My Favorite Movies #45 – Independence Day

Independence Day 1996 Directed by Roland Emmerich Quick synopsis...¬†When aliens in an enormous spacecraft suddenly arrive in Earth's atmosphere and start blowing things up, it falls to a cocky pilot (Will Smith) and a goofy scientist (Jeff Goldblum) to save the planet from total destruction. With plenty of action, special effects sequences and pithy one-liners, … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #45 – Independence Day

Why We Should Celebrate on July 3

My fellow Americans, happy Independence Day! What have you got going on today? Cook out in the back yard? Alien invasion movie double feature? Fireworks after sunset? Maybe you decided to sleep late this morning. If that's what you wanted to do on the 4th of July, that's your right. You know why? Because this … Continue reading Why We Should Celebrate on July 3

No, I Didn’t Go See Fireworks Tonight

To all of my fellow Americans, happy Independence Day! If fireworks are your thing, I hope you are having a lovely evening watching all those explosions in the sky. Personally, I'm just as content sitting at home reading or watching a movie or obsessing over the Big Brother live feeds. It's not that I actively … Continue reading No, I Didn’t Go See Fireworks Tonight

Six Fictional Presidents I Would Rather See Win This Year’s Election

Look, I generally make it a point to avoid talking about politics on my blog. But I can confidently say that I am struggling with this year's presidential election. For reasons which are my own, I have a very difficult time supporting either of the major party candidates. For anyone who knows me even a … Continue reading Six Fictional Presidents I Would Rather See Win This Year’s Election