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The Last Airbender's current ranking on RottenTomatoes.com? 6% Six percent. In other words, atrocious. Worse than 94% of all movies rated. Horrible. A steaming pile of excrement. Your mother would slapReview: The Last Airbender

(This will be a short one, but only because I'm tired. No reflection on the movie.) The Upside of Anger is about a woman full of anger and the effect sheReview: The Upside of Anger

There are a lot of challenges that instructional designers and trainers face in developing and delivering courses in a corporate environment. For instance, usually there is barely time to getChallenge students?! Are you crazy?!

I spent this weekend in a house owned by my family in the mountains. We do this a few times a year. My father's family had been coming to thisThe day I was chased by a tree - a lesson viscerally learned

It's time for my annual(ish) list of movies I want to catch this year. Strap in and let the trailers wash over you like pure adrenalin. (Not that I know whatMovieWatch 2013

Okay, after my last post I got sucked into the world of lightsabers on YouTube and ran across these two series: Three in the Afternoon (and the upcoming sequel, Six inMore Jedi Fighting

A couple years back, I ran across this Star Wars fan film. It's still one of my favorites. The coolest thing about it is that it's a completely original story,Tuesday TubeWatch: Free lightsabers in the real world

I'm trying out a new theme. There are definitely pieces of it I really like, but it's a radical change from what I'm used to. The biggest thing that mightYour opinion: new theme?

Last night, my wife and I watched Star Trek: Nemesis on Syfy (I can't type that without thinking "dumbest name ever"). For those who are a bit forgetful, I'll remind youMy marriage's "Nemesis"

I knew a few phrases from maybe 3 or 4 Johnny Cash songs before I saw this movie. I knew he had gone to prison (though I wasn't sure why),Review: Walk the Line

Given my erratic posting schedule lately no one would probably notice the hole, but I'm going where the internet doesn't reach for a few days so there won't be anyThe Sounds of Silence

It's possible that you've noticed that I don't post a lot here anymore. This blog has admittedly fallen mostly into disuse. This should not be a surprise to anyone. It occursWhere I've been

Just in case you missed it, the direct-to-DVD continuation of the Stargate SG-1 Ori storyline, "The Ark of Truth," is to be released next Tuesday, March 11th. You can apparentlyStargate: The Ark of Truth

In the 7 day challenge, today's topic is: Answer one question I think people visiting my blog may have. Let's be honest: I have no idea what question you guys/gals mayHow geeky are you, really? - 7 day challenge

If you were the head of a movie company, which movies would you choose to spend $1.5 million per 30 seconds to advertise during the Super Bowl—an event watched primarilyTuesday TubeWatch: Super Bowl Movie Roundup

Tuesday TubeWatch: You are being taxed to watch this

(Well, I assume that the cost of internet access is taxed everywhere, but maybe not. If you don’t get taxed for that… congratulations.)

I was doing my taxes this weekend, so I figured now was as good a time as any for a tax related post. So here you go… a song about taxes. Enjoy.

And ’cause I’m generous, here’s a bonus song! (I know, I know… I’m a giver, what can I say?)

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