Looking for something worth talking about int he area, I traveled to Waukegan, IL and I found a few Jack Benny historical sights, like a statue and a house he lived in. I also talk about the corner of route 20 and Milwaukee ave. Do we really need another shopping mall? And I take a walk into the woods. All this and more.
Can a film the grossed 230 million dollars be considered a box office failure? That is the case with the new Ghostbusters!
One of my all time, favorite films, one that I watch every time it is on TCM, is 1934’s The Thin Man, the story of Nick and Nora Charles. Starring William Powell and Myrna Loy, written by Albert Hackett and Frances Goodrich, based on a novel by Dashiell Hammett and directed by W. S. Van Dyke. I love this film. It is perfect! And speaking of Turner Classic Movies . . .
Goodbye Robert Osborne! The world is a little less special without you.
I know, it has been a while since I’ve posted a vlog to my website. Hey, I’ve been doing videos but you need to find them on my YouTube page, so stop complaining! Oh wait, you are nor complaining! My Bad. Anyway, this is my 85th Vlog and I tackle some very important issues of out society.
First, something that is on the minds of all American this time of year, the dry are and how it effects our skin. Talk about a major issue!
Next, as a filmmaker, I offer advice to other filmmakers who might be making a bad film. The thing is, your probably not going to save you film but you may be able to make it more entertaining. I’ve got some ideas on just how to do that.
And finally I talk about another one of my favorite films, Věra Chytilová’s Daisies from 1966. I love this film for so many reason!
So check out my latest Vlog! And while you are at it, visit and like my YouTube page. You will be doing an Old Man a favor.
What is right, what is wrong? Do we all break the law? How serious is copyright infringement to you? Did I tell you I am a Beatle fan and this week I tell you know of those amazing facts about the Fab Four that you may not realize. And what about the insane Dominoes Pizza commercial where they admit to ripping off their customers for years. And they pat themselves on the back for doing what they should always have been doing? It is a crazy world.
Are you one of those passive aggressive corporate employees? Also, remember when Danny DeVito played Homer’s brother on the Simpsons? That really pissed me off. And what the heck? I can’t walk down the nature path in Lake County, Illinois? And I sample my Home Brew. All this in one long show.
There are things in this wonderful world that I just don’t get. Other seem to live some things and I just can’t understand why. After I talk a bit on that, I attempt to make my own Silly Putty. OK, I know making Silly Putty is something for kids, but I wanted to try myself.