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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 Name Game, 2

    This topic may be familiar to you. The first “The Name Game” was posted by me on this blog on December 4, 2016. So, back by (my) popular demand is another edition. The instructions are the same, but … Continue reading

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Paris, 1946

“America’s Greatest Generation” was Tom Brokaw’s term to describe the people who endured the Great Depression and fought in WWII. My parents were part of that generation. Recently, I rediscovered a small box of my Father’s possessions (he died in … Continue reading

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My Favorite Films

Everyone loves movies and everyone, probably, has a favorite movie site online. Here is one I enjoy: http://www.AFI.com (American Film Institute) What does it give you? In its opinion, what are the 100 greatest films of all-time, in order. You … Continue reading

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Actors and Characters

  Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn (see below) Many actors portray characters that live on in our minds long after a film ends. But can you recognize the Names of such well-defined fictional people? Here is a quiz to test … 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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3 Wishes, 3 Times

“The Genie will grant you three wishes.” Isn’t that the way the Fable went? And you said: “OK. I want to be healthy, happy, and handsome.” Yet, somehow, you ended up with a BMI of 37.13, a blood pressure reading … Continue reading

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