Not exactly an alluring title, I guess. But for the most part, I find the Star Wars spinoffs uninspiring. Maybe I’m just an old guy stuck on the original trilogy, but I do find them the best of the lot. Solo was no exception to my general lack of enthusiasm for the ongoing franchise. While… Read More Super quick review of a wannabe blockbuster – Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
Trying out a book Reader app, installing software, and posting thru the WordPress app for Android (which I don’t normally do). You can see the e-reader app, middle right. It’s called ReadEra and I am quite taken with it. The text is customizable, as is the background. I’m reading The Count of Monte Cristo, and… Read More It’s a long weekend, I’m taking it easy and…
Caution! May contain spoilers. Quentin Tarantino is known for his edgy and satirical take on violence which most people can only stomach within the context of a novel, videogame, movie or TV show. I harp on Carl Jung a lot not only because I did my doctorate on Jung but because his views have informed… Read More Review – Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (Quentin Tarantino)
My previous review of Star Trek: Discovery “Point of Light” was only based on the first half of the episode because I paused the PVR to avoid dozing off. Last night watching the second half I mused, I was right… this Klingon stuff really is boring and, like I said, it’s like watching a third-rate… Read More Review – Star Trek Discovery: Oh no, the Klingons are back! – Part 2
And they are dull as dishwater. No other way to put it. I gave this show a chance but last night had to pause halfway for safety reasons. I was watching sitting up in bed and afraid I might fall over and hit my head on a nearby chair as this juvenile fare lulled me… Read More Review – Star Trek Discovery: Oh no, the Klingons are back!
How has a colony of humans found themselves on a planet an impossible distance from Earth with no ship, no technology, and no electricity? That’s the question the crew of the Discovery faces as they … Source: Star Trek: Discovery Recap: New Eden, Old Religion | Space + Why is Star Trek just marginally interesting… Read More Star Trek: Discovery Recap: New Eden, Old Religion | Space | + Opinion
So the problem that I have with the majority of self-help books is that they have a great idea that can be covered in a well-fleshed-out article, but they stretch it out with redundant examples to … Source: “Hardwiring Happiness” by Rick Hanson, Ph.D. | Stuff Jeff Reads