Category Archives: Other media

Books, movies, television

Why this can never be a perfect world, for anyone


I have been reading nothing but science fiction these days because there is so much out there from 50-70 years ago that is speculative sf about the future of humankind. Here are some of the things I have picked up … Continue reading

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Life under reality


What have I been doing since I last wrote here?  I’ve watched the TCM 31 days of Oscar, and saw many films that I never saw.  Lots of old black and whites from the 30s and 40s, as well as … Continue reading

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A new year has begun


Frustration over the past political fuck-up has passed, and yesterday, January 3, 2017, I got back to MSNBC to find out what was happening on the first day of the first session of 2017.  I came away with a couple … Continue reading

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Protests


I have been reading a large number of people who planned to join the million women march on Facebook.  I am also now reading a number of posts from people who apparently are believing that Donald Trump can really close … Continue reading

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Republican Convention


As a liberal Socialist Democrat, I wondered if I could tolerate watching the Republican Convention. I lasted about a day and a half. Monday night was an interesting night, and I wanted to hear Melania speak. I thought she did … Continue reading

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I’ve been thinking


I am a hugely lucky person. Things come easily to me. This is things, I am talking about. If I want to plant a garden, it blooms for me. I am not scientific about it, and I frustrate experienced gardeners … Continue reading

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Politics and Reel Life


I watched a very thought-provoking movie last night. It is at least a year old, and probably most of you have seen it. Ironically, it seems to have been made before its time, and is now so true it is … Continue reading

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