Spoilers, Predictions, and Other Hijinks

Ladies and gentlemen, as of this writing the date is January 16, 2016. The latest Star Wars offering has been out nearly a month, and has taken in what I’m guessing to be in the neighborhood of a record setting Powerball payout. Save for a passing mention of it in my 2016 dispatch of TharpSterLutions, I have yet to discuss it here on what should be your favorite website on the whole (or hole, take…

"Spoilers, Predictions, and Other Hijinks"

A Christmas Note

  Well there you go ladies and gentlemen.  The world is well on it’s way to hell in a hand basket.   Sony has stood up to the North Korean hackers in what can ultimately be described as a brilliant marketing scheme for a movie which for all intents and purposes (or tents and porpoises, take your pick) doesn’t deserve the hype.   Relations with Cuba are being normalized.   Canada is on the brink…

"A Christmas Note"

Blame It On The Video

With the recent decision by Sony to cancel the release of The Interview, the next step which needs to be taken is clear.   For those of you not in the know, The Interview is presented to us as the story of a couple of journalists who have managed to score an interview with North Korean leader and heir apparent to the cult of personality, Kim Jung Un.  In the course of the film, the…

"Blame It On The Video"

Why Don’t You Tell Me What’s Going On?

  It’s just after 2pm on a September Saturday afternoon.  If it were five years ago, I would be on a baseball field right now, coaching Junior and his fall ball team.  I would have disrespected the fact that the sun comes out in September, and subsequently would have sported a burn on the lower half of my face where my lid and shades didn’t offer protection. But it’s not five years ago.  It’s five…

"Why Don’t You Tell Me What’s Going On?"

My Stalker

Two points define a line and three confirm it. I may have stated that piece of mathematical brilliance here before. Even still, after the events of this morning in the lives of your favorite blogger and his beloved wife, I feel it necessary to elucidate that little nugget at least one more time. For what it’s worth, I used that word correctly. I used the ‘Look up’ function within my Microsoft software to verify that,…

"My Stalker"