Why They Kneel

I am a Black male. Football has been a part of my life for 81% of my life.  I love the game, and will watch my Washington Huskies with pride this season.  The NFL is another issue.  The love of the game is lost.  There is too much decided about the game before the player […]

Ladybug is a Superhero

There’s never been a better time for your child to love ladybugs. Almost every article of clothing can be found in ladybug print. There is an adorable series of books starring Ladybug Girl. If your child loves ladybugs and superheroes there is a television series about a teenage girl who with a secret identity: she’s […]

Stop the Screaming ! ! !

There’s not much TV in my life these days. I’m bored with cop and detective and legal shows. I worked in hospitals so I don’t watch Doc-dramas. NOVA is still good stuff. I do watch some sports; oddball Euro stuff like bike racing, soccer, and just about anything that involves sliding down snow and ice […]

The Making of a Modern Gentleman

“Mark Twain 1907” (CC BY 2.0) by  FotoGuy 49057  There are two parts to this – the modern part and the gentleman part. We’re going to focus on the modern part. The reason for that is simple, it’s because what it takes to be a fully-fledged gentleman is the same today as it has always been. It has […]

The Most Realistic Snoke Theory

Who is Supreme Leader Snoke? Kylo Ren said he is wise which has many fans convinced he is Darth Plagueis. Some believe he is Palpatine. Some The Inquisitor from Rebels. The most recent theory is Grand Moff Tarkin. Others believe him to be Vader. The craziest theory aside from Jar Jar Binks as evil Sith […]

When Children’s Books Become Television Shows

Whenever a book is adapted for film, my initial reaction is disappointment. Can’t it just stay a book? More often than not, I watch the movie. More often than not, the book is better than the film. To be fair, I think novelizations of film are rarely as good as the movie. Movies should be […]