Beware the Tides of May

Huh? No, that’s not a mangling of Shakespeare’s ‘The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.’ That’s just what May looks like for me. While enjoyable, May is a roiling storm of activity for me every year. There’s a lot of vacation prep, a lot of birthdays and a lot of getting out into the world after being […]


M. Night Shyamalan has made three good movies in his time in Hollywood, and one of them has left an indelible impression on me. I saw Unbreakable in 2001. Not on the big screen mind you. I was in college by then and my ass was broke. I caught it on video. For those who haven’t […]


I am a baseball fan. Specifically, I am a Philadelphia Phillies fan, if you want to get technical about it. I didn’t really have much choice in the matter. Some of my earliest memories involve being crammed into my Grandmother’s modest sitting room in her mobile home in PA, watching afternoon games. These were the […]