Author Archives: Chris

Duel (1971)

It should be noted that I didn’t grow up with Steven Spielberg. Well, that’s not completely true. When I was a kid, if it wasn’t animated, I didn’t watch it. Which means I watched mostly Disney movies, although I did … Continue reading

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Steven Spielberg: A Life In Movies

I picked this book up a few months ago because I’ll be watching Saving Private Ryan in the Fall with a film discussion group I’m starting with my job. I read the reviews of the book online and many of them … Continue reading

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Bard the Troll #2

Yes, I realize it says number 2 and I haven’t posted number 1 yet. Number 1 is almost ready, but this felt more timely.

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The Real Problem of Evil

I’m not sure why this has been on my mind the past few days, but it has. “The problem of evil” is a philosophical argument against the existence of God that is both all loving and all powerful. Basically, it … Continue reading

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Narnian Prophesy

We’ve been reading through The Chronicles of Narnia with our daughter this year. We’re on the second book, Prince Caspian, and I read this passage yesterday: “I-I left it too late,” said Susan, in an embarrassed voice. “I was so afraid … Continue reading

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Happy 50th Anniversary, Pirates of the Caribbean!

No, not the movies, the attraction they’re based on. Pirates of the Caribbean celebrated its 50th anniversary at Disneyland last Saturday so I thought it would be a great time to rewatch the movies, partly because it’s been awhile since … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day

From Saint Patrick by Jonathan Rogers “Before the Irish, no people had ever submitted to the Christian gospel who had not first submitted to Roman rule. The Irish were a fierce people. They had never bowed to the yoke of a … Continue reading

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