The Shootings -U.S. Mass Shootings Back on the Rise in 2021

It’s been really nice this past year to not hear about mass shootings every day but starting in January as the United States began to ‘re-open’ something else started back up again as well. Mass shootings. There have been hundreds of mass shootings in the USA since 2021 began....

Sabahata Nala – On Relating

Sabahata Nala On Relating Humanity is fundamentally a social species but with the confusing ability to act both socially in accordance with instinct and also independently and against instinctual behavior. This juxtaposition of opposite tendencies has kept humankind from evolving into a hive species with all of the dangers...

Brahma Kama – The Divine Work

WORK! For it is that for which you have been created. The divine work is your reason for being and awaits your energy and effort. That for which you have been made is not a mystery! You are not an ornament to adorn the garden of creation. You are...

The Revealed Word – Pragata Sabata

READ! You must read. This is the first and most important command. Words are twisted and meaning is disguised by those who harbor only thoughts of themselves and achieving power over their fellow humans at any cost. READ! And when you have read, do not be lured into temptation...

The Future is Coming – Get Ready for it!

  Aloha friends, I’m glad to be able to focus on positive changes to our future – there’s a link at the bottom that explains why the picture above is a happy one. Each week, I’ll send out a few links and maybe some thoughts on what is happening...

Bliss – Starring Owen Wilson and Selma Hayek (2021) – An Honest Review

I wasn’t sure what to expect from this Amazon produced movie. Warning, spoilers follow. The Plot:A troubled man with nothing to live for (Owen Wilson) and a pretty obvious prescription drug problem meets a homeless woman (Selma Hayek) who tells him that the world around him is all an...

Fellini’s 8 1/2: An Honest Review

  8 1/2 Federico Fellini’s film 8 ½. It was not what I expected. It was marvelous. It was the story of a man who is looking at his life and trying to figure out if he has what he wants or even more importantly, what it is that...

Film on Film as Life on Life

Film on Film as Life on Life Watching a great film can give a person insights into the existence they lead. That may be the key to why human beings are willing to spend as much time as we do sitting in darkened theatres or immobilized on couches during...

Five Seasons of Fellini – Amarcord

Five Seasons of Fellini   If you are no longer a teenager, think back to the time when you were. If you were to pick one significant year from that time and make it into a movie, who are the people, what are the images, and what are the...

The Life Aquatic: An Honest Review

The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou gets four stars from me. What an all around enjoyable movie! Everything about this movie was satisfying. The costumes were great. As ridiculous as they were, I found myself wanting to wear one. The acting was perfectly over the top. Angelica Houston, Owen...

Welcome to the Liberators

Welcome to the Liberators   “Welcome to the Liberators!” It is painted on a brick wall as Antonia and her daughter walk into a Dutch village that Antonia grew up in in the movie Anotonia’s Line, directed by Marleen Gorris. While the message is clearly meant for Allied troops...

Weekly Trump Virus Totals – 1/31/2021

1/31/21 Global total cases: 103,299,266 still about 5 million bew cases recorded per week Deaths: 2,232,959 avg 14,162 per day about the same as last week’s 14,133 Deaths/million: 286.5   US total cases: 26,666,986 roughly 1 million new cases Deaths: 450,507 avg 3,256/day slightly up from 3166 last week...

Why We Fight and Joyeux Noel : Two quick honest reviews

Why We Fight and Joyeaux Noel – 2 quick reviews Why We Fight is a powerful look at the military industrial complex and the imperialism of the United States since Eisenhower. Definitely one sided, but really, there only is one side to what has happened to the United States...

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown- an short honest review In terms of keeping you on the edge of your seat wondering what is going to happen next, this movie gets a perfect score. It was amusing, well scripted, and pleasantly captured the sense of nervous tension...

Richard III – Evil Evil England – An Honest Review

Richard III: Evil Evil England  A Review of Richard III (1998) starring Ian Mckellen and Annette Bening When one looks at the United Kingdom, one naturally expects to find certain things. Among these are crumpets, tea, drivers sitting on the right hand side of automobiles, double-deck buses, and a...

Stumbling in Darkness and Avoiding the Fall

Aloha, I’m incredibly grateful to have been wrong. Donald Dump didn’t destroy the world or even the United States of America. It would seem that we were all granted a reprieve. The Biden administration seems thus far to be capable, diverse, and thoughtful in how it is going to...

Trump Virus Update – 1/24/2021

The CDC has changed some of the way that deaths are counted which in the USA has lowered the daily average from about 4000/day to closer to 3000/day. These numbers are still political and still really can’t be trusted even with a new administration. It’s too soon for the...

Revenge of the Shit errr Sith

  Originally published May 24, 2005 I just got back from seeing the movie everyone is talking about…is it just me or did that movie totally suck? Sith and Shit have the same letters and this movie was shit. Pure and simple. Bad acting, no suspense, completely implausible scenes...