Category Archives: Popular Culture & Entertainment

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

The Photoblog Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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Skateboarding in the Stone Age

My Real Memoir My buddies and I invented skateboarding. Kind of. There were two types of skates back in the stone age: 1) Pro skates with smooth “clay” wheels that you could rent at the local roll-a-rama. You’d glide around … Continue reading

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Fall Has Fell!

Artwork by The Creators Canvas Wishing all of my fellow-Northern-Hemispherians a Happy Autumnal Equinox! (And a Happy Spring Equinox to all of my Southern-Hemispherian friends!)  Of course, technically the equinox (“equal night”) was yesterday–or the day before that for those … Continue reading

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Most Ridiculous Knock-Offs Ever!

Internationally-marketed brands are easily the most plagiarized thing on the planet. Ever since I spotted Fruit-of-the-Moom t-shirts in a store window on my first trip out of the U.S., I’ve enjoyed the often laugh-out-loud lengths enterprising marketers will go to … Continue reading

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Things Aren’t Always What They Seem to Be

It’s true, things aren’t always what they seem to be. Yes, our world would be more convenient if they were. But it would also be less entertaining! Click on any image to enlarge it, or to begin slide show.

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To the Far Side and Beyond!

Back at the start of 1980, I stumbled across a new one-panel newspaper comic by a guy named Gary Larson, and immediately knew comics would never be the same. The Far Side’s irony and clever reversals redefined funny for generations to … Continue reading

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My Feature Film Has Been Nominated for a Major Award!

Healing River, a movie I wrote and directed, has been nominated for the ICVM Crown Award for Best Picture! Now in their 46th year, the ICVM presentation (International Christian Visual Media) is the world’s longest-running and most influential awards ceremony … Continue reading

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The Day I Fell In Love with Music

My Real Memoir I’d always loved music. I just didn’t know it. It was my Uncle Walt (Disney) who’d introduced me to it. I danced along with the Mouseketeers and wore my coonskin cap when I sang the theme from the … Continue reading

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What Should We Do With All These Masks?

For over a year, we’ve kept a pile of face masks on our kitchen counter, ready to grab one on the way out the door. Just as Narnia is a world where “it’s always winter, but never Christmas,” ours is … Continue reading

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Cleverest Ads Ever

I’ve always had a love/hate relationship with advertising. Back in the 80s, I was surprised to learn that the makers of Charmin toilet paper actually knew their “Please don’t squeeze the Charmin” commercials were annoying. “It doesn’t matter,” they replied, … Continue reading

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