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'Highlander: The Source' Final Nail in Franchise Coffin - OhmyNews International I just had to pick a few of the favorite quotes from this review. Most of the reviews I've readMore on 'Highlander: The Source'

I don't have a pet. Dog, cat, fish, bird, rock... nothing. That's not likely to change in the next 5-7 years, if ever. There are lots of reasons, actually, butWhy I don't have a dog

...there was with the angel a multitude of the heavenly host praising God, and saying... Glory to God - Merry Christmas to everyone! (I've sung Handel's Messiah a few times,And suddenly...

I'm going to revisit a couple of topics discussed here recently and then we'll hit some new topics. Well, after my last post I finished watching The Event. I stick withRevisitation and new worlds

Ever since "Ikea" popped up on one of my Pandora stations months ago, it's been one of my favorites. Every time I hear or see words like "Ikea," "Thor," or "Norsemen"Tuesday TubeWatch: Ikea and Jonathan Coulton

The Wachowski brothers have a firm grasp of visuals and a healthy respect for graphic novels. They also know how to write a script that challenges the viewer's perceptions ofReview: V for Vendetta

The movie lived up to the hype. And that's saying quite a bit. Jamie Foxx did an unbelievably good Ray Charles. By the end there were literally a couple of scenesReview: Ray

To steal a phrase from one of the judges, this show is "off the hook!" I don't like a lot of the "talent competitions" that are on TV. American Idol isReview: The Sing-Off

These are my site hits over the last week. [caption id="attachment_1897" align="aligncenter" width="234" caption="Before and after"][/caption] See if you can figure out when my most popular post ceased showing up on theThe power of Google

Today a guest post I wrote was published on the personal finance blog Gather Little by Little. Thanks to Glblguy for putting it up! I figured a couple people might wanderQuick overview for new visitors

Pixar has an amazing track record with its movies. The quality of animation is superb and their attention to story is a cut (or two) above most studios. Their worstReview: Brave

This is one of a series of articles I wrote for The Coalition of Awesomeness blog some time ago. The blog has since gone to an unfortunate (but very awesome)Who do you serve, and who do you trust?

Earlier this week, Gather Little by Little ran an article about Omaha Steaks, and how expensive it was in comparison to the grocery store. His calculations had the meat comingDoes steak cost less delivered in bulk?

Traveling across the 'net as part of this commentluv contest, I ran across this really interesting site that went around to different cities asking 50 random people on the street:What's your wish for today?

I can't remember precisely the last time somebody took a needle and jammed it into my gums multiple times. I can't remember the date, but I vividly remember the experience.My experience with the "c" word

7 movies my mother has to worry about (and a bunch more)

2012 has an impressive line-up of films. Time travel, mutation, gods, monsters, hobbits, technology, and sheer awesomeness all combine to create an almost inescapable desire to just set up an automatic withdrawal from my checking account to my local movie theater.

Almost.

As usual, but even more so this year, money is tight. Hard choices have to be made. I don’t know if I’m strong enough to make them, but I have to try. Last . . . → Read More: 7 movies my mother has to worry about (and a bunch more)

Review: Iron Man

Robert Downey Jr. has been touted as the perfect choice to play Tony Stark. When I first saw the trailer I was doubtful about that choice. I always pictured Stark as taller, and with a deeper voice. Now that I’ve seen the movie, I’m over that. He did a great job, and I really can’t think of any better choice. Excellent casting.

I’ve heard a lot of people saying this was the best superhero movie . . . → Read More: Review: Iron Man