MasterChef

I enjoy watching cooking shows.  Let me rephrase.  I enjoy watching cooking competition shows.  I recently watched a few episodes of MasterChef starred a bunch of home chefs who want to make it big and have to cook for Joe Bastianich, Graham Elliot, and Gordon Ramsay. About half of the cooking challenges are Mystery Box challenges,…
Read More

The Last Quote Quiz For October! – ANSWERS

1.  “We can stay up late, swapping manly stories, and in the morning, I’m making waffles!” – Donkey, Shrek 2.  “That’s yesterday’s news. Take a hike. You want gratitude? Get a hamster!” – Rat, Doctor Dolittle 3.  “You know, I’ve always wanted a child. And now I think I’ll have one… on toast!” – Winnie,…
Read More

The Big Year

Sometimes a movie comes along that does exactly what you think it will do, and that can be a good thing.  The Big Year, which is probably one of the more unsung movies in theaters right now, is a story about birders competing to see the most birds in a single year.  That might sound…
Read More

The Three Musketeers

Doing a remake of any sort is a risky move.  There are always going to be people who like the original better, often for good reason.  When I heard that another Musketeers movie was coming out, I was surprised and apprehensive, since I have a bit of an attachment to the 1993 version of the Musketeers…
Read More

Quote Quiz 10.21.11 – ANSWERS

1.  “Unhand the tail. Aslan the Great gave me this tail and no one, repeat, no one, touches the tail. Period, exclamation mark!” – Reepicheep, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader 2.  “But what I do have are a very particular set of skills; skills I have acquired over a very long career. Skills that…
Read More