Category Archive: Entertainment

The Name of the Wind – An Introduction And Partial Review

I am reading the fantasy fiction novel “The Name  of the Wind” by Patrick Rothfuss.  The book is over 700 pages long.  I rarely read the fantasy genre.  I like fantasy stories fine, I just… Continue reading

Humor: 5 Things Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart Can Teach All Of Us About Love

Jon Stewart and Robert Pattinson eating Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, following Pattinson’s breakup with Stewart. 5 Things Robert Pattinson And Kristen Stewart Can Teach All Of Us About Love: 1.  If you… Continue reading

The Great Gatsby 2013

Last night I saw the above trailer for the upcoming film version of “The Great Gatsby.” When I heard Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan were cast to play in a new film version… Continue reading

Life Is Not A Fiction. Can One Person Make A Difference?

Life Is Not A Fiction    ~ by OneMoreOption Art is often a fiction.  Art often is pleasantly fictional. When a fictional story more accurately approximates the moral complexities and ambiguities of real… Continue reading

Where Do The Wild Things Come From?

- – Where Do The Wild Things Come From?    ~ by OneMoreOption Maurice Sendak, the famous children’s book author, who died this week, was gay. Sendak mentioned in a September 2008 article in The… Continue reading

Showing And Paying Respects

The above photo is by Jorge Castro.  © All rights reserved by Jorge Castro. (Click on the image if you wish to view it individually.) – - This post will address these questions: Should… Continue reading

Someone Please Notify Me When The Santorum Traveling Carnival Show Is Over

Someone Please Notify Me When The Santorum Traveling Carnival Show Is Over    ~ by OneMoreOption Rick Santorum’s campaign released this position paper on Santorum’s campaign website.  It is undated and unsigned, but… Continue reading

What Energies Do You Project?

The above artwork is by Hannes Caspar. © All rights reserved by Hannes Caspar. – - What Energies Do You Project?   ~ by OneMoreOption How do people feel around you?  What do… Continue reading

Things That Could Not Be Improved #11: Chris Stevens, Justin Ponsor, Daniel Southard, Florence + The Machine, Adrian Tomine, Bruce Timm, And The Love Of Socks

Artists:  Chris Stevens and Justin Ponsor Narrative:  This was a variant illustration for the cover of Marvel’s 2011′s Uncanny X-Force #12.  It was part of the “I Am Captain America” variant covers commemorating the… Continue reading

I Still Miss Mitch Hedberg

I suppose I should be focusing on remembering the great people who died in 2010.  But I feel more compelled to write a tribute to Mitch Hedberg, a brilliant, sharp, and concise comedian who died… Continue reading

A Single Man – A Now, Solitary Man

I watched Woody Allen’s “Another Woman” again last night (‘cuz it’s free on Netflix streaming everybody!).  I watched Tom Ford and Colin Firth’s “A Single Man” this morning.  The film is based on Christopher… Continue reading

Kings Of Leon’s “Use Somebody” Sung By The Cast Of Sing-Off Season 2 Episode 2

“Use Somebody” King of Leon’s song “Use Somebody” was sung by the cast of The Sing-Off in the introductory number for Season 2 Episode 2.  If you’d like to watch and listen to… Continue reading

Florence And The Machine

I’m usually late to the cultural party.  But I do religiously watch Saturday Night Live. It’s become an often highly-anticipated activity with another family member of mine.  We get way too excited about… Continue reading

Youth’s Victories

\ I watched “The Young Victoria” last night. It was great.  I give it 5 out of 5 stars.  Empowering ideas.  I highly recommend it. The idea that struck me most prominently and… Continue reading

Conversations With Other Women

I saw the 2005 film “Conversations With Other Women”, starring Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart. It is an excellent movie.  Unfortunately, it was butchered by the directorial, editing, and camera choices.  If you can get… Continue reading

What If We Amplified You?

The above artwork is by Elizabeth Henry. (Click on the image if you wish to view it larger or individually.) © All rights reserved by Elizabeth Henry. – – – - What… Continue reading

Play And Improve Your Percentages

The above artwork is by Daniel Southard. © All rights reserved by Daniel Southard. – – – - “Play And Improve Your Percentages”   ~ by OneMoreOption “Play the percentages,” is what my… Continue reading

Jim Carrey’s Wide Sweeping And Foolish Remarks About Tiger Woods And His Wife

So, if you haven’t heard this yet, for whatever reasons, Jim Carrey, has decided to make some broad sweeping comments about Tiger Woods and his wife Elin Nordegren through his Twitter account.  Here… Continue reading

Every Little Step We Take

I had the pleasure of watching the documentary film about the casting process of the 2006 -2008 revival of “A Chorus Line” on Broadway titled “Every Little Step”.  The film is available for… Continue reading

Why Do We Want What We Want?

“Deux Amies” by Greatestdancer. (Click on the images if you wish to view them individually or larger.) © All rights reserved by Greatestdancer. – – – - Why Do We Want What We Want?… Continue reading

The 2010 Oscars For The Year 2009 – Praise For So Many Of “The Losers”

  Mélanie Laurent as Shosanna Dreyfus in Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” – – – - Tonight is the Oscars.  I love watching the show.  I really care about who wins and what those… Continue reading

Alive Together

  The above artwork, titled “Brazilectro,” is by the artist Michael G. Magin. © All rights reserved by Michael G. Magin. – – – - The following poem is by the Pulitzer Prize… Continue reading

Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Choses secretes (aka Secret Things) (2002), and Les anges exterminateurs (aka Exterminating Angels) (2006)

Stanley Kubricks “Eyes Wide Shut” (1999), Jean-Claude Brisseau’s “Secret Things” (2002), and Jean-Claude Brisseau’s “Exterminating Angels” (2006) make up a perplexing trilogy.  Probably no one else has called these 3 films a trilogy,… Continue reading

A Year Of Living Sexually – If I Could Show You Just 10 Photos From 2009 . . .

I set out to create a post of the top 10 photos I wanted to show from 2009, from artists I follow on Flickr.  But as “Top 10″ lists tend to do, 10 often… Continue reading