Monthly Archives: October 2015

Patton Oswalt ranked the GOP debaters in D&D terms

Comedian Patton Oswalt decided to endure the pain of the latest GOP circle jerk, never mind that the election is a year away but I also loved how it was also his middle finger to fantasy football fanatics. The latter … Continue reading

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Elvis Costello at Book People

Once again, life and stress got in the way of getting this story out in a timely manner plus I let down the very nice photographer who gave me permission to use this picture he took, I couldn’t even see … Continue reading

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Italian #37: Al Molinaro

I’ll close out this year’s celebration of Italians with the news about Al. He passed away yesterday at 96! What a run for that guy, I’m debating whether or not I want to live so long given the ruthless nature … Continue reading

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Italians #36: Paul and Mira Sorvino

October is running out and these entries do take some extraordinary effort. So I’m going with a semi-famous father-daughter acting team…well, team is a stretch, I think they’ve only done two movies together. Paul you most likely recognize. He played … Continue reading

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Force Awakens tickets redux

Here’s why it pays to check your credit card statements online every couple of days. I found a $66 charge from Alamo Drafthouse I didn’t recognize, so I called to ask them. I probably figured I would need to speak … Continue reading

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Crimson Peak: Worth Seeing

Somara won last week’s coin toss since the choices were this or Bridge of Spies plus I wanted her to come to my spy flick, therefore sitting through Horror is the compromise in marriage. Crimson Peak was a pleasant surprise given how the … Continue reading

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Welcome Wilia

The newest addition (or is it edition?) to the Kirk family. With three daughters, Aaron and his wife whose name rudely evades me, they should form a singing girl group! Wilia was born on October 13, same day as fictional … Continue reading

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We did get our Force Awakens tickets…finally

Yeah, I wasted three hours Monday night contributing to all those server crashes on Alamo, trying to get anything. A couple times, I was close but I’d get really close and the site would time out. I swallowed my annoyance … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Evie! (late!)

Once again I’m late for not-so-little Evie. See, I always remember the Martinez Anniversary first, then realize I have forgotten her birthday despite her birth being the night before Nancy and José got married. Man this kid is growing up … Continue reading

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Happy 8th Anniversary Nancy n’ Hoser

Not much else I can say. Jose (aka Hoser) was the friend I had in college who wanted to get married (Paul and Helen already were) and I didn’t. Then bam biff pow, I got married before him. It wasn’t a … Continue reading

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