Monthly Archives: March 2010

Some of my favorite movies

I thought, it wouldn’t hurt to share some of my favorite movies.   We are a nation of lists, and if this helps you to know yours truly, so be it. 🙂

  • Sgt. Bilko
  • City Slickers
  • Father of the Bride (Part I, with Steve Martin)
  • Gods Must be Crazy (Part II)
  • Groundhog Day
  • When Harry Met Sally
  • My Cousin Vinny
  • The English Patient
  • Chocolat
  • Odd Couple (Part I)
  • City Lights
  • Seven Years in Tibet
  • Pulp Fiction
  • Back to the Future
  • Hillary n Jackie
  • As Good as it Gets
  • A Few Good Men
  • Amistad
  • Godfather
  • Taxi Driver
  • Titanic
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Last of the Mohicans
  • A Civil Action
  • Wag the Dog
  • The Sixth Sense
  • The Invisible Child
  • Aladdin
  • Great Expectations

Indifference to the ideals of the bourgeois

“His (Steppenwolf’s) tendency is to explain Mozart’s perfected being, just as a schoolmaster would, as a supreme and special gift rather than as the outcome of his immense powers of surrender, and suffering, of his indifference to the ideals of the bourgeois,..”

Indifference to the ideals of the bourgeois – good stuff, isn’t it?

Detroit wants to save itself by shrinking

Who knew that the day would arrive that once vibrant cities would start shrinking, and it would be considered a victory of such proportions that the mayor himself would take the credit for it! Imagine driving through your city, through the areas that were once populated, a subway here, and tire shop on the other side, and instead you are driving through corn country, or perhaps a pretty community farm.

Quite different from the nuclear doomsday futures one normally hears about, eh?