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Hungry For Change

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                                I’m a life-long carb-o-holic.  As a child, our house usually had home-baked cakes, cookies or pies hanging around.  Homemade ice cream was a summer staple.  I have always measured the holidays by what candy was my favorite for that […]

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Red Tails – the film even George Lucas almost couldn’t make

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George Lucas, producer director of some of the most profitable films in Hollywood history (Star Wars, Indiana Jones, etc), has been working on Red Tails, an action-packed, special effects-laden World War II movie for 23 years. He paid for it himself. He figured a studio would eventually come in and pay for distribution and publicity. […]

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18 Films to Trick and Treat You

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The season is upon us. The time for spiders (Don’t ya’ hate walking through a spider web, ewwwww, creepola!!!) and bats (They mine bat poop (guano)…. Who knew?!), ghosts (See, I told you to get out in the sun a little more!!!) and werewolves (They leave me howling!). Let’s not forget vampires (They’re the ones […]

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When Old Men Were Young

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I lived during that time when old men were young… John William Strobel III I guess it’s not fair to talk so much about the “good old days” today. Those of you who were not around then are probably feeling a little left out, and well you should. There is a special recognition that goes […]

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Seasons of Love

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Our lives are finite.  They may be long, short, or somewhere in between.  Jonathan Larson could not know he would live just until the day before his Broadway hit, Rent, premiered.  But, without knowing just how limited they were, he made the moments he had count.   Visit Brooke’s website here. Please share this story!

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Elizabeth Taylor: Actress, Philanthropist, Woman, Friend

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Elizabeth “Liz” Taylor dead at 79!!! That headline greeted me as I awoke on Wednesday March 23, 2011. It immediately brought back memories of that wonderful lady and our short time together. She was a world renowned actress while I was a lowly journalist trying to make a living in the fledgling television news industry […]

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The Book vs The Movie

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I get a lot of questions about this one. Q: What did I think of the movie version of Pay It Forward? A: I thought the book was better. Then again, I would, wouldn’t I? When I say that, just about everybody says the same thing: “Oh, the book is always better than the movie.” […]

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Operation Small Axe

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Editorial Note: This video trailer for the film Operation Small Axe is a follow-up to the article last week from Adimu Madyun. Adimu has followed events in Oakland for years and has created this documentary film to bring a picture of apparently ingrained police racism and rising community resistance to the idea of continuing victimhood. […]

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Five Minutes of Heaven: A film review

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Every time I’m tempted to believe I’ve encountered a model of healing that will work for people who have been seriously damaged by oppression I’m slapped upside the head by a reminder of just how difficult healing is. In Ireland during the 1970′s, Catholics and Protestants were attacking and killing each other. People were dying […]

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And the nominees for Best Picture are…

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iPhones use the DOWNLOAD link to listen The magic of excitement brews as the lights going down in the theater. The swell of the music fills our ears. Then, on the screen, rushing colors and images fly by. We become mesmerized, hypnotized by the expanse before us. A great film is compelling. It captivates us. […]

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