Category Archives: culture

Potter Revisited

READERS, BEWARE! THIS POST IS TEXT ONLY! IF YOU DON’T LIKE TO READ, IF YOU DO NOT CARE FOR HARRY POTTER, CEASE AND DESIST NOW. READING THIS WILL GIVE YOU NO PLEASURE! NO PICTURES, JUST WORDS!!!!!!!!! (NOT THAT THERE’S ANYTHING WRONG … Continue reading

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“The plane, the plane!”

The other night I made a post wherein I paraphrased a quote from John Irving’s 1981 novel, The Hotel New Hampshire, and stated: “It’s easy to keep passing the open windows, but it’s getting harder & harder to keep passing … Continue reading

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Reigning Men

Back during the holidays (see The First Annual Las Vegas Gourmet Holiday Dinner), Thistle and I took it upon ourselves to tabulate the great actors and actresses of the cinema. After great anguish and debate, rending of garments and tearing … Continue reading

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Award Winning Parties

Tayreze asked: WWJD – Do you have any suggestions for Oscar fare? That is an interesting question and a timely one, as the Oscars will be upon us in less than a week. Oscar fare suggests an Oscar party, which … Continue reading

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Below the Cream Line

A couple posts ago, I offered Thistle’s and my top 10 actresses, and noted how difficult it was to come to our final conclusions. Everyone on the list has played an integral part in our lives, for better or for worse; … Continue reading

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The First Annual Las Vegas Gourmet Holiday Dinner

It began with two days of shopping and cooking. Thistle wanted to throw a holiday party for friends, co-workers and neighbours, and solicited my assistance. We prepared Mrs Robinson’s Turkey (see previous post, A Truly Noble Bird); Roast Stuffed Loin … Continue reading

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AFI Can Suck It

At Thistle’s Christmas party, we did not simply cook for 16 hours, we determined to make a list of the great film actresses of sound cinema history. Clearly, any compilation of this kind is clearly a subjective one, and anyone … Continue reading

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