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So Much More Than Just “The Master of Suspense”

“Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.” – Alfred Hitchcock – – – – – – – Saturday, the 13th … Continue reading

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In consideration of St. Patrick’s Day

At times I’m a bit embarrassed that I’m an Irishman – that doesn’t drink. That’s kind of an oxymoron isn’t it? An Irishman who doesn’t drink. Much of my family would fit in just fine in an Irish pub. I … Continue reading

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“To the moon, Alice!” – Yep, to the moon – Apollo 11

Ever since I was a kid, watching the broadcast of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin leaving the first human footprints on the moon, I’ve wanted to fly in outer space. But I was well aware of my being a poor … Continue reading

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I take Inspiration wherever I can get it

“I think that most of us, anyway, read these stories that we know are not “true” because we’re hungry for another kind of truth: the mythic truth about human nature in general, the particular truth about those life-communities that define … Continue reading

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Baseball, Books and the delight of Spring

“I didn’t ask for you to feel the way you do. You’re influenced by an illusion. Writers are magicians. They write down words, and, if they’re good, you believe that what they write is real, just as you believe a … Continue reading

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Top 10 All Time Favorite Movies Ever – Part 5

I’m a ‘Big’ movie buff and these last several posts have been on my All Time Top 10 Favorite Movies. Now comes my top two favorite films. They both include several of what are for me, major themes that I … Continue reading

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Top 10 All Time Favorite Movies Ever – Part3

This posting is “Part 3” of my personal Top 10 All Time “Favorite Films.” Click here to view Part 1 Click here to view Part 2 I have always loved watching and going to the movies, hence I’m posting a … Continue reading

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