Category Archives: Entertainment

Banned

“An attack upon our ability to tell stories is not just censorship – it is a crime against our nature as human beings.”–Salman Rushdie Whenever someone issues an edict or warning with the aim of preventing me from reading something, … Continue reading

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Subliminal Communication

While rummaging through a cache of old audio cassette tapes, I came across several subliminal self-hypnosis tapes I have not listened to for several years. Although I’m now skeptical of their efficacy, back in the 1980s, I believed they could … Continue reading

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On Radio Day

One day, long ago, a fellow media arts student once quipped that I had a good face for radio. I didn’t know if I’d been complimented or broadsided, so I responded with a smile. My chosen profession did not require … Continue reading

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Car Show

There was a community car show at the shopping center a couple of weeks ago. It had been a few years since the last time I’d attended one, so I decided to check it out. I prefer to visit car … Continue reading

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Offensive

One of the new employees at the thrift store sported a tee-shirt that was emblazzoned with “Warning Offensive”. I was not offended at all by the shirt nor the young man wearing it. I did a double-take and could only … Continue reading

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Upon Hearing HAL’s Song

For the umpteenth time, I watched Stanley Kubrik’s “2001: A Space Odyssey”. This occured during a lull in activity this past weekend. The scene in which HAL the computer is being shut down became the prompt for today’s short post. … Continue reading

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Through Others’ Eyes

Ever since a young age, I’ve loved reading historical novels and non-fiction about olden times. The accounts written by people who actually experienced the events in the books are the most captivating of all. I feel as if those books … Continue reading

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