Grab Bag

I haven’t blogged in a while, and many things have occurred in the past month that I would like to write about. So instead of numerous posts that could simply go on and on, I decided to make a package of random thoughts. Bemidji The wife and I have moved to Bemidji, where I have…
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The Return Of ‘Community’

There are not a lot of shows that have endured the rollercoaster of setbacks and blow ups like NBC’s “Community.” Just within the past year, it lost its creator and the biggest name of the program’s ensemble cast. It’s no surprise to see Chevy Chase, who for three seasons played the crotchety elder of a…
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Larry David-ism

When “Seinfeld” came out in the early ’90s, it re-wrote the rules on how viewers react to characters. Having rewatched the series with a fresh pair of eyes last year, I saw just how revolutionary this show was. Sure, it had hilarious jokes that people in offices and workplaces all over still quote. But it…
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Arcade

Growing up, there was a place kids could go to waste money on mind-numbing entertainment. The arcade was a great place for lazy little fat kids like myself to unload our allowance for the week on video games at a place that was not our home. Those were the days. We had Nintendo, the 8-Bit…
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Neil Young’s Rambling Memories

I just finished Neil Young’s autobiography/memoir collection, “Waging Heavy Peace.” Like everything the rock legend has produced, even his book is a hit-and-miss affair. As a big fan of Young’s music, I went into this book with a lot of knowledge of his career. This book has many references a lot of casual fans will…
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