Category Archives: Popular Culture & Entertainment

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

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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Best Movies of 2020

2020 was truly a game-changer. Among other public venues, movie theaters became almost invisible. Result? 2020 Academy Award nominees (which requires a theatrical release) are dominated by low-budget indies. Second, movie studios have permanently shifted their emphasis to a split … Continue reading

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Bad, Easter Bunny, Bad!

“Nom, nom, nom…wait, what the…?” Apparently, not all Easter bunnies deliver goodies. ∴ Note: The next My Real Memoir episode will be posted tomorrow.

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My Monster Movie Comedy Goes International!

Notzilla, the feature film comedy I wrote, directed, and produced (an affectionate spoof of old monster movies) has finally become available internationally! It’s now in 60+ countries worldwide via Amazon Prime, Amazon DVD and (in some countries) YouTube Movies, Tubi, … Continue reading

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Future Movie Settings

Film Exteriors I’m a filmmaker (writer, director, producer). But as you know, movies took a major hit when a certain pandemic decided to ransack our planet. Like everyone else, my co-producer wife and I were left looking for safe ways … Continue reading

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