Pulling some trophy fish through the ice!  Every year us diehard fishing fans brave the frozen temperatures and windchill from Maine to Minnesota to break the ice and catch our favorite fish.  Whether it is walleye, pike, perch, crappie […]

08 Jan 19

Welcome to a new Sitcom Tuesday! This week, we’re continuing coverage on the best of Just Shoot Me! (1997-2003, NBC), one of my favorite workplace comedies of the ’90s. I’m happy to report that the entire series is available on DVD. Just Shoot Me! stars LAURA SAN GIACOMO as Maya Gallo, GEORGE SEGAL as Jack Gallo, WENDIE MALICK […]

31 Dec 18
The Erudite Gorilla

Batman #332 – “Fallout” – Marv Wolfman/Irv Novick/Frank McLaughlin This one starts with a bedraggled guy desperately fleeing Infinity Island in the Indian Ocean. Someone on the island is monitoring the guy and asks if he should send a retriever, but an unseen boss says to let the fugitive have some hope … then snatch […]

29 Dec 18
Angora Chronicles

LJ lived in Burnet. He and my Dad were friends for most of their lives. They entered the service at the same time. There is a story of them hitchhiking back home to Burnet Co. at some point. Either during the service or when they got out. It was a true Cecil Lewis adventure, as […]

17 Dec 18
The Erudite Gorilla

Batman #331 – “Closed Circuit” – Marv Wolfman (plot), Michael Fleisher/Irv Novick/Frank McLaughlin This one starts with a guy running through the alleys of Gotham, followed relentlessly by a dude in a trenchcoat. When the runner is finally cornered, the guy in the trenchcoat grabs him, electrocuting him by touch. Later, Batman identifies the dead […]

14 Dec 18

Featured image from The Perfume of the Lady in Black Amazon Prime Amazon prime is so amazing now. Month after month they just keep adding incredible stuff that’s not easily accessible elsewhere. The one thing to watch out for is that they often run stuff in terrible quality or the wrong aspect ratio, but as long […]

12 Dec 18
John Adamski Photography Blog

This is an article that I wrote for Adirondack Life magazine, which was published in 2007. From time to time, I will post some of my magazine articles for your reference and reading enjoyment.      The brook trout of the Adirondacks are legendary.  With the possible exception of the loon, no other wild creature occupies […]

12 Dec 18
The Reviewing Network

WARNER BROS. Batman The Complete Series 2 Broke Girls Season 1 2 Broke Girls Season 2 2 Broke Girls Season 3 2 Broke Girls Season 4 2 Broke Girls Season 5 2 Broke Girls Season 6 2 Stupid Dogs Volume 1 Almost Human The Complete Series Angie Tribeca Season 1 People Of Earth Season 1 […]