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‘Pirate Speak’ Is A Myth Perpetuated By Disney

http://io9.com/pirate-speak-is-a-myth-perpetuated-by-disney-1636848384 Arrrrr! Say it isn’t so me matey. But don’t let this stop you from participating in Speak Like A Pirate Day! Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Hugo Awards Voting Adventure: Best Dramatic Presentation (Long Form) aka Movies

After books, movies are my next ‘go to’ source for hours of uninterrupted entertainment.  If I’m not happy with the book I’m currently reading, I will take an afternoon or evening off from reading to enjoy a good movie.  New … Continue reading

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Article: Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal

Chromecast turns one: why this small streaming stick became such a big deal http://gigaom.com/2014/07/24/chromecast-turns-one-why-this-small-streaming-stick-became-such-a-big-deal/ Happy Birthday Chromecast! Best $35 I ever spent.  I’m looking forward to the updates promised in the article above. Posted from WordPress for Android via my … Continue reading

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Everything You Never Knew About The Making Of Last Starfighter

http://io9.com/everything-you-never-knew-about-the-making-of-last-star-1602703884?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_facebook&utm_source=io9_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow I’ve gone all nostalgic now.  I love this movie.   I should buy it so I can enjoy all these behind the scenes goodies myself. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Article: Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix

Finally, A Way To Find Movies Worth Watching On Netflix http://techcrunch.com/2014/07/09/finally-a-way-to-find-movies-worth-watching-on-netflix/?ncid=rss I’ll give this site a try this weekend.  This is exactly why i don’t like Netflix streaming: I am not going to waste my time slogging through the slush … Continue reading

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When Is It Okay (If Ever) To Fail the Bechdel Test?

http://observationdeck.io9.com/when-is-it-okay-if-ever-to-fail-the-bechdel-test-1586354535?utm_campaign=socialflow_io9_twitter&utm_source=io9_twitter&utm_medium=socialflow More observations on failing the Bechdel Test. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. Ciao, Jon

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Why The Bechdel Test Is More Important Than You Realize

http://io9.com/why-the-bechdel-test-is-more-important-than-you-realize-1586135613 So much of what I watch or read fails the Bechdel test.  I overlook or forgive some of it.  If not, you’ll hear about it here. Posted from WordPress for Android via my Samsung smartphone. Please excuse any misspellings. … Continue reading

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