John Hancock’s Hancock

Through one of my friends, I heard of a show called “Pawn Stars.”  It’s about a family-run pawn shop in Las Vegas.  The interesting thing about the show is some of the wonderful antiques and historical items that people bring in to pawn or sell. For example, I was watching an older episode last night…
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Weekend Quote Quiz

I’m going to attempt to do this every weekend.  These are quotes from movies and or TV shows.  Try to guess where the quotes came from.  Leave your guesses in the comment section.  I will reveal the answers after a few days. 1.  “On your six, boss!” 2.  “Have you ever fired two guns whilst…
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Please, Make Her Go Away

http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2010/08/28/paris-hilton-arrested-drug-possession/ I think if we stopped paying attention to  Ms. Hilton, maybe she’d go away.  Or maybe she needs to go back to jail.  Clearly the last stay didn’t make an impression.

Ah, The Passion Of The Russians!

A couple nights ago I watched The Last Station, which is based on a novel of the same title, written by Jay Parini.  The movie (and the novel) is about Leo Tolstoy’s last years, and the fight between Tolstoy’s wife and one of Tolstoy’s “apostles.”  Tolstoy seemed to be somewhat embarrassed by his wealth and position in…
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On A Wee Bit Of An Ego Trip?

There have been a number of news stories about how James Cameron’s Avatar is going to be re-released to theaters with eight extra minutes added to the movie.  You read that right.  Eight extra minutes.  Really?  Is it just me, or is that a blatant example of trying to milk the cash cow until it dies?…
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