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Post-apocalyptic Movies

The term “post-apocalyptic” is very broad and very deep. It includes movies and TV shows and covers everything from zombie invasions or plagues through to romantic comedies or even tear-jerker romance movies. There are a lot of monsters, apes, zombies,… Read More ›

Rocky

Today I learned that Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone (b. 1946) both wrote and starred in “Rocky” (1976). He was 29-years-old when he wrote the screenplay. It was the highest-grossing movie of 1976 and won three Oscars. “Rocky” won Best Picture,… Read More ›

The Mighty Platte

  If you’re looking for a tasteful North American river, I would recommend the Platte~     It doesn’t have the majestic reach of the Mackenzie or the Mississippi, nor the vice presidential/ silver medal aspects of the Snake, the Ohio… Read More ›

It was a Beat Generation

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) (left), Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) (center) and William Burroughs (1914-1997) are considered to be the three main Beat writers.       This Is The Beat Generation by John Clellon Holmes The New York Times Magazine, November 16,… Read More ›