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If you’ve ever listened to “Rocky Raccoon” and wished for a longer story, Gun and a Hotel Bible could be the film for you. One of the two characters is Gideon’s Bible, brought to life by actor and writer Daniel Floren. I am the uncle of Alicia Joy LeBlanc, one of the film’s two directors. […]

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I know it was happening in Discovery, but Discovery was a spiritless effort to cash in on a franchise in a crass and artless fashion. The Starbucks in the narthex. I approached the second season in the spirit of, it can’t stay this bad, and of course it didn’t. After the second episode I didn’t […]

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To be a NeverTrumper this week, you have to hold two ideas in your head simultaneously. 1. Donald Trump colluded with Russia so he could become president and serve as Vladimir Putin’s puppet and in return Putin would let him build a skyscraper in Moscow. 2. Trump colluded with the anti-Russian president of the anti-Russian […]

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The first story is Robert Heinlein’s The Year of the Jackpot.  A consulting statistician with the unlikely name of Potiphar Breen observes that many strange social trends are on a strong upswing.  One such trend:  young women removing all their clothes in public.  Potiphar sees one such disrobing in process, shoos away the police, covers […]

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*While you were all off watching the State of the Union, I held back for the highlights. **Be aware that Aaron Sorkin is a super-liberal guy with super-liberal tendencies that come out in his characters in multiple ways. While I never write a movie review from a position of dismissiveness (if I did that I’d […]

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Jim Geraghty of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America cheer Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke for taking steps towards allowing energy exploration and development on more than 90 percent of the Outer Continental Shelf.  They also fume at President Trump for taking a week when he could be highlighting his support of Iranian protesters, the Dow crossing 25,000 and expanding American energy production and instead ranting about nuclear button sizes and trying to order a book publisher not to release a book critical of his presidency.  And they laugh at the liberals in the media and beyond who believed an online parody – about Trump being obsessed with the “Gorilla Channel” up to 17 hours at a time – was actually in that new book.