Monkey On My Back

As of January 1 there is a law in New York saying you have to pay for your plastic grocery bags or bring your own. I have a 56 year habit of going to the grocery and finding that the grocery bags are free, and, accordingly, have not yet been able to eat that 56 … Continue reading Monkey On My Back

What Makes You Want to Watch a Movie Over and Over?

Why do we watch some movies over and over again and never get tired of them? I’ve wondered about this for years. I haven’t consulted other studies but I have arrived at some conclusions. Here are some things I have identified for myself: When the antagonist gets what's coming to him or her When there … Continue reading What Makes You Want to Watch a Movie Over and Over?

Eric Metaxas » Archive » END OF THE WORLD ARRIVES: NYER Says “Hone In”.

With the exception of his periods being outside of his quotation marks (See the Chicago Manual of Style, section 6.7), I love this article and Metaxas's humor (End of the World Arives: NYER Says "Hone In". [sic])!   Come on, everybody! Be purists! Make the commitment to "hone" your skills, and "home in" on everything else! … Continue reading Eric Metaxas » Archive » END OF THE WORLD ARRIVES: NYER Says “Hone In”.