Tag Archives: Movies

School’s Almost Out

Quote of the Day: “Why don’t you say something righteous, and hopeful, for a change?” –Oddball It’s a strange thing. TB hasn’t been in school for almost fifteen years. The Little Scamp won’t start for a few months more. It … Continue reading

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TB On Oscar (not that there’s anything wrong with that)

Quote of the Day: “The only point in making money is you can tell any SOB in the world to go to hell.     –Humphrey Bogart Is it really necessary to have a prestigious accounting firm to tabulate “over … Continue reading

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TB Salutes John Hughes

Quote of the Day: “My heroes were Dylan, John Lennon and Picasso, because they each moved their particular medium forward, and when the got to the point where they were comfortable, they always moved on.” –John Hughes If you were … Continue reading

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A Long Time Ago….

Quote of the Day: “Laugh it up, Fuzzball.” –Han Solo TB loves Star Wars. I like all six movies, I like the books and I like the cartoons. I draw the line at action figures, but that’s neither here nor … Continue reading

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I’m a Ramblin Baen

TB went to see “The Hangover” last night. It’s the funniest damn movie I’ve seen in quite a while, a true classic. If you haven’t seen it, you must. In some ways its a “formula” movie in that its a … Continue reading

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Funny Stuff Happens Sometimes (when you’re not lookin)

Quote of the Day:     “Filmgoers are starved for new ideas, voices and visions.”     Robert Redford It’s amazing how funny happens when you are tuned in to the possibility even if you are not consciously looking for it. … Continue reading

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Travellinbaen and the Wanderlust

Quote of the Day:     “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch … Continue reading

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Year One, Coming Soon to a Theater Near You

Yeah, TB’s been a bit lazy with the blog lately.  I think I used up too much brain power trying to figure out what to do when a new checkout line opens up and you are 5 deep in line … Continue reading

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A Viewers Guide to the Hidden Politics in Christmas Movies

This Christmas, be on the lookout for the subtle political messages that you may have never previously noticed while waiting to find out if the other reindeer will, in fact, allow Rudolph to join in any reindeer games. If I missed any, let me know. Continue reading

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Travellinbaen’s Wanderin Agaen

Quote of the Day     “I was trying to daydream but my mind kept wandering.”     –Stephen Wright TB Recommends: I was introduced to Stephen Wright’s humor in Coffee and Cigarettes a few years ago. TB recommends this movie highly. … Continue reading

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