Category Archives: Other media

Books, movies, television

War


We are headed into a new war. Like many of you, I have been following what is going on in the US and around the world very closely. I have been a bit obsessed with World War II, and watching … Continue reading

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There is no God


WOW, did I ever have an epiphany this afternoon. I was sleeping so deeply, and as has happened before, I was dreaming about NASCAR. I do that a lot. I woke up about 2:45, and got up to go to … Continue reading

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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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