I am CJ from Fairfield and have been a follower of AoM for about 6 months and finally decided to join the community. Originally from Malden, MA, I am an avid Boston sports fan and get up to the area…Continue
"Everybody but my mother, sister, wife and kids calls me by my last name. It started in high school and really picked up through college and beyond. Even my inlaws and wife's extended family call me by my last name. I agree with Stein...I think…"
"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
"Silverado(my favorite western) - Danny Glover comes into the bar for the drink, they try to deny him, he beats the crap out of everyone in the bar, then finally gets the drink before being run out of town by the sheriff(John Cleese)
So, I confess I'm a bit of a barfly. I'm always looking for a good pub, lively club or just a damn good watering hole. I'm also a lifelong fan of the movies so I figured I'd mix two passions together and ask WHAT IS THE BEST DRINK ORDER (or scene) IN FILM?I'll offer up one to get things started...In Ocean's Eleven, Danny Ocean (George Clooney) meets up with old flame, Tess (Julia Roberts) in a casino bar and when asked what he'll have to drink (using his thumb and pointer) he replies " I'll…See More
"The Champ (Ricky Schroeder crying over Jon Voight)
Brian's Song (hard to top hospital scene)
Glory (several moments throughout)
Field of Dreams (the catch)
The Killing Fields (last scene with "Imagine" playing in background)
"Yeah they got me big time. All daddy's little girls no doubt. It's nice to have some time for a little manliness though With 3 boys in particular...there's a ton of great stuff throughout as I'm sure you're aware. I…"
I am CJ from Fairfield and have been a follower of AoM for about 6 months and finally decided to join the community. Originally from Malden, MA, I am an avid Boston sports fan and get up to the area as often as I can. I spent many years teaching History until a recent jump into school administration at the high school level. I have a wife and three beautiful daughters...but there's ALWAYS room for AoM! I am a beginning home-brewer and am always on the lookout for good beer. I'm an avid reader,…See More
"Why does it need to expand further into society? Why is it your responsibility to take care of me, and mine yo take care of you? How about we all take care of our own damn selves and leave everyone else alone so long as they are not hurting anyone…"
"I too made some financial mistakes in my past...
Without knowing the details (nor do I want them) of your finances it's hard to point you in a specific, calculated direction. I would start with just paying the basics first and…"
"He's a simple, hard-working, poorly educated man who doesn't want to lose his ranch and way of life to a government he sees intent on doing just that, as proven by the disappearance of the once dozens of ranches around him in the not so…"
"I don't have a problem with occasional use, hey, carbon monoxide is bad for us too, but buying in bulk hints at frequent downing of the stuff.
Yea, sugar I hear is better, just like margarine is actually worse for you than butter."
"I find it unconscionably arrogant to be so enamored with your own ideology to believe it should literally be imposed on everybody else, against their will, for their own good.
Garden-variety statism. Luckily, we have a…"
"Tim, amen to that.
A few years ago, after becoming aware that I was starving for male company, I sent an email to someone who was an acquaintance over a decade ago. He had asked me on a canoe trip together, and I have never forgot his kindness in…"