Category Archives: videos

5 Things That I’d Like to Talk About….

….but I’m not sure that’s possible, without starting a ruckus. I’ve seen so many interesting things over the last few weeks, during my blogging break.  So can I just leave a few of them here to share with you? And … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Halloween?

(This is one of the first posts I ever wrote, for Civil Religion.  As I’ve started to see a few anti-Halloween items show up in my Facebook feed, I thought it might be time to share it again.) 10-26-09 When … Continue reading

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When sadness needs a soundtrack

Riding in the car with Baph, who has all the best music, I requested that he play a particular song.  After listening to it I said, “I love that song so much, but if depression had a soundtrack, that song … Continue reading

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Palate Cleansing Post: Dogs, Questlove and Derek Webb

After a heavy post like the last one, I always feel like you deserve a break.  Also, I only have like, 15 minutes to write this post.  And I’m a slow writer.  So I’m keeping it short, and light. Firstly, … Continue reading

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Did I overshare? Have some links.

It got really quiet last week, after I put up that last post.  Maybe I should have given that one a bit more forethought, at least before sharing it on Facebook. Oh, well, what’s done is done.  I’m putting together … Continue reading

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Speaking of Joss Whedon and Cats

Really, this is a totally natural segue from yesterday’s post. And the “personality” of my blog still needs to lighten up sometimes.       So Whedon has got this goin’ on: Just a few more weeks, yo!  And so … Continue reading

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Movies By the Year: 2001-1999

One more movie post and then I’ll take a break for a day or two.  I’ve gotten some feedback here and on Facebook – some agreeing with me, some disagreeing, and either way I love it.  Keep the opinions coming! … Continue reading

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Movies By the Year: 2004-2002

Before we get to today’s lists, I want to clarify two things.  The first is that the order of each individual list is arbitrary.  These are best-of the year lists, but not necessarily ranked.  So, for instance, “Lars and the … Continue reading

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Movies by the Year: 2007-2005

I’m back with more, even though very few of you read yesterday’s post.  Oh, well.  It’s my pet project and I’m sticking to it. 2007’s Top 5 1. The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford 2. King … Continue reading

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Lazy Blogging: Movies by the year (2010 – 2008)

I have a friend who is a bona fide film critic. Every now and then, on Facebook, he will post his Top 10 list from a random year, and conversation will ensue. His lists always prompts me to dig out … Continue reading

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