Monthly Archives: August 2017

Tampopo

When I got home from work, I sat down to watch “Tampopo,” which I saw not too long ago in a theatre.  It was on Criterion Collection Blu-ray, and I would say that the quality wasn’t brilliant for high definition.  … Continue reading

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Shichinin no samurai

I was tired from working and felt unexcited about just getting a night’s sleep for going back out there, but I did sit down to watch “Seven Samurai” again.  It was the film that seemed to be the origin for … Continue reading

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The Big Picture

I heard about the death of Tobe Hooper while listening to the radio on Sunday.  I will remember him for “Poltergeist.”  I hated having to get up out of bed on a Monday morning.  I worked a little bit on … Continue reading

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Matt Chapman’s Dazzling Unassisted Double Play

I watched the CBS Sunday Morning show, although it was interrupted by news reports from Houston.  My parents phoned me.  I walked out to Trader Joe’s, seeing police officers out preparing for demonstrations.  I just wanted to buy my groceries … Continue reading

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Ingrid Goes West

I didn’t go straight home after the baseball game ended.  I listened to the postgame radio show.  I took the BART train over to the Powell station so that I could visit the Metreon.  I wanted to catch a movie … Continue reading

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Chad Pinder’s Two Home Runs

I woke up and watched the chef segment on CBS This Morning.  Some of Anthony Sasso’s signature recipes include Pan con tomate, Not Babbo’s chickpeas, and Lamb chops with black garlic romesco.  I also looked up the American Top 40 … Continue reading

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Khris Davis’ Two Home Runs

After the movie, I headed over to the MacArthur BART station.  I wanted to get to the Coliseum before four o’clock, when Dennis Eckersley would appear at a ceremony renaming the D Gate for him.  He did look older than … Continue reading

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