Category Archives: Popular Culture & Entertainment

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

Masters of Sarcasm

If colleges offered degrees in Sarcasmology, a huge percentage of students would change their major. Others learn through on-the-job training from snarky parents, bosses, and especially friends. Still, with or without the diploma to prove it, here are some graduate-level … Continue reading

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Two New Studies Reveal: Time Travel is Real!

A heavily funded study at the Institute for Advanced Research in Really Important Stuff has shown that all humans (and most animals) travel forward at the rate of 1 (one) DaaT (Day at a Time)! More information will be released … Continue reading

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Bumper Stickers Forever!

There’s a rumor that car bumpers offer some kind of protection, but we all know they really exist (along with back windows) as a place to say that one thing that will instantly correct everyone’s wrong-headed opinions, or invite them … Continue reading

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The Day the Movies Came to Me

My Real Memoir I was born loving movies–it’s in my DNA (Mom loved all kinds of movies, along with books about movies, Dad loved action flicks, especially sci-fi). I was even named after a movie character, “Mitch” in the long-forgotten … Continue reading

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Coming Out, Hollywood Style

“Coming out” used to be a thing. For a celebrity to admit to any kind of unconventional sexual orientation could end their career. But now? It’s not a thing. Coming out is either celebrated or simply ignored. Heck, Broadway is … Continue reading

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Travelling First vs. Worst Class

I used to travel two or three times a month, middle class all the way. Oh, occasionally I’d get a mileage award bump to the slightly cushier first-class section, basically upper-middle-class. But the lower-middle-class coach section was fine, really. Once, … Continue reading

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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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