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Words, Words, Words

Polonius: What do you read, my lord? Hamlet: Words, words, words.   Remember Hamlet? The play you read in high school. Or was it Macbeth? Let’s say it was Hamlet. Everyone knows and has seen Hamlet. In films or on … Continue reading

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Ken Burns Looks at America

Fall has arrived. Another school year has begun. The leaves are changing color. And PBS has shown another Ken Burns documentary to entertain and enlighten their audience. Ken Burns’ Mother died when he was 11. Later, a psychologist told him: … Continue reading

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The Great British Baking Show

  The Great British Baking Show is different from most cooking shows. Why do I say that? To start with, the program is filmed in a gigantic green meadow under a large white tent where the cooking takes place. No … Continue reading

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The Joy of Imdb

Did your favorite film win an Oscar (pictured above)? If your favorite film was: “Weekend at Bernie’s”? I’m sorry. It won no awards. But if your favorite was “To Kill a Mockingbird”…Yes, it won 3 Oscars! Eg, Gregory Peck (“the … Continue reading

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Sgt. Pepper: Why So Popular?

By 1966, The Beatles were tired of touring and the quality of their musicianship had deteriorated. During a performance in Japan, their audience was polite and restrained. The Fab Four could hear their own voices as they performed, a rareity. … Continue reading

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Thank You, Chuck Berry

  Chuck Berry is born: 10/18/26. Married Themetta “Toddy” Suggs in 1948; were married 68 years. Chuck Berry: “It amazes me when I hear people say ‘I want to go out and find out who I am.’ I always knew … Continue reading

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Baseball Stars (age 25 and under)

Mike Trout 2017’s baseball season will be played without David Ortiz (who knew when and how to leave the sport: with his star still shining bright), and David Ross (ditto; a home run in his last bat while winning a … Continue reading

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