Everybody has been frustrated when a good book gets turned into a bad movie. There are times however, when a good book becomes a good movie as well. I can even think of one not so good book that got…Continue
"I think the 'watchmen' was a good movie. I know many people didn't and hated it etc. But honestly the movie's not a bad movie. and for those who HAVEN'T read the graphic novel (yes it's a 'comic' but it's…"
"I thought that 'Thank You for Smoking' by Christopher Buckley was a fantastic book and made for a great movie. There were some changes from one to the other, most notably the fact that in the book, Nick Naylor's son doesn't…"
"Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman (pretty much all of his work but this book stands out)
The books I love the most are Treasure Island and the Count of Monte Cristo. I was given these 2 and a few more from my Grandparents. They had received them Christmas…"
"I thought the latest version of the Count of Monte Cristo was a pretty good movie. Upon reading the book, I realized that the book was far superior, but nevertheless consider the film to be one of the better ones out there."
"To my mind, Lost Moon by Jim Lovell and Jeffrey Kluger was a slightly above average ghost written biographical effort. Interesting but not truly gripping. It was not bad, just a little weak. The movie that was made from it, Apollo 13 was absolutely…"
It goes without saying that freedom of speech as mentioned in the 1st Amendment was drafted long before anyone could have envisioned the internet.Interestingly many states do have their own local laws regulating speech (ex. obscenity) which seem bypassed by internet access.So should freedom of speech as a right be applied unequivocally to anything any everything accessible on the internet; the internet is the closest to anarchism that one can really get so there's no further-left one could go…See More
"Iron sharpens iron." A place for men to impact each other by debate and exchange of ideas. This is a group where no ideas are off limits. If your motto is, "I never talk about politics or religion," this group is probably not for you. A "gym" for thinkers.See More
I have a cautionary tale for my fellow outdoorsmen out there. I went hiking solo today through some less traveled canyons near where I live. I unknowingly ended up off trail and was aggressively bouldering to get up and around some obstacles, mainly a decent sized waterfall. I kept pushing because I thought this was my route, and the knowledge that I wouldn't need to go down because I was on a loop. Anyway, I finally got up the bulk of it and couldn't find anything that resembled a trail.…See More
"Good evening gentleman, just purchased an inexpensive safety razor along w/a 3 pc.set of shave soap from Walgreens. The razor appears similar to what my granddaddy use to use. I must need some practice, the first shave although effective, ultimately…"