Category Archives: Popular Culture & Entertainment

Movies, music, sports, health – IMHBCO (In My Humble But Correct Opinion)

50 Funny, Quirky and Very Human Status Updates

It hasn’t been a funny week. In fact, for some of my family it’s been a heartbreaking week. My first thought was to post something comforting. But then I remembered how much humor has consoled me during unbearable times. So, … Continue reading

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The Longest Day of the Year

My Real Memoir Sixty years ago, Hollywood released The Longest Day, a movie about the D-Day landings in the summer of 1944. For Dad it was a must because he’d been in World War II, sort of. I’d read the … Continue reading

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My Next Big Box-Office Hit?

Horror thrillers and Movies for Women are among the most successful movie genres. Could this be my next big hit: A Filmmaker’s Journal 2020 was my biggest year ever as a filmmaker. Oddly enough, thanks to the-pandemic-that-shall-not-be-named, I had three … Continue reading

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Bad Luck…or Bad Choices?

Today is Friday the 13th! Shocking statistics reveal that accidents are 100 times more likely to occur when people take stupid risks on a Friday the 13th (or any other day of the year)! In light of these facts, here … Continue reading

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Making Something Real

Five years ago this month, we dared to enter our not-yet-finished movie Healing River (then titled after its setting, Cincinnati’s gritty inner-city neighborhood Over-the-Rhine) in the world’s largest Christian film festival. It was my first feature film as a writer-director-producer, … Continue reading

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“Never Give Up!” Blogging

Thought for the Week WordPress is a large, genteel society built on the principal of mutual sociability: Create a blog (“New tea shoppe now open for business!”) Write posts with suitable tag words (“Hallo, care for a cuppa me-tea?”) Your … Continue reading

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April Foolishness

I’ve always appreciated good-hearted pranks, not the mean kind, but the teasy kind. The kind that end with an affable laugh. When I was in high school, I was invited to a ‘Girl Ask Boy’ dance. I arrived with a … Continue reading

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The Best Movies of 2021

This list is highly subjective, of course. Not only didn’t I see every movie released in 2021, but “Bests” are always a matter of personal taste (superior though my taste may be ;>). However, because I’m a filmmaker and a … Continue reading

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Time to Spring Forward Again!

Yes, it’s Daylight Savings Time. Again. According to a recent poll, about 75% of our population dislikes losing an hour every spring and regaining it every fall. And the 25% who like it? Well, I’m guessing they’re the same people … Continue reading

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The Fine Line Between Clever and Awkward

Clever, awkward, or just plain odd? It’s all in the eye of the beholder (or be-hearer, or be-smeller, or be-whatever-er). You decide. Click on any image to enlarge it, read caption, or begin slide show.

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