Monthly Archives: August 2012

American Beauty

I worked on material for my class for a long time.  I always experience a shortage of time when it comes to that work.  I hadn’t yet finished listening to my Jerry Lee Lewis CDs.  I finished putting together the … Continue reading

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The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz

I didn’t watch CBS This Morning yesterday, so I didn’t see Yoko Ono and Sean Lennon talking about fracking.  I saw that Sean had a lot of facial hair, so he looked almost like his father during those bed-in days.  … Continue reading

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The 39 Steps

I woke up with a lot of tasks.  I went over to the office to make copies of a homework assignment, and I went to work.  One of the maintenance men talked with me about his new guitar.  I was … Continue reading

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The Grey

I listened to the segment that Lara Logan did on polo for 60 Minutes.  It was on the radio at about 4:30 in the morning.  I fell asleep for a while before sitting in front of the TV writing lecture … Continue reading

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Copie conforme

After I got off the phone with my mother yesterday, I watched one of the special features of “The Rum Diary” while having breakfast, and then I watched the DVD of “Certified Copy.”  Juliette Binoche was certainly impressive as she … Continue reading

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The Rum Diary

I watched the start of CBS This Morning yesterday. David Edelstein talked about action movie heroes. He liked Liam Neeson, Jackie Chan, and John Wayne, but didn’t mention Clint Eastwood. The chef who came into the studio was Francois Payard, … Continue reading

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John Carter

I felt like I was hearing way too much about Lance Armstrong yesterday morning.  I went out to have a cup of hot chocolate at the coffee shop before taking the 1R bus to work.  Unfortunately, construction on a road … Continue reading

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The Godfather Part II

I got through another week of lectures.  I slowly did my writing and got around to my lecture notes.  I was getting tired, and it was only ten o’clock in the morning.  I checked my bank account and was happy … Continue reading

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Tommy Milone’s Gem

I saw that Charlie Rose was back on CBS This Morning, but I didn’t watch the program.  I sat in the coffee shop to check my class roster.  I went to the bus stop and got to the Coliseum pretty … Continue reading

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Brett Anderson’s Sensational Return

I didn’t catch Joan Rivers discussing her friend Phyllis Diller on the CBS This Morning show.  I took a walk to the office and worked for a couple of hours on my syllabus.  I had to get it ready to … Continue reading

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