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My 4 Favorite Columnists in American Media

My 4 Favorite Columnists in American Media

(Photo: Peggy Noonan) Here are some my favorite American journalists who rarely fail to amaze me with their wit and erudition, powerful prose, and clarity of thought. Peggy Noonan She writes for the Wall Street Journal. Her Friday columns is a must reading for me. She used [Read More]

What Changes Your Personal Preferences?

What Changes Your Personal Preferences?

This has been on my mind for some time now. It is said that as you age, your taste buds change. As they change, we start to enjoy other foods and dislike ones that previously we had loved. There have been scientific studies conducted that support this and we, as a society, [Read More]

Brando, Bunuel, and the Meaning of a “Character”

Brando, Bunuel, and the Meaning of a “Character”

Marlon Brando upset a lot of people with his specific interpretation of the Nazi officer Lt. Christian Diestl in Edward Dmytryk's The Young Lions (1958). The politically incorrect Brando tried to infuse the Dieslt character with a heroic sub-text. He even suggested that [Read More]

Two Cultures, Revisited

Two Cultures, Revisited

One of the most influential books of the late '50s and '60s was a book called The Two Cultures and the Scientific Revolution by British scientist and novelist C. P. Snow. It basically lamented the lack of communication between the "two cultures" – [Read More]

CSI: Culture’s Sadistic Infection

CSI: Culture’s Sadistic Infection

Call it what you will, tv show creators are constantly stretching the boundaries of what society will accept and even enjoy. Some of you are thinking that this is going to be a moral rant, which it is, but it’s more than that. It’s an evaluation of pop [Read More]

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A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

Here is a tiny little film that barely earned $320,000 in total box-office receipts world-wide and screened only in 11 [Read More]

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

THE AMERICAN is a philosophical exercise on what constitutes “The Reality.” Can we tell what’s going on inside a [Read More]

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Going through my library this weekend, I came across an old copy of Harold Bloom’s classic, The Western Canon. [Read More]

Critics in Love

Critics in Love

This blog isn’t wont to dole out dating advice.  Thinking upon my own predicament trying to find romance, [Read More]

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The other day, I read an article in the New York Times regarding the American military’s turn to renewable [Read More]

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