Monthly Archives: August 2012

Clint Eastwood: I still believe in heroes!

Some people would call Clint Eastwood’s performance at the RNC stage in Tampa last night a sorry display from an old man who’s lost his mind. I am not one of those people. Instead I offer this alternate theory. It’s … Continue reading

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A few words to everyone still thinking about sitting out this election.

For the last few days I’ve been busting my balls trying to write a long and complicated blog post trying to convince people that they need to get off their asses and vote this year. But you know something? The … Continue reading

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Hurricane Issac. Haiti, The GOP and God.

Eli’s coming…No, actually, it’s Issac. As Tropical Storm Isaac swirls in the Caribbean — becoming more powerful mile by mile — it threatens to unleash disaster once again on vulnerable and often unaware Haitians by Friday night. The possibility of stinging rain … Continue reading

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Todd Akin, “Legitimate Rape”, and the tough call.

This afternoon, Missouri Senate candidate and rape definer John Akin tweeted this. I apologized but the liberal media is trying to make me drop out. Please stand w/ me tonight by signing my petition at http://www.akin.org/still-standing  That led to this response from … Continue reading

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NETFLIX PICK OF THE WEEK: “Starcrash”.

Remember a few weeks ago when I wrote about “Battle Beyond the Stars”? Back in the good old days, (Pre Internet and On Demand streaming video.) when one was struck with insomnia, the closest thing to a remedy would be … Continue reading

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A word of advice to parents who want to take their kids to the Oogieloves movie…

May I offer the following alternatives for your children that they will enjoy more. “The Court Jester” with Danny Kaye and Angela Lansbury. (1954.) “The Adventures of Robin Hood” with Errol Flynn, Basil Rathborn and Olivia de Havilland. (1938.) “The Red … Continue reading

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Todd Akin…What the hell?

What the hell kind of fuckery is this? (CNN) – U.S. Rep. Todd Akin, who won Missouri’s GOP Senate primary earlier this month and will face incumbent Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in November’s general election, said Sunday that he misspoke when … Continue reading

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Camera test. Prognosis…Mostly Positive.

As you can tell from the above video, the camera’s image quality is pretty solid.  The frame rate on the manual setting in low light. (The inside of the shop.) was kind of funky but everything else looks great. Right … Continue reading

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Treading water…

The new camera arrived today.  And the first thing I noticed was how tiny it was. I mean, I knew I wasn’t getting a giant, shoulder mounted thing but I didn’t think it would be the size of a snack … Continue reading

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New Camera and (No.) New Project. (Updated.)

For the last few months, I’ve been debating whether I should update my camera equipment. The one I have now shoots fine but the picture quality is…Well, look for yourself. Not a terrible image but compared to a lot of … Continue reading

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