Up the airy mountain, Down the rushy glen, We daren’t go a-hunting For fear of little men. – The Fairies, William Allingham “You see, nobody every goes in. Nobody ever comes out!” – The Tinker, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory I’d love to believe the radio silence on my web site caused as much… Continue reading Why Ask Why?
There aren’t any pitchforks wielded by the citizens in 1931’s Frankenstein. Even though the popular image of the angry, torch wielding mob originated with that film, it’s not entirely clear where pitchforks entered the picture. Nonetheless, pitchforks became synonymous with large crowds filled with overwhelming, and sometimes misplaced, rage. Today, the internet has made the… Continue reading The Lure of the Digital Pitchfork
Mickey’s Christmas Carol was my favorite Disney short cartoon as a kid. While I loved Lonesome Ghosts and Clockcleaners quite a bit, I absolute fell in love with the Disney retelling of the Dickens classic. It came on TV once with a Making Of feature that we recorded, and I remember almost wearing that tape… Continue reading Remembering Alan Young
Anywhere you look, you’ll find rivalries. Yankees vs. Red Sox. Marvel vs. DC. Coke vs. Pepsi. The list goes on and on, with the only certainty being that devout fans of one side have little, if anything, good to say about the other. Theme parks are no different. While people might have a particular favorite,… Continue reading Confessions of a Theme Park Atheist
While it might not yet bear anyone’s name, there’s one simple law that governs the internet: Everyone loves cat photos.
The term game changer gets overused too often. It’s become go to hyperbole for the ad industry and a crutch in rave reviews of films and video games. You could argue it’s become a meaningless buzz word at this point, as few things given the label live up to the hype.
That said, Comcast purchasing DreamWorks Animation is a game changer in every sense of the word.
The chief concern of the Just is the well being of the many; of least concern is himself
One who is Just shall harm no one, unless the lives of other are at stake
One who is Just shall help all those who require his aid, even his greatest foe
The values of the Just are Honor, Loyalty, Valor, Discipline, Faith and Humility
One who is Just shall judge not through words, but deeds
One who is Just shall give his life before violating a vow of honor
One who is just must always allow for the possibility that he is wrong