Monthly Archives: August 2015

Short Circuit: “Life is not a malfunction.”

“Number Five is alive!” I was very young when I first saw Short Circuit. But I never forgot this line from the film. For years afterward, I called the movie “Number Five Is Alive” because I did not know what … Continue reading

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This God-Forsaken Land

This “God-forsaken land,” they call it, As they gaze with pitying eye, “Nothing here but sand and sagebrush, And a vast expanse of sky.” – “We don’t know how you stand it,” These city folks declare, “How do you make … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Talisman Ring by Georgette Heyer

I am not usually interested in romantic fiction. The romantic fiction I typically enjoy has derring-do, villains of various and sundry levels of evil, the occasional explosion, and a hero and heroine who fall in love as they fight side … Continue reading

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Spotlight: Zoids – The Command Wolf

Glad to “see you on the battlefield” today, readers! This particular Spotlight! post is to showcase another zoid from the various Japanese animated series. This zoid is the Command Wolf. The Command Wolf is a light, agile, fast zoid which … Continue reading

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Vote for Your Favorite ZOID!

Here we go again, readers! Today’s poll concerns the Zoids I have occasionally posted about here on my blog. Most of these “mechanical combat units” (and non-combat units) are from my favorite zoids series: Zoids Chaotic Century. However, there are … Continue reading

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Great Movie Songs and Themes

Movies are not nearly as fun if they have bad music. Below are some songs from some of my favorite films. Enjoy! Later, The Mithril Guardian The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey – “Blunt the Knives” The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey … Continue reading

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