Monthly Archives: May 2017

Top Grossing Films from Memorial Days Past

IMDB is running a poll: pick your favorite of past highest grossing Memorial Day films in their years. They’ve listed them from highest to lowest grossing. I thought I’d see how far down the list I got before I got … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Movies to Not See

Memorial Day weekend’s box office in 2015 was a historic low for the century. Well, 2017 has now surpassed 2015 as the Memorial Day Weekend Box Office Sinks to Lowest Point Since 1999. The big blockbuster opening, Pirates of the … Continue reading

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Is Intersectional Feminism on the Ropes?

In an article entitled “Paris black feminist festival ‘prohibited’ to whites sparks outrage“, the Associated French Press discuss the female mayor of Paris’s call to ban a festival that excludes white women. I think this would have been unheard of … Continue reading

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Andrew Scheer: Canada’s New Conservative Leader

Today (May 27, 2017), we have a new Conservative Party Leader, Andrew Scheer. He narrowly beat (by 1%) Maxime Bernier, who many had expected to win. Who is Scheer, and what are his policies? The only thing I knew about … Continue reading

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Men and Women, Marriage and Work

I created a graph of 5 different statistics from 1960 to 2010. Some of the values are interpolated, and some of the statistics were read off other graphs, so they may not be perfectly accurate. They are all percentages except … Continue reading

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Review of “Don’t Kill It”

* D In don’t kill it, Dolph “He Man” Lundgren plays demon hunter Jebediah Woodley, who is tracking a demon that cannot be killed. As soon as someone kills the body it is possessing, it transfers into the killer. This … Continue reading

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More Google Search Bias?

Heat Street has published an article entitled “Does Google Have a Liberal Bias? Search Results for Roger Ailes“. Lets see what the top nine results look like on both Google and Duck Duck Go: Google Duck Duck Go Roger Ailes … Continue reading

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Why do We Watch Sequels?

Film studios make sequels because, when an audience loved an original, they are more likely to cough up cash to watch a sequel to it. The studios’ actions make complete sense. But given how bad almost every sequel is, why … Continue reading

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Review of “Guardians of the Galaxy 2”

* * * B I loved the original Guardians, so I eagerly anticipated seeing the sequel. It is a very good sequel. This film focuses on the origins of Peter Quill (Chris Pratt). After an initial fight, the action moves … Continue reading

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