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Life is crazy and amazing and wonderful and humiliating and uplifting and a trainwreck. I like to write about all of it. I love pop culture. I love to read. I love studying life, the world and people. I try to write a little something for everyone. I hope you find a tidbit you like. Comments are always welcome, I love conversations.

2019 Oscars: Song and Score

Original Score – I have been going back and forth between Black Panther and If Beale Street Could Talk.  My final pick will be: Black Panther.  However, I think there is a strong chance it will go to Mary Poppins. “BlacKkKlansman,” Terence Blanchard Terence Blanchard has composed 15 Spike Lee scores.  (Per “I’d forgotten that the nominations were coming out today and my wife said, ‘I’m so nervous,’ and I said, ‘Why? And she said, ‘The nominations.’ And then my daughter was []

HorrorFest: The Blob (1988)

All the spoilers all the time.  You have been warned! My Thoughts While Watching: Oh wow – Kevin and Matt Dillon could be twins, not just brothers. When the kids are sucking up the jello – the scene and the kids and mom all look like an actual commercial from the era. The tailgate party this teenager has is epic! Is it wrong that I love the color of the Blob? This movie is the reason why the thought of cleaning out []

Travel: Land of Oz – Beech Mountain, NC

There are times I amaze myself with the random odd findings of adventure. If I am traveling somewhere, I will pull up every site I can regarding that place and do my research.  I particularly love Roadside America stops.  I once made Mander ride with me to see a 20 foot duck on the side of the road in Flanders, NY.  For no other reason than to see a 20 foot duck.     That ability to find the random place to []