Monthly Archives: August 2018

Matt Chapman’s Big Error

I went to the Coliseum to the game with the A’s and the Mariners.  When I had looked up the game information on the Internet earlier, the A’s starting pitcher was TBA, so I was surprised to see Frankie Montas … Continue reading

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Boyhood

I took too long to write up a quiz for my class.  I dropped a book on the little finger of my left hand, and I watched it turn purple underneath the fingernail.  I stopped for a burger before I … Continue reading

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Midnight Cowboy

The day of preparing lectures wasn’t too bad, although I rushed through some material.  After I got home, I sat down to watch “Midnight Cowboy” in its Criterion Collection Blu-ray edition.  The first part of the movie didn’t look so … Continue reading

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Women in Love

I went over to the office and talked with a fellow faculty member about work, and then I left for lunch.  When I got back home, I took out one of the Criterion Collection Blu-ray discs I bought from the … Continue reading

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Crazy Rich Asians

I heard the news of the death of Neil Simon.  Movies like “The Odd Couple,” “The Goodbye Girl,” and “Chapter One” were meaningful to me over the years.  I went out to shop at Trader Joe’s, and I tried to … Continue reading

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Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

I went over to Emeryville to see “2001: A Space Odyssey” again, this time in IMAX.  Not too many people in the audience had any kind of sense of humor.  I went home to have something to eat and to … Continue reading

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Chris Warren’s Touchdown Run

I had a tiring day of work.  There was so much to catch up on.  I returned home to take a nap, and then I went into the record store, where I bought a CD of Beatles alternate takes and … Continue reading

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