Category Archives: Entertainment Reviews

That’s no Science Guy

PBS had an episode of POV the other night focusing on Bill Nye. Nye has had an interesting career.  In the 1990’s, he was the famed goofy science guy who did experiments, including throwing things off the roof of a … Continue reading

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A march and a movie

Friday was the annual March for Life, and throughout much of the morning, I followed a couple of different feeds reporting from the March, particularly the LCMS feed.  At lunch time, I was able to watch some of the speeches … Continue reading

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Real life doesn’t make real good movies

The last two movies I have seen are Sully and Deepwater Horizon.  Both are movies recounting recent events: one the landing of a passenger jet on the Hudson River, and the other the explosion of a BP oil well in … Continue reading

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Star Wars needs closure

Yesterday, the world awoke and logged into their favorite social media sites and were greeted with the trailer for the latest Star Wars movie – Rogue One. The movie will serve essentially as a prequel to Episode IV, which begins … Continue reading

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It all comes back to Sammy

During my first month as a student at Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, I took the Myers Briggs Personality Test. I then spent the next 3½ years dealing with the results of that test in various forms. The constant assumption in … Continue reading

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Brackets of the cross

How does your NCAA bracket look? If it is anything like mine, it probably has a lot of x’s on it.  I watched quite a bit of college basketball this year, and yet, I underestimated the abilities of some teams.  … Continue reading

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Someone finally gets it.

If you haven’t seen the newest commercials for J-Date, you do not know what you are missing. The commercials, aimed to attract single Jewish men and women to a dating site, depict how hard it can be to find someone … Continue reading

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