Monthly Archives: April 2023

Movie Review: Sisu

When watching a movie like this, it is probably easiest to think of the films that this Finnish production calls to mind. It features an indestructible hero, much like John Wick, who may often be down but is never out. … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastes 11:2: On The Pragmatic Benefit Of Generosity

This evening, I found myself with a request from a loyal reader of this blog to explain a single verse of the Bible, Ecclesiastes 11:2, which reads: “Give a serving┬áto seven, and also to eight,For you do not know what … Continue reading

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On The Freedom To Fail

To what extent is it a good thing to have the freedom to fail? One of the notable aspects of examining movie bombs is that those who are involved in any aspect of a failed movie suffer some sort of … Continue reading

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Album Review: Renaissance

Renaissance, by Beyonce I am not nor have I ever been a particular fan of Beyonce as a solo artist. For the most part, I generally enjoyed the music of Destiny’s Child and have enjoyed much of what I have … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Chevalier

Even by the low standard of historical films when it comes to historical accuracy, this film is pretty pathetic. The film’s existence, and certainly its design, owes more to the political requirements of the contemporary left than it does to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enchantment Of The World: Monaco

Enchantment Of The World: Monaco, by Martin Hintz This particular book is part of a series that gives plenty of information about smaller countries that are worth knowing about. Whenever I plan travel to obscure parts of the world, books … Continue reading

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On The Protection Of Speech, Silence, And Violence

Today I received an e-mail that sought to make the categorical argument that violence is not protected speech. Alas, that is not so, and it has never been so, and it is certainly not so in contemporary society or in … Continue reading

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Album Review: The Diamond Collection

The Diamond Collection, by Post Malone Those who are aware of the record label drama between Post Malone and his label over the release of Twelve Carat Toothache will likely rightly view this short album of only nine songs as … Continue reading

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Road Work

For three straight evenings, I have had the chance to observe lanes being closed and traffic being messed up along a road that I regularly drive on near where I live. On the first night, I was returning home from … Continue reading

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Grasping At Straws

This evening I sent a friend of mine a picture of a glass of water and a glass of iced tea on a table, both of them with straws in them. The first response of my friend was a question … Continue reading

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