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Testing 1, 2, 3… WordPress App for Android & Pretty Boy Vampires (Not Robert Pattinson)

April 28, 2012 Leave a comment

Oh how I love technology! I just downloaded the WordPress app for my Android enabled Motorola Droid Razr, so I’m giving it a quick test run. The app seems great so far– easy to use, not overly complicated, but still chock full o’ features.

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Since this is a film blog, here's a picture of me outside the restaurant featured at the end of 'Drive,' directed by Nicolas Winding Refn & starring Ryan Gosling.

I can’t imagine this will happen all too often, but now I’ll be able to post musings and updates from anywhere I have my phone. Maybe the next time I run into John Slattery at the Westside Tavern I’ll talk him into a video interview and I’ll be able to immediately Read more…

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Films for the Post-St. Paddy’s Day Hangover

March 17, 2012 1 comment

One of the all-time great movie posters.

St. Patrick’s Day has arrived and there are probably a few things you haven’t considered in order to make your March 18th hangover more manageable:

  • How do I get green vomit stains out of my carpet?
  • Was my casual, alcohol induced racism the reason I have a black eye?
  • What movies should I watch while I eat dry toast and chew aspirin?

Well, to answer the first two questions– Oxiclean and yes. More complicated, however, is what Irish-related movies you should indulge in while you grip your couch for dear life as your head begins to split open. I’ve come up with a list of just a few of my favorite films full of Irish characters. I started to dangerously slip into an all-IRA/crime theme, so I made sure to include some humor and romance as well for those of you who resent the bomb setting, alcoholic, murderous stereotype. There’s no doubt I’ve left out some real gems inspired by the Old Country, but a couple of these oughta get you through the day just fine, provided you can get someone Read more…