Recommended TV Shows

It’s hot out and the pools are closed to the public this summer, so you’ll likely be staying in watching TV unless you’re one of the two people who have a  job. In this video Sarabeth and I talk a little about our favorite shows. I’d like to add that we watched The Mandalorian last fall, whichContinue reading “Recommended TV Shows”

Ian Holm: “There and…” Back Again to LOTR for Us

Sir Ian Holm’s passing on June 19 was sad. I dread to think of other household names we might lose during this loser of a year. Did you know he was knighted? He was, back in 1998. Ash was my favorite character in Alien. He was the voice of Skinner, the tiny chef (not the rat)Continue reading “Ian Holm: “There and…” Back Again to LOTR for Us”

15 Great Movies that You Missed in the Last 5 Years

It’s summer, and movie theaters are starting to open back up finally!! So if you don’t make the 33% capacity cut, and you want something to watch, read on. As you know, I took a few-year hiatus from blogging, but it sure feels good to be back. In those years I didn’t report on someContinue reading “15 Great Movies that You Missed in the Last 5 Years”

10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020

We all know that many things don’t age well, particularly when it comes to media and pop-culture. We’ve all been locked up with all of our old movies and books that many of us have revisited, so I thought this would be an interesting thing to post. Being twenty years into the 21st century, I thinkContinue reading “10 Things That Still Hold Up in 2020”

Does The Hunger Games Go Too Far?

So Suzanne Collins’ newest book, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, was released ealier last week. Sarabeth’s only got a few pages left as of this writing, and I’ll be reading it soon, so look forward to a full review from us soon. I did some digging around on some of my older posts and foundContinue reading “Does The Hunger Games Go Too Far?”

How My Son and I Tested Positive

Like a lot of people in early 2020, I was furloughed from my job and was confined to my house in order to practice social distancing. I remember getting the phone call from my boss. I knew it was bad when he started off with: “I hate to be the bearer of bad news .Continue reading “How My Son and I Tested Positive”