Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Highlight of 2015

This is the time when people make lists of accomplishments in an effort to prove another year has not passed in vain. I’m too lazy to do that. And you’re too busy to read it. So I’ll save us both the … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Be Watching SyFy’s Twilight Zone Marathon This New Year

As the calendar turns each December, SyFy interrupts its regular schedule of supernatural dramas, paranormal reality shows, and SHARKNADO sequels for a marathon visit to the middle ground between light and shadow: The Twilight Zone For many of us, a … Continue reading

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MIRACLE on 175th Street

I like old movies. Okay, that’s an understatement. I don’t just like them, I want to live in them. I’m not the first person to feel this way, of course. Woody Allen based an entire film — THE PURPLE ROSE … Continue reading

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New Book Explores the Strange Ways Classic Movie Stars Celebrated Holidays

As a classic film-loving kid, I’d often while away my weekends in the open stacks of my local library, thumbing through over-sized picture books celebrating the stars of black-and-white Hollywood. This probably explains a lot about my later life, like … Continue reading

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