KEEP THE ANNOTATIONS ON FOR THIS CLIP.
” A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.”
The blessing and the curse.
Oscar Wilde used to stay at the old, Cliff Walk Hotel, in Newport. It’s a beautiful spot, if you’ve never seen it. One of my friends has the pool table from the old hotel. We always think of Oscar when we play on that table. Did he, or didn’t he spend some time standing at that table?
Interesting…three and half years ago went to the city of Dublin, what a rich history. The hotel is in midtown access to museums, university and the shopping area. Ther next door was a 3 story,or two..building was the house of OW. Across the street was a park . There was a large stone ( hill) top of that was a statue of the author with a pipe in his mouth with a smirk in his face looking at the world.
Friendly people, taxi drivers are all like historians, museums you do not need a guide the security in the rooms will fill you in, all you have to do is ask and I did.
Joni Mitchell – Both Sides, Now [Original Studio Version, 1969]
December 13, 2013 at 2:56 pm ~ Jackhole’s Realm
Why I choose to look at the world through the eyes of TV drama. Of course we all know television is the furthest thing from reality, right. However, TV dramas are written by real people who acquire their creative ideas from real life situations. As such any one particular program is a time capsule of the viewing audience zeitgeist made manifest on the small screen.
Why do series like Vince Gilligan’s BrBa resonate so with our collective consciousness ? Because on an emotional gut level we can all identify with the dilemma of the characters created for our viewing pleasure. The series dénouement provides us with the much needed cathartic release we so seldom experience in our own real lives. How many people only wish they had the cojones to ride off into the sunset together like Wilson and House.
But how real are our “real lives”? Are they not merely a creation of our mind painted on the canvas of what we perceive to be our banal worldly existence ? There was a song I remember from the 90’s with a line that very succinctly sums up the angst of our existential experience “life is the longest form of suicide”. But we keep on searching for that magic moment in “real life” which explains why we’re here. And so it goes.
“All the world’s a stage,
And all the men and women merely players:
They have their exits and their entrances;
And one man in his time plays many parts”
Indeed. All that remains is but to have a good laugh, for none of it is real. Tonight I think I’ll have the alternate ending to BrBa, where Hal wakes up in bed with Lois in a scene setting stolen from Malcolm in the Middle (LOL, just kidding).
Very good except for the spoiler part.
Hey, I can take that out
Crease ~ Frustration http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BH-sHFKwSgw
Harry Chapin – Taxi http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qYU9b5OF8M
Good Morning all McRealm dwellers
HAPPY ST. PATRICK’S DAY ~ now be off with you, go drink green beer and make merry !!!
WILCO – MONDAY:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jg6GOrJMRds
” Always forgive your enemies – nothing annoys them so much.”
What’s up with so many folks turning the hover cards off on the AVi’s? How I’m supposed to use the to make parodies when I can’t see the image??
Sure I get here everyone splits.
Oh, how weird, Mick Jagger’s girlfriend committed suicide.
He’s in the far east right now. They still have some more shows, ending in New Zealand. I wonder what he’ll do?
Hi there, fi! – Good to see you!
Hi, how ya doing?
Doing good! – Still cold but the sun is shining. Wish there was some green in the yard but no sign of even a sprout. The flowers are late this year.
All good on the Scottish front!
Hi HH, I had a major ‘puter crash this weekend, just been fixed, how are you?
Hi, Haruko! – Like your green hat!!
Dammit jib-jab won’t let me freeload anymore. Wasted my time making a vid for a new page now I have nothing.
did you use up your free videos?
If that’s the case perhaps Mrs JH could open an account.
It will get better, it’s St. Patrick’s Day!
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling – The Irish Tenors
I have crocus’s sprouting!
Lucky you! – Must be some four leaf clovers in your yard as well. 🙂
Sure, rub it in. It’ll be weeks before our yard emerges from the snow.
Hi there, Blue Dawg! – Nice to meet you! – There is usually something green here in western PA by now, probably get more snow later this week. I saw my first robin a few days ago but he probably took one look and headed back south for a few more weeks.
This is a very interesting story. It’s about Fred Phelps’ son. Fred Phelps was apparently kicked out of his own church last August.
He has a bloody cheek, not wanting folk to protest his fathers funeral.
The AP reports that Nathan Phelps “said he has no doubt some people would want to protest his father’s funeral but added, ‘I wish they wouldn’t.’ “
Hi CBD, any scrambled egg news?
So far, I’m following my sweet wife’s wishes and haven’t made any for the little guy. But, I really want to see if he’d go for them. Stay tuned.
How are you, hubby and Angus?
All good thanks, spring has sprung over here, weather quite acceptable!
“Forgiveness is the greatest gift you can give yourself. It’s not for the other person”
They found the Big Bang!!! Well, that’s just great. Game over man. You can count me out.
!!!!!!!!!!!! NEW PAGE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Got that Jamie Oliver 15 minute meals book on the way. Delicious recipes to follow!
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