Daily Archives: May 14, 2018

R.I.P. Actress Margot Kidder

‘Superman’ Star Dead at 69 Margot was at her home when she passed away, according to the spokesperson at Franzen-Davis Funeral Home in Livingston, MT. The cause of death is unknown at this point. I first saw her in Sisters, … Continue reading

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Never Be Contented

Google Books: The Railroad Telegrapher, Volume 16 Previously at Mike Cane’s xBlog: Our Founding Malcontents Previously here: Human Variables category

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Huh? What?

Google Books: The Standard Oil Company by Elbert Hubbard That was in 1910. Something must have changed since!

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1908 Humor (Oh, Behave!)

Google Books: A Bunch of Lemons Collected, Condemned and Cussed by A. Phew Lemons

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Weekend Review, May 11-13, 2018

I was forced into the city for an unplanned three-day weekend. Sightings: I lost count! I saw at least three electric unicycles (wait for the surprise!), several electric scooters (at least two were carbon fiber), and several electric skateboards, some … Continue reading

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The Genius Of Paul Greengrass

How One Movie Trilogy Ruined Action Films Forever Over one hundred years of moviemaking and it’s still possible to flex the medium into something new! Greengrass did that in his Bourne movies and few people appreciate it. The amount of … Continue reading

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The Age Of Amazements

Particle Physics Resurrects Alexander Graham Bell’s Voice An absolutely stunning accomplishment! Alexander Graham Bell’s voice (short), 1885

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Trump Extends Lifeline to Sanctioned Tech Company ZTE — Trump wants to tear down a wall. Wait. What? Why Traditional TV Is in Trouble — they screwed the pooch back in the 1970s with loud ads and too may ads. … Continue reading

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UK TV: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire — Oops!

Well, this has never happened before … When You Think You’re Right | Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? You can count on that show for surprises! Previously here: UK TV: Who Wants To Be A Millionaire — Thunderbirds UK … Continue reading

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