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I'd like to share what I know about: Books, Films, Baseball, Martial Arts

I first got on this blog to discuss my first passion which is books.  Since I have gotten on I find that books are only a piece of this blog and I can discuss just about anything that comes to mind.  It is a lot of fun to just take off and start typing about something I really like.

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Reviews
reviewed Sex and the City 2 (2010). June 14, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Sex and the City 2 (2010)
I read some of the critical reviews and the one theme that seemed prevelent is that this movie is 2 and a half hours and seems like you can't wait for it to end.  I never felt that way about …
Victus: The Fall of Barcelona, A Novel
Fascinating tale of Zuviria Marti, who because of a childhood prank, is sent off from Spain to France to be educated. He arrives at the estate of Vauban, a legendary engineer who has fought in many wars. …
reviewed LIFE WITH ARCHIE COMIC #36. July 17
Life With Archie #36
I picked up this one because I had read in the newspaper that Archie was going to die in it.  Archie comics has produced a series of comics called Life With Archie in which there are two parallel …
Bagmen a book
Victor Carl the lawyer who "crosses the line" between what is legal and what is criminal is back.  This time he gets himself involved as a "bagman" for a politician.  That …
reviewed Park Avenue to Park Bench. June 30
Park Avenue to Park Bench
The author, Michael Domino sent me a free copy in exchange for a non-biased opinion.      In the author's introduction he stated that the book is a collection of actual experiences …
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Quick Tips
posted a Quick Tip about Captain America: The Winter Soldier. May 27
Captain America: The Winter Soldier
I saw it and liked it! It was much better than Man of Steel (the fight scenes in that film were ridiculously bad).Still can't figure out the tricks that they do to make Chris Evans a puny Steve Rogers. …
posted a Quick Tip about HOT TOPICS: An impending Indiana Jone.... May 27
HOT TOPICS: An impending Indiana Jones reboot?
The first 15 minutes of the first film was what made the whole series. As Amy Farrah Fowler in The Big Bang Theory points out, Indiana Jones' character had zero bearing on the outcome of the first …
posted a Quick Tip about HOT TOPICS: Captain America 2: The Wi.... April 08
HOT TOPICS: Captain America 2: The Winter Soldier
The previews to this film look great! This is the one film I am looking forward to see this Spring! I also heard that there is a plug in the film for a possible Doctor Strange film.
posted a Quick Tip about Clear History. August 28, 2013
Clear History
Saw it on HBO. It is like a long Curb Your Enthusiasm episode. Has its few funny moments and the makers seemed to do an amazing make-up job on Eva Mendez as well as adding believable hair to Larry David. …
posted a Quick Tip about Detroit Bankruptcy. July 30, 2013
posted in Politics Your Way
Detroit Bankruptcy
How in the world can a city file this? What happens to its debts? Does the government shut down? Are teachers, police, firemen, et. al. working for free?
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Latest Lists
created a list. June 25, 2013
We are midway through 2013 and it is time for vacation. That being said I thought I would put together a list of the best books I have read through the …
Perfect Alibi a book A Killer in the Wind Frozen Solid: A Novel Two Graves, a book The Kronos Interference, a book
created a list. May 03, 2012
We are already a third into 2012 and I have had a good string of luck reading good books so far. Therefore I present to you the best books I have read …
Defending Jacob a Novel The Status Civilization and Notions: Unlimited Bloodman a book The Columbus Affair: A Novel Heart of a Killer: a book
created a list. March 29, 2012
posted in Awesomeness
I like to carry on the tradition of George Carlin and take note of things people commonly say when they mean something else. Many of these expressions …
It Is What It Is I Have a Quick Question Sounds Like a Plan Liberal
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June 03, 2011
Hey Michael! I just wanted to give you a heads up on some of the new features that we've added to Communities since you started yours. We now have a rev share program where you can add your Google AdSense and Amazon Affiliate codes, customize the design of your homepage to be whatever you want as well as add widgets to other websites to promote your Community. All of these and more can be found under your Manage Tab and if you need any help, feel free to let me know!
 
March 03, 2011
Sorry you didn't win a Lunch Award this year. I was cheering for you! I'm keeping my fingers crossed for next year. :) Keep on writing and being amazing!
March 03, 2011
Thanks!
March 05, 2011
Welcome. :)
 
December 07, 2010
Hey Michael- welcome to Pass the Remote! I've featured your list on Annoying TV characters and I look forward to reading more of your reviews. Feel free to let me know if you need any help there or anywhere else on Lunch!
 
December 02, 2010
Congrats on earning the Robert Langdon badge in the Cafe Libri Reading Community! Feel free to suggest new badges for the community that you want created. :)
 
November 10, 2010
Hey MichaelN, did you know your review of Sparky Anderson was featured on the Lunch Facebook Page? Pretty cool! 
 
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