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H. is for headspace. It’s also a movie.

Asteroid 3122 Florence (aka Asteroid 1981ET3) whooshed past Earth. 3122 Flo is yuge – 2.7 miles in diameter. We got lucky.  This time.  However, that doesn’t stop us from obsessing about large space objects colliding with Earth and causing havoc, with … Continue reading

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“Spring” has sprung, mud was flung, tentacle tongues

That vernal equinox thing happened.  Now it’s spring.  March tried to pretend this was a big shift by tossing down six inches of snow last week. I made the most of it. All that snow is gone now and spring … Continue reading

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The Last Winter before the longest night

I got up at quarter to four in the morning. This year’s Winter Solstice came due at 4:44 am, so I was outside to take it all in. I didn’t specifically get up because of the solstice.  It’s just that I … Continue reading

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Home Movie (2008), a movie about a home

The thing about home movies is that nobody wants to watch them.  I don’t even want to watch my own recordings.  I make them so that someone in the far future will get a headache trying to find meaning in … Continue reading

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Scream Season

October blew in and Chicago got chilly, wet and windy.  No surprise.  Crazy weather is a must for the season. To celebrate, I watched the entire first season of MTV’s Scream. I had forgotten the show was even a thing … Continue reading

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Toad Road – No blinding light or tunnels to gates of white

I have been trying to watch a backlog of movies lately.  Movies that I had really meant to watch. As opposed to movies that I put in a queue.  Or those currently sitting on my DVR that I have no … Continue reading

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Not the disaster I was expecting

As I wound down late last night, I found myself watching It’s a Disaster. This is not a film I was aware of.  An end of world scenario seemed pretty good to end the night while I waited for some … Continue reading

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Tech Tech Boom, The story of Oblivion

“Tech.  Tech.  Boom.” That would be the very short, and possibly preferable, version of Oblivion. I was blissfully ignorant of Oblivion starring Tom Cruise.  I can only assume that I repressed any memory of its existence as I might any … Continue reading

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The Amityville Breakfast Porno of Imposter Nature is Solved!

Netflix is pretty nifty.  I don’t really use it optimally.  Mostly, I put stuff in queue and never watch anything.  Occasionally, I scroll through my queue staring at all the options that I don’t watch. Netflix recently rejiggered how their … Continue reading

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World War Zzzzzzzzzz

Let me state out front that I didn’t dislike World War Z.  I’m sure it will sound like it.  Just pretend I am reading this review in a sing-songy, happy voice. I also didn’t read the book. I was not … Continue reading

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