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42


One of my friends made me laugh.  If you are a fan of Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy, you know the phrase “The answer’s always 42.” This movie though is the new movie 42 about the 1947 season of Jackie … Continue reading

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The Oscars.


Actually, this is the three Oscars.  The first is last Sunday’s Oscar awards, a good thing.  I thought about the second Oscar when I was out at the mall.  I wore my Oscar the Grouch T Shirt.  People enjoy that … Continue reading

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Home Telephone Use.


Before he died, my father got a great laugh, when I told him I didn’t like being on the phone much at home.  I am on the phone all day at work, plus with social media at home, who needs … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey The British Ambassador to the United States Weighs In.


Sir Peter Westmacott is the British Ambassador to the United States.  This is his chance to weigh in on Downton Abbey.  Those Downton Abbey folks get around.  Didn’t think you could move a stately manor that easily.  Sorry, this is … Continue reading

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Where in the World is Downton Abbey?


Where in the world is Downton Abbey?  You must think I am out of my stupid mind.  It is in England, of course. Some of the cast has been here recently.  Watch this hour long interview on You Tube, sponsored … Continue reading

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Lincoln The Movie. Abraham Lincoln and Thaddeus Stevens.


Last Saturday, when I went to see Lincoln the Movie, I enjoyed the performance of Tommy Lee Jones as Pennsylvania Congressman Thaddeus Stevens.  Stevens was a master of wordplay in his debates and speeches on the floor of the House … Continue reading

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Lincoln The Movie, Which Book Was It Based On?


The book is Team of Rivals, by Harvard historian Doris Kearns Goodwin.  The movie was adapted from it. When I read the book Lincoln and The Russians about the Russian Ambassador to Washington during the war (Eduard de Stoeckl), I … Continue reading

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