Kedi and Get Out, film reviews

March 06, 2017 | No Comments

Kedi is a Turkish documentary (kedi is Turkish for cats) about the stray cats of Istanbul, and a love letter to that exotic city.

Posted in Arts/Entertainment

Scientology, Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief, a film review

March 01, 2017 | 2 Comments

Gibney interviews eight former Scientologists, including Paul Haggis (director of Crash), about their involvement, growing disenchantment, and finally, separation. Three of those interviewed held senior leadership positions.

Posted in Arts/Entertainment

Democrats Maintain Status Quo with Election of Perez to DNC Chair

February 26, 2017 | No Comments

Democrats yesterday maintained the status quo with the election of former Labor Secretary Tom Perez over Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn) for the Democratic National Committee Chairmanship.

Posted in Opinion, Politics

A Review of 2017 Oscar Nominated Short Films

February 21, 2017 | No Comments

Even dedicated film fans are often stumped at the Academy Awards when it comes to the ‘short films’ categories. When and where are they ever shown, and who has the chance to see them?

In Support of Planned Parethood

February 16, 2017 | No Comments

Demonstrations were held at least 225 Planned Parenthood clinics across the country on Saturday in support of, and against, the organization.

Senate Should Confirm Gorsuch to Supreme Court

February 01, 2017 | No Comments

The Senate should confirm Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court if he is found to be qualified.

Posted in Law, Opinion, Politics

Syrian Refugees Are Like Tornado Survivors

February 01, 2017 | No Comments

A friend, with whom I frequently disagree politically but who has a big heart, shared a saying on Facebook that reads, “Not takin’ Syrian refugees and closin’ our borders isn’t ‘mean’ or ‘heartless.”