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What I am Watching: Kids and movies that actually came out this year!!!

Kids (1995) When Kids originally premiered in 1995, it created quite a stir. It was called everything from exploitative to borderline child pornography. It was slapped with an NC-17 rating, and a bunch of my classmates ran around quoting bits … Continue reading

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2016 – My Defense For a “Pretty Good Year”

2016 is done and over with in less than 24 hours (Brazil time). Although a lot of people seemed to have hated the year by what I can surmise on my social media feeds – I actually was much happier … Continue reading

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Ranking The Star Trek Movies

Star Trek movies have forever walked the tight rope of trying to appeal to a larger audience while still keeping its Trekkie fan base happy. It’s not an easy task, but despite the hits and misses, Star Trek is still alive … Continue reading

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A List of Things We Should Not Talk About – because talking about them only makes them worse

How I came to discover that there is a list of things we shouldn’t talk about has a bit of a back story. It mainly begins with the infamous Race Card. Is it real? Is it an illusion? Perhaps it’s … Continue reading

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Aguá Branca Park – A Small São Paulo Park With Big Character

About five years ago I had to go to Perdizes, a neighborhood on the west side of São Paulo, for the first time. I found the area charming, so when I was finished my business there I decided to have a … Continue reading

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That’s How Life Is

Breakup song. I dated someone who couldn’t be with me anymore because his religious background made him feel guilty about it. He has since grown out of that, but it was more funny to me than anything. Translation from Portuguese. … Continue reading

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How I Stopped Having an Open Mind – and the good that it did me.

I love it when I receive a big time mental smack-down that changes the way I look at things for the better. One of these moments came during talks with an old friend of mine. At the time of our … Continue reading

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