Question of the Week #208

If you came upon the scene of a terrible highway accident just after the ambulances arrived, would you stop to watch? Assume that your presence would neither help nor hinder the rescuers. Absolutely not. Because that is exactly why there are 10-mile backups on the highway every time there's even the smallest of accidents. Everyone … Continue reading Question of the Week #208

AFI #29 – Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity 1944 Directed by Billy Wilder Netflix says... Smitten insurance man Walter Neff plots the perfect murder with femme fatale client Phyllis Dietrichson: staging her husband's "accidental" death to collect double indemnity on his life insurance and absconding with the loot. It seems my fate to catch up on all the great film noir … Continue reading AFI #29 – Double Indemnity

Question of the Week #49

While parking late at night, you slightly scrape the side of a Porsche. You are certain no one else is aware of what happened. The damage is minor and would not be covered by insurance. Would you leave a note? There was a time when I would say no, I wouldn't. My logic would be … Continue reading Question of the Week #49

Question of the Week

If the person you were engaged to marry had an accident and became a paraplegic, would you go through with the marriage or back out of it? It's tough to say how I'd respond in that situation. I assume that if I was in love enough to be engaged to someone, then I'd be in … Continue reading Question of the Week

Freaking Out

This morning, before the sun rose, I woke up to make a trip to the bathroom. This is a normal thing. I stand up, a little disoriented from the fact that I've just opened my eyes for the first time in several hours. It's still fairly dark, but I know my way around the place … Continue reading Freaking Out