Book Review: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Liane Mariarty’s Big Little Lies is a masterful work of fiction about the residents of an Austrailian beach community. Nothing is quite what it seems to be and everyone has a secret.  As the book opens, someone has died. Who,… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Cold Moon by Jeffery Deaver

The Cold Moon by Jeffery Deaver My rating: 3 of 5 stars The The Cold Moon , seventh in the Lincoln Rhyme series is a good solid mystery/procedural. I love the Rhyme character and the criminal forensic focus of the… Continue Reading

Westworld Then and Now

There are striking style differences between the 1973 era movie and the 21st century HBO production. The sexuality and violence in the movie is quite tame for today’s pay TV standards. But aside from that, there is a fundamental difference in… Continue Reading

Book Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

Andy Weir’s book, The Martian, is the perfect book for me. It is a topic I am passionate about, written in a style that I find appealing, and contains loads of geeky science that I find fascinating. Therefore it should… Continue Reading

Draft Day: Movie Night with the Jacksonville Jaguars

The Jacksonville Jaguars are attempting to engage fans year round and provide ticket value to their season ticket holders. This year they have started a program called Jags365 which promises to have year round engagement with their season ticket holders.… Continue Reading

More Disney Magic

So after a magic night at Disney we headed back to the Magic Kingdom on Friday for a few hours. The weather was really brisk and our first stop after taking an open air boat from the Wilderness Lodge to… Continue Reading

A magical Night

I really didn’t know what to expect from visiting the Magic Kingdom at night but  whatever it was it didn’t come close to matching the reality. The weather cleared up at the exact right time and we walked into the… Continue Reading

How I learned to Love Ira Glass

A few years ago while driving around town on a Saturday afternoon,  my wife and I tuned the radio to NPR and caught the first few minutes of the radio show This American Life. The narrator, Ira Glass, has a… Continue Reading

Movie Review: Man of Steel – Google Play Version

So +Jeanne Sutton and I watched Man of Steel on Google Play this week. I really can’t figure out why this movie got the support it did. This could be the second worst superhero movie I’ve ever seen (comfortably ahead of that… Continue Reading

A Birthday Night at the Alhambra

One day a few weeks ago quite by happenstance I discovered that the Alhambra Dinner Theatre was currently performing Driving Miss Daisy.  I am a huge fan of the movie staring Morgan Freeman and Jessica Tandy.  As luck would have… Continue Reading