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The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars “The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” Cassius tells Brutus in Shakespeare’s play Julius Caesar. Cassius is urging his friend into action, telling him that there … Continue reading

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Shine On Sarah

Shine On Sarah Like many others, I didn’t really know who Sarah McLauchlan was until after her 1997 Surfacing. Surfacing was a reference to the 1972 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. In the novel the female narrator is … Continue reading

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Daredevil

Daredevil Ben Affleck played Matt Damon’s best friend in Good Will Hunting. Despite him taking the smaller role in the script they both wrote, I still noticed him. For some reason I didn’t really notice him in Dazed and Confused, … Continue reading

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George Lucas

George Lucas George Lucas came to my attention in 1988. That was the year that I saw Willow. I knew of him from Star Wars. Although I liked Star Wars, it hadn’t captured my imagination like Willow did. Star Wars … Continue reading

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J.J. Abrams

J.J. Abrams J.J. Abrams first came to my attention back in 2001 with the success of Alias. The Metaphysical Journey of Sydney Bristow caught my imagination, and so it was only natural that I was curious about her creator. About … Continue reading

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Person of Interest

  Person of Interest “Eternal Vigilance is the Price of Liberty,” is often attributed to Thomas Jefferson. However, it was John Philpot who first said, “The condition upon which God hath given liberty to man is eternal vigilance, which if … Continue reading

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The Americans

April 17, 2014 Spy Vs Spy Spy vs Spy is a comic strip in Mad Magazine, but it seemed appropriate this week. I’ve been watching The Americans. The Americans is an FX show that began May of 2013. It stars … Continue reading

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