Three Amigos! (1986)

I watched the 1986 Orion Pictures release Three Amigos on AMC. It was written by Lorne Michaels, Steve Martin and  Randy Newman (wrote the music for this movie as well as Avalon, Toy Story, The Natural, Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers) produced by George Folsey Jr. (Grumpier Old Men, Coming to America, Clue, Spies Like Us, Kentucky Fried Movie, Twilight Zone The Movie, Trading Places, American Werewolf in London, The Blues Brothers) and 

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What are Henges?

No, not the ones that hang doors and let them open and close! Those are “hinges”. I’m concerned with the ones in the United Kingdom for starts. The most famous henge is Stonehenge in Wiltshire County, England.

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Inside Man (2006)

I watched this 2006 Universal Pictures crime-thriller “Inside Man on AMC. It was written by  Russell Gewirtz (also wrote the 2008 crime-thriller “Righteous Kill” which starred Robert De Niro and Al Pacino), directed by Spike Lee (film director, producer, screenwriter, actor, and professor) and produced by Brian Grazer (Night Shift, Splash, Real Genius, Spies Like Us, Parenthood, Kindergarten Cop, Housesitter, Apollo 13, The Nutty Professor, Liar Liar, 1998 Psycho, The Da Vinci Code, Cowboys & Aliens, Felicity, 24).

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Uni-Ball Pens

My favorite pens are the Uni-ball’s made by the Mitsubishi Pencil Company Limited of Japan. In North America the main office is in Wheaton, Illinois. The company was founded by Niroku Masaki in 1887 as the Masaki Pencil Manufacturing Company until after World War II when it was renamed The Mitsubishi Pencil Company.

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My Spy (2020)

I watched the 2020 Amazon Studios spy comedy “My Spy”, filmed in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Amazon Prime. It is about JJ, a former US Special Forces soldier, that has been hired by the CIA. His rough handling of situations gets him assigned to a low risk surveillance job of Kate, an in-law to a French illegal arms dealer. The nine year old daughter of Kate, Sophie, finds his cameras, his monitoring station and that he is CIA. To keep her from outing him, which would get him fired, he has to comply with all her wishes.

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Earth vs The Spider (1958)

I watched the 1958 American International Pictures black and white sci-fi/horror movie “Earth vs The Spider” on Svengoolie. Carol’s father didn’t come home and she gets Mike to help her look for him. They find his wrecked truck and thinking he might have crawled into a nearby cave, go to look. What they find is a sticky web, a giant spider and horror. Carol is played by June Kenney (Attack of the Puppet People, The Ladies Man, Bloodlust!), her dad, Mr. Kingman, is played by Ed Kemmer (a fighter pilot in World War II, Buzz Cory in Space Patrol, Giant from the Unknown)

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What does “Divided” mean in a recipe?

I consider myself a pretty fair cook. I’ve cooked some all my life, but when I hurt my foot, and couldn’t get around very well, I subscribed to the service “HelloFresh“. They send you everything you need to cook meals included a nice cardstock recipe. No recipe they sent me, none that I’ve found in a book or online ever had the term “Divided” until today.

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Blind Horizon (2003)


I watched the 2003 Millennium Films, Columbia Pictures mystery thriller, Blind Horizon, on Netflix DVD. Alain Jakubowicz (Unstoppable, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, The Delta Force, Cyborg, Masters of the Universe, Air Marshal) is the editor of the film and basically rewrote the movie, in the cutting room, to unfold the story in a way that can be understood, by the audience, at the appropriate times.

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