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Posted on January 8 at 2:15 p.m. (Suggest removal)


From: The Proposal

Posted on December 2 at 4:25 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I like this idea a lot.

From: Black Friday view a bit brighter

Posted on October 16 at 11:52 a.m. (Suggest removal)

I would say the stuff with Desi is a weakness in both the film and the book, though it's better handled in the book - you get more of the backstory. His appearance is something of a deus ex machina - a way to bring the story to its conclusion and perhaps make Amy seem a little more sympathetic, as Desi is a creepy weirdo.

From: Watching “Gone Girl”

Posted on October 14 at 5:26 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Good point - injuries and deaths caused by bears are extremely rare, as bears are unlikely to attack humans unless provoked. If you're in bear territory, you should make sure your food is properly stored, as food will attract bears, especially if they are hungry.

From: Best to leave bears be

Posted on August 15 at 3:54 p.m. (Suggest removal)

That entire Marvin Gaye album is excellent. I was just listening to it the other day.

From: Top 10 songs

Posted on July 17 at 5:21 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I'm sure different business owners would give different reasons for owning cameras, but most businesses seem to use them for security purposes - to film or possibly deter intruders. There's a new camera at a local business with a sign that says "Smile, you're on candid camera" or something like that - obviously, this business wants people to know there's a camera on the property. Most business cameras are focused on public streets, or the business property. They capture activity on a public street, which is totally legal, or on their own property, which is legal, too.

For a sense or a possible privacy violation posed by a flying drone, check out this story from Ulster County:

From: Drones overhead a little creepy

Posted on July 17 at 10:27 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Yes, I think you're right. Players have the right to go where you want. ESPN obviously thought it was a good idea to air the Decision, and the ratings proved them right. But it seems to me that the past four years has given him some perspective, and changed his goals somewhat. The fact that he would go back to Cleveland after experiencing all Miami had to offer suggests that he places really value on family and home.

From: LeBron Goes Home

Posted on February 21 at 12:49 p.m. (Suggest removal)

I almost included The Flame. Great song. The Poison power ballad I once liked, but can no longer stand, is "Every Rose Has Its Thorn." It popped up on a lot of the lists I looked at. I guess everybody has their favorite power ballads!

From: Top 10 Power Ballads

Posted on August 21 at 11:45 a.m. (Suggest removal)

It does seem like online security controls might be a little better in the future. However, I did really like the heist scene, where they download the data from William Fichtner's head. But the whole data theft aspect of the film is just another plot point that might have been better if Blomkamp had fleshed it out, rather than cramming it in to a movie already stuffed with ideas.

From: Watching “Elysium”

Posted on July 24 at 10:25 p.m. (Suggest removal)


From: Not a ‘foodie’

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