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Over my vacation, I discovered Google Play on my Android, and it’s shaping up to be a really solid streaming choice for film and television geeks like me.

Disclaimer:  I watch a lot of film and television because I produce the stuff and I learn from other craftsmen (with bigger budgets!), but unless I say so specifically, (more…)

Too Pure to Party

Perfection, not patriotism, is the last refuge of a scoundrel.

If you get in an argument about policy, or political choices, with a certain kind of churchman, and you hear the words, “we will never have justice until Jesus returns,” you can wager this bold blow for Captain Obvious is rooted in cowardice, or sloth, or both.  If the argument were (more…)

Do the Right Thing

“Do the right thing.”

..Thus admonished Morgan Freeman’s character, a New York judge, in Bonfire of the Vanities, as he faced down a mob of social justice vigilantes, bent on crucifying a wall street trader for a hit and run traffic accident. Morgan’s judge made the pronouncement as though the nature of that mandate were as clear as a bright red traffic light at (more…)