Entertainment Reviews
Tue, 5 August 2008

Unforgiven (1992)

When I think of this movie I get a strange feeling. It was a departure from typical Hollywood fare (usually a good thing) but I don’t know that it was “revolutionary”. It was awarded “Best Picture” for 1992 which sort of amazes me but I…
ApologeticsArticles
Fri, 1 August 2008

Strange Flesh

About a month ago I did some training for the National Guard out of state. It lasted 3 weeks and I was looking forward to coming home. My wife picked me up at the airport and I was really looking forward to getting home, seeing…
Entertainment Reviews
Tue, 29 April 2008

Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

Wow. What I had hoped would be a sorely-needed, long-awaited Marine Corps version of Saving Private Ryan or Band of Brothers was, instead, the usual, obnoxious, annoying Hollywood fare. The movie opens to some guy singing acapella and it’s really annoying. It even sounds like…
Articles
Mon, 25 February 2008

The Northern Illinois University Shooting

On the 14th of February, “outstanding student” Steven Kazmierczak entered Cole Hall at Northern Illinois University, pulled out 2 handguns and a shotgun and started spraying the students with shot and bullets. Before putting an end to his own worthless life, he killed 5 students…
Articles
Sun, 3 February 2008

Joseph Smith or Muhammad?

Well…what an odd topic to christen the new site with. I guess I can thank the clean-cut young men who invaded my home 2 weekends ago and, again, today. When they surprised me last weekend, my first thought was how badly I wanted to see…
Entertainment Reviews
Sun, 21 January 2007

Enterprise (2001-2005)

Enterprise is one of those many Hollywood projects that makes me sigh, “Ah, what could have been…” So much wonderful entertainment potential, squandered on writers and creators without courage, insight or a military mind—an essential quality for the Star Trek “enterprise” and, really, it’s never…
Archived News
Tue, 27 June 2006

Is Bill Gates a Closet Liberal?

The money trail of his philanthropy suggests some clues to the political leanings of Microsoft’s founder. Andrew Leonard 27 June 2006 Salon.com In 1997, Bill Gates contributed $35,000 in support of a Washington state ballot initiative supporting gun control.  In 1993, he ponied up $80,000…
Entertainment Reviews
Sun, 27 November 2005

Kingdom of Heaven (2005)

Having greatly enjoyed Blackhawk Down, I thought I’d give Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven a chance. This was in spite of poor reviews from critics (whom I don’t follow) and enthusiasts alike. I stopped paying attention to the “critics” and their elitist drivel when they…