Monthly Archives: February 2011

Arsenic, Strychnine and a Pinch of Cyanide

Come see “Arsenic and Old Lace” at DreamWrights Youth and Family Theatre April 6-9! “Arsenic and Old Lace” is a hilarious comedy involving two nice, sweet, happy, homicidal old ladies and a rather twisted family as they struggle to figure … Continue reading

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Discovering ‘Lost’

Recently I began watching the highly praised TV series “Lost,” which ended its sixth and final season last year. Its likeness to William Golding’s “Lord of the Flies” turned me away from it at first, but after watching a few … Continue reading

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Where are we headed?

Where are we headed? As I sit inside my house, warm and cozy typing away on my computer, this question haunts me. What will the world be like for the next generation? Will there be cars? Will there be airplanes? … Continue reading

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Musicals, here I come!

It’s almost musical weekend in York County! There are many musicals to choose from this weekend. There’s Eastern’s “Once Upon A Mattress,” Spring Grove’s “Into the Woods,” Central’s “Guys and Dolls,” Dover’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Suburban’s “Beauty … Continue reading

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My Oscar Opinions

There are just a few things about the 2011 Academy Awards that I feel need to be said. First, I was thrilled to see Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross take the Oscar for best original score. In all honesty, the … Continue reading

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Picking (and picking on)

A couple days ago, I was picked on by an old man. He made jokes about how I was young and how I didn’t know anything. He especially made fun of me for not knowing about the music of his … Continue reading

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How to peel a hard-boiled egg

How many times have you tried to peel a hard-boiled egg and failed miserably? Almost every time I peel eggs, at least one of the egg shells sticks to the egg, and I end up wasting part of the egg … Continue reading

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Actors, Actresses and Best Picture, oh my!

If anyone but Natalie Portman would have won I would have thrown my remote through the window across from my couch. She did the most fantastic job in “Black Swan” and deserves all this praise and more. Colin Firth! Colin … Continue reading

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I’d like some Award Show with my time fillers.

I’m finished being underwhelmed and unamused by the antics surrounding the awards, such as bad jokes by the hosts and presenters.

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Screenplay Stuff

Boo for “The Social Network” winning best adapted screenplay, but I guess that is the one thing I could appreciate about the movie. More importantly, “The King’s Speech” winning best screenplay is a win for respectable movies that are little … Continue reading

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