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BBC’s Ripper Street

Last year BBC America had it’s own program called Copper.  It’s a good show about cops and killers in New York in 1864.  Ripper Street is a BBC show that looks and feels a bit like Copper.  It’s the story

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Kill The Irishman

Good old fashioned gangster movie about the glory days of the Mob in Cleveland and one Danny Greene who remains in thorn in their side for several years.   The cast has a lot of regulars from other mobster movies,

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NNNNN by Carl Reiner

Carl Reiner will always be Alan Brady to me, the man who made Robert Petrie’s life so difficult on the Dick Van Dyke Show.  The fact that Carl Reiner’s glory days were about fifty  years before he wrote NNNNN gives

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Shop Class as Soulcraft

The story of a philosopher who seems a bit surprised that there are so few job openings at the Big Philosophy Companies and ends up becoming an electrician instead.   After discovering that being an electrician is not really his

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A Fistful of Vitamins

After a month or so on the UltraMind Solution diet and lifestyle plan, I am feeling much better.  Of course, feeling better is one of those things that is often hard to put a finger on.  I used to be

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