Shamedown #6: I Want You

Is it June already? Yep. For another day, anyway. If anyone is coming in late and wants to know what a Shamedown is, please click here. The Korean War is often called "the forgotten war," and to a large extent it is, although it is significant for everyone in that it was one of the … Continue reading Shamedown #6: I Want You

Nine Tips For A Successful Island Christmas

Christmas is coming... We all know 1960's Swiss Family Robinson. The Robinson family sets out from Berne to New Guinea, they get chased into a storm by pirates and they get shipwrecked. They do more than make lemonade out of the lemons they've been handed, of course. MacGyver would be proud of the Robinson clan's … Continue reading Nine Tips For A Successful Island Christmas

Through Different Eyes

I don't know what I was expecting when I bought 1945's The Enchanted Cottage. I didn't even think much about the plot except that it might be some nice late-World War Two escapism. What I found, though, was a quietly beautiful story about two outsiders who discover that the world has more for them than they realize. … Continue reading Through Different Eyes