So we’re driving back from an afternoon walking around the Claremont Colleges — a beautiful day here in SoCal mid 80s, sunny, and the campus and surrounding downtown area is nice. Anyway… long day and I had a sleepless night so Mrs. Turbo is driving home and I take a snooze. I wake up about […]
Liam Neeson and Taken bring to life a parent’s worst nightmare. It’s also a stoic reminder, that if you are ever in such a situation, it’s beneficial to have the skills of a world-class intelligence operative.
Taken, or rather it’s working title, “Liam Neeson kills a******* and royally f**** up Paris,” isn’t a revenge […]
Here is a photo of Robert Downey, Jr. as Sherlock Holmes from the upcoming Guy Ritchie film of Arthur Conan Doyle’s detective. I always see Basil Rathbone (which I think is Rich’s pron star name) as Sherlock and thus cerebral and foppish. I guess as a pre-nanny state Brit he would be more rough […]
Christian Toto has an interesting bit on his blog about that hero of free speech — Michael Moore perhaps shutting down a viewing of a critical (of him) documentary entitled Shooting Michael Moore in Michigan. They say public safety. Christian, as he writes in this Washington Times story, isn’t so sure.
Welcome to a new Threedonian feature!
“The Weekend Five” will be a list of your top five…fill-in-the-blanks, sponsored by Yours Truly. This is obviously a nod to our mothership captain, Dirty Harry. I loved those threads! and I am a list-making freak.
It will start off about movies, but not by any means be […]
Coming soon to a bookstore near you! Look out for Darcy!
We’re gonna party like it’s 1933.
I was listening to Dennis Miller radio show tonight (it’s replayed at night here in SoCal) and he offhandedly mentioned that he admired Rod Blago — former Governor of Illinois — because at least he was unapologetically corrupt. Now we can argue about that, but it did remind me of a man named George […]
(re-posted from October 22, 2008)
“They who would give up an essential liberty for temporary security deserve neither liberty or security.” – Benjamin Franklin
This quote got a lot of play from folks who warned the Patriot Act and other measures enacted after 9/11 might be a slippery slope. And it’s a valid warning. We the People […]