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“Play It Again, Samwise”: A Review of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

“Play It Again, Samwise”: A Review of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

It has been nine years since The Return of the King brought Peter Jackson’s massive adaptation of  author J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy epic to an end.  After the millions were counted, the awards were won and the Extended Edition DVDs were all released, thoughts turned to a potential adaptation of Tolkien’s other masterpiece, The Hobbit.  Unfortunately, […]

Why I Believe In Dragons

Why I Believe In Dragons

I am trying to find the words to voice what I feel over the horrific scenes that we are all witnessing coming out of Newtown, Connecticut.  It is appalling, disgusting and leaves one with a sense of terror.  And here’s the thing: I have no children.  Not that you have to to feel these things.  […]

Arsenal Review: Is This Rock Bottom?

Arsenal Review: Is This Rock Bottom?

I was writing a different piece, one that had nothing to do with the Arsenal.  I figured “Hey, I got time before I need to touch upon the Gunners again.”  And then yesterday’s loss happened.  Damn it. I don’t care that it was the League (nee Capital One) Cup.  I don’t care that we’ve qualified […]