I'm a big fan of the Timehop app. It's so nice to be reminded of things that happened on this day in my personal social media history. Sometimes it jogs my memory and helps me to remember where I was and what I was doing as far back as 10 years ago. It also reminds … Continue reading What Happened to That Guy?
If you began to be very attracted to someone of another race, how would your behavior differ from what it would be toward someone of your own race? This is a stupid question. I can almost guarantee, based on 20+ years of post-adolescent experience, if I like a girl, I'm pretty much going to act … Continue reading Question of the Week #138
In the Heat of the Night 1967 Directed by Norman Jewison Netflix says... Philadelphia detective Virgil Tibbs (Sidney Poitier) helps a redneck Southern sheriff (Rod Steiger) solve a murder in this fascinating study in racism that still strikes a resonant chord today. Steiger won a Best Actor Oscar for his performance as the put-upon sheriff … Continue reading AFI 75: In the Heat of the Night
I guess I don't need to explain what this post will be about. The title is fairly self explanatory. But, if you haven't been able to surmise from my most recent Question of the Week or yesterday's ranking of previous birthday parties, my birthday is this Sunday. And while there have been some friends who … Continue reading 10 Things I Want for My Birthday
Do the Right Thing 1989 Directed by Spike Lee Netflix says: What begins as an uproarious comedy evolves into a provocative, disquieting drama as director Spike Lee chronicles trivial events that bring festering racial tensions to the surface on a sweltering day in a largely black Brooklyn neighborhood. After a number of minor misunderstandings--and an … Continue reading AFI #96 – Do the Right Thing