The Presidental Race Tightens

Two candidates abandoned their bids for the White House, today. First, Rudy "9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11 9/11" Giuliani, who was the national frontrunner as recently as four months ago: Some say that he ran a poor campaign, but I think the whole thing was a painstakingly orchestrated business move. Having

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The Lesser

Sometime people who read my site ask for advice. I guess that's redundant--obviously anyone who asks me for advice would have to be a reader, as anyone who has met me in real life would know better.Long time reader here... I'm in SC and an pretty much an independent in terms of politics. I chose not to vote in the

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AFI 100: King Kong

I'm only and hour into the 100 minute King Kong, but I'm so bored that I figured I may as well start typing. According to the AFI, this film is one of cinema's "greatest," but, to paraphrase Inigo Montoya, I do not think that word means what they think it means. I'm guessing that, in this case, the ol' double-k

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Oscar Pool Page

Yes, I'll set it up the Do-it-yourself Oscar Pool Page again this year. It will be online Friday. Ha! Who am I kidding? It will likely be online Monday.

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Thank The Maker

To: Matthew Baldwin From: XXXXXXXXXX Subject: Matthew McConaughey's new onscreen romance Dear Matthew, I made this last night after walking past the movie poster for Fool's Gold and thinking there was something odd looking about Kate Hudson. When I suddenly figured out what it was, my partner wasn't buying my theory, so to make my case I had to "augment"

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AFI 100: Bringing Up Baby & City Lights

It was Ye Olde Tymey Romantick Comedy night in the Baldwin household this evening. Bringing Up Baby: Knowing nothing about this film beyond the title, I assumed it was just the "oh no, we're pregnant!" film of its era, a 1938 version of Knocked Up minus the lingering shots of Seth Rogen's ass. As it turns out, "Baby," in this

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Social Skills

Raising an autistic child is a little different than raising a neurotypical. For instance, the other day The Queen and I had this exchange:Me: Squiggle is getting really good at talking to strangers. The Queen: I know, isn't it great?And today there was this:Me: How was the library? The Queen: Okay, but there was little boy about Squiggles age playing

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