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Hollywood’s Original A-List, Part 2

Jerry July 10, 2018
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Last time I penned a heartfelt tribute to Lilian Gish and that first generation of cinematic ladies who made male hearts swoon, back when it was still gentlemanly to swoon in mi... read more

Crossing Abbey Road

Jerry June 30, 2018
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This I believe happens to be the greatest album of all time. Before you flick lint in my beer or pelt me with wads of Big League Chew for not designating this title to Pink Floy... read more

Hollywood’s Original A-List

Jerry June 8, 2018
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If you swim deep enough into the swampy murk of Hollywood’s trench-laden ego, you might come across a tiny pulse of insecurity. To have one’s performance captured on cellulo... read more

The Greatest Prank in the History of History

Jerry May 18, 2018
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“That putz, Bolton. This will totally blow his mind.” The above may have been uttered between the cool gusts of sharp giggles at a gathering of the Berkeley chapter of E Cla... read more

The Spoiler

Jerry April 17, 2018
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Let me just share a spoiler I once made due to tv addiction back in the years when life was still called a ‘life’. Perhaps it could be nostalgia to anyone out there ... read more

Fool’s Mate and No I Don’t Mean My Wife

Jerry March 10, 2018
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Many of you probably looked at the animated gif that represents today’s topic and thought, “Oh. It’s about chess. I’ll check back tomorrow and see if he’s writing abou... read more

England’s Master of Escape – Houdini Hinds

Jerry February 2, 2018
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Over the past six months I have skimmed through over a dozen Wiki-pages on British criminals. I don’t know if there’s something in the air across the pond, but somehow their... read more

The Game of Milton Bradley’s Life

Jerry January 1, 2018
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I confess: I am but one week away from commemorating my 40th year on this planet, and I have yet to ever play The Game of Life. This is not due to some ethical or existential ob... read more