Tag Archives: Guys

Books vs. Movies – – Movie based on the Book

“And I’m not crazy about yours. I didn’t ask to see you. I don’t mind if you don’t like my manners, I don’t like them myself. They are pretty bad. I grieve over them on long winter evenings” – Philip … Continue reading

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Book: Sermon on the [pitcher’s] Mound

“I’ve never been very comfortable looking in the mirror. Life can be so much easier without the messy complication of self-examination.”  – Michael O’Connor, talking about the marriage relationship in his book Sermon on the Mound. It seems to me, … Continue reading

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The Passing of a Great Man

  This world lost a great man a week ago, although you wouldn’t have known about him unless you’ve read the couple of posts on this blog where I mentioned him. His name was Winfred Murphy, or ‘Pinky’ as he’s … Continue reading

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Books: Pride and Prejudice – for Men?

Well, I’ve now read Jane Austin’s Pride and Prejudice. Certainly quite an accomplishment for a guy, in my opinion. Read on to understand my thinking. This isn’t a review of the book, but just some intriguing facts I came across … Continue reading

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Movie: It’s so Hilarious…Over and Over and Over

What movie is crying out to you to be watched today? It cries out to be watched at this time every year. It says you can watch me again even if you watched me last year, and the year before … Continue reading

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What is it about Batman?…(not that Batman)

As a kid, Batman was a favorite superhero. When Tim Burton came out with his take on the comic book character, I was impressed. And Christopher Nolan’s vision of The Batman played so well by Christian Bale was a worthy … Continue reading

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Movie: The Way Way Back is Way Way worth a look

If you haven’t seen it (and you most likely haven’t), I highly recommend the film The Way Way Back. It’s a drama/comedy (rated PG-13) that came out last year (2013), making less than $22 million at the box office, so … Continue reading

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