Tag Archives: books

Is My Good Opinion, Once Lost, Lost Forever?

Something has been on my mind this week concerning food. Perhaps it’s a luxury to even have this problem, but I still wonder if it’s either a virtue or a vice. And I think, even though it’s about food, it … Continue reading

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A Book That Makes Me Cry on Every Page

Few pieces of entertainment have the power to make me cry. For example, the scenes in Beauty and the Beast (1991) where the Beast releases Belle and she returns just in time to watch him die always draw tears from … Continue reading

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I Think I Know What Aslan Said to Puzzle at the End of The Last Battle

In the final chapter of the final book in The Chronicles of Narnia, The Last Battle, something mysterious happens. I’m not talking about the destruction of the old Narnia, the sudden super-speed of the humans, their ability to run up … Continue reading

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I’m a Fan of Emma

This isn’t going to be a typical article for me. It’ll be more personal because I’ll delve into my wife’s private life, while also being outside my wheelhouse because I’ll be reviewing a play instead of a movie. But I … Continue reading

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Swallowing My Pride

Humility is not an easy quality to achieve or maintain. I was bullied a lot as a child, and it hardened me to the point that I thought I was uniquely deserving of sympathy and that other people were responsible … Continue reading

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The Giver and Passing on Knowledge to the Young

Last week I did something I had never done before. I responded to an email I received out of the blue and interviewed its author. You see, I get a lot of emails from people telling me about this or … Continue reading

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6 Movies Contained Within The Fountainhead

The Fountainhead was first published in 1943, and it’s had quite an impact ever since. Its story is so epic and contains so many elements that entire films have been made about plot points that are only small parts of … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Had an Idea That No One Else Has Had Before?

Have you ever had an idea that no one else has had before? An original thought that you were the first to come up with. An overlooked detail only you noticed. I ask because I recently rewatched A Beautiful Mind, … Continue reading

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Ayn Rand Predicted the NPC Meme 75 Years Ago

If you’ve never heard of a real-life non-playable character (or NPC), here is a video that explains it quite well:

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Pride and Prejudice at The Office

I enjoy good books and witty TV shows. And wouldn’t you know it, I found that two of my favorite pieces of entertainment that fall into these two categories resemble each other in surprising detail. Many of the characters in … Continue reading

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