James Dean has been immortalized as a Hollywood icon because the instant he hit his peak, he died in a car crash. If you want to see an icon who's been put in paintings with Humphrey Bogart, Marilyn Monroe, and The Three Stooges, Rebel Without a Cause is pretty much your only option. PLOT: A … Continue reading 75 YOF: “Rebel Without a Cause,” and Becoming A Man (1955)
My wife and I were enjoying a lovely date night. We'd gone out to eat, just seen a movie, and we were ready to go back home, when the forces of wimpiness got in our way. We both got in the car, I put the key in the ignition and turned. Nothing. Not even a … Continue reading The Adventures of Manly McBeard!–The Faulty Battery
I saw a sad story that ended with a very sad form of "victory." I was reading a post about a young women who was raped. Stories like that are chilling and mournful, and nothing justifies it. But as the story went on, it went down a rather unusual turn. Basically, the girl was so … Continue reading Warrior…or just a Survivor?