CHICAGO – Time to fill out the Oscar prediction ballots! The 91st Academy Awards are on Sunday, February 24th, 2019, and HC film critics Patrick McDonald, Michael “Spike” Walters and Jon Lennon Espino are ready to add their prognosticating powers to eight major categories, plus three wild cards. Let the predicting begin. Eight films of […]
Beards In Pop – 1 to 101 – The Complete List by Chris Goddard on Thursday, 21 April 2011 at 16:57 I embarked upon ‘Beards In Pop’ as I’d just grown a beard. And putting the links into this note I realised that it was all worthwhile. Rediscovered some old faves (The Night They Drove Old Dixie […]
The fourth and final night of competition at the 2019 Big Ten Swimming & Diving Championships saw the women of Indiana University usurp the University of Michigan, who have won the last three championship titles. Lilly King continued her reign in the breaststroke events with a top showing in the 200 breast, while Wisconsin’s Beata Nelson […]
I had to do it, you guys. I jumped on the TBR Cart bandwagon. If you don’t know what a TBR cart is, it’s a new trend in the bookish community where readers are buying these adorable rolling carts and using them to store their high priority TBR books. As an owner of *literally* SIX […]
Nathaniel Hawthorn wrote, “The world owes all its onward impulses to men ill at ease.”
© YouTube ScreenshotPierre Omidyar is pictured during an interview on technical innovation published by The Henry Ford, a Dearborn-based museum. A select group of national news “stakeholders” gathered at an undisclosed location for what was described as a “semi-secret” workshop somewhere in Canada on January 26. The meeting had been convened to determine how and […]
Time, Date, Presenters and nominees for the Oscars, and my thoughts on all the controversy
College and university boards feel impact of retractions.
| introduction My professor gave us this instruction for a writing assignment: Begin and end the story with tangible images or action, not abstract thoughts. And of course my INFJ mind winced because I could hang with abstract thoughts all day. (The deep-down, oft-ignored Se danced with joy.) What’s wrong with abstract thoughts? Well, categorically, […]
With one day remaining in the 2019 Big Ten Women’s Championship, the Indiana Hoosiers are in front and looking to close out a title. Michigan has won the past three championships and will try not to have its streak snapped, though it will be an uphill battle. The final prelims session will feature the 200 […]
The new governor has pulled back his predecessor’s people before.
A Quiet Place (2018) A family is forced to live in silence while hiding from creatures that hunt by sound. Genre: Drama, Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller Director: John Krasinski Actors: Cade Woodward, Doris McCarthy, Emily Blunt, John Krasinski, Leon Russom, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe Country: USA Duration: 95 min Quality: BLURAY Release: 2018 480p 720p Robert and the Toymaker (2017) In Germany, 1941, the Nazis pursue a Toymaker who has acquired […]
The winners of the 2018 Australian Romance Readers Awards were announced last night at our Awards Dinner in Sydney. We started the announcements off with our Members’ Choice awards: Favourite 2018 romance that made me cry: the winner was Maggie’s Run by Kelly Hunter. Favourite 2018 romance with laugh-out-loud moment: the winner was Chaser by […]
Good evening, Hope to see folks at the Dot’s of Dover fundraiser Sunday, February 24, 2-5 PM, at The Dover Forge which is raising money for the employees affected by the fire that destroyed Dot’s in January. ~~~~ Work continues in our committee on a 3.1M Telecommunications Bill and I look forward to sharing more […]