Ben Butera

A Warning From Charles Dickens

No doubt you’ve heard of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I have the book and have watched different movie versions all my life, but only in recent years have I noticed a tie-in to Faith and Reason in a

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Donald R. McClarey

The Many Deaths of Sean Bean

Video advisory for graphic Sean Bean death scenes:     He seems to die whenever he does not have his Chosen Men around him:  

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Donald R. McClarey

Tax Bill Open Thread

The usual open thread rules apply:  be concise, be charitable and, above all, be amusing.        

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Donald R. McClarey

The Vessel With the Pestle

Hands down the most hilarious sequence in all the films I have seen is the below from the Danny Kaye movie The Court Jester (1955). Hawkins: If I die, just pray that I die bravely. Witch: You’ll not die, you’ll not

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Donald R. McClarey

Chappaquiddick the Movie

Don’t get your hopes up, but based upon this trailer it may be possible that some posthumous justice will be served to the “Lion of the Senate”:     I recall a case I had when I was engaged in

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Donald R. McClarey

Star Wars Holiday Special

    Some things simply cannot be unseen no matter how strongly you wish that were possible.  From November 17, 1978.  For the masochists among our readers, the entire Holiday Special is available on You Tube.  It is amazing that

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