Posted in December 2015

On X2: X-Men United

On X2: X-Men United

In a previous post, I covered my enjoyment of the first Bryan Singer X-Men film. As already indicated, there are parallels between being a mutant in X-Men, and being LGBT, as seen with Bobby Drake’s coming out scene in this film. Furthermore, in 2015, the comic book version of Iceman is outed as gay (he does not … Continue reading

On The Iron Lady

On The Iron Lady

  Two words, just two words: Meryl Streep. Given my frequent involvement in politics, I admit it certainly does relate. Margaret Thatcher was, of course, the only woman British Prime Minister, author of The Downing Street Years, The Path To Power, and Statecraft: Strategies for a Changing World, and finally, a good friend to President … Continue reading

On X-Men

On X-Men

My enjoyment of the X-Men dates all the way back to my childhood, when I watched the X-Men: The Animated Series on Fox Kids seen on Saturday mornings. It was one of my favorite shows that I looked forward to every week. How could you not totally love this series? I grew a real appreciation for … Continue reading

In Appreciation of Governor Deval Patrick

In Appreciation of Governor Deval Patrick

I have only known one Democratic Governor of Massachusetts growing up here in Massachusetts, Deval Patrick. Since I was born in 1984, I would not remember anything about the Governorship of Michael Dukakis, though I have met him our wonderful former Governor on several occasions. So, it was a great pleasure to be involved in … Continue reading

Almost Doesn’t Count

Almost Doesn’t Count

Almost made you love me Almost made you cry Almost made you happy, baby Didn’t I didn’t I You almost had me thinkin’ You were turned around But everybody knows Almost doesn’t count Almost heard you saying You were finally free What was always missing for you, baby You’d found it in me But you … Continue reading

The First Night

The First Night

Baby, baby tell me whats up? Can you hear me? Or do I do I need to turn it up? Huh huh Baby, baby tell me whats up? Can you hear me? Or do I do I need to turn it up? Huh what Baby baby tell me whats up? Can you hear me? Or … Continue reading

Raise Your Glass

Raise Your Glass

Right right, turn off the lights, We gonna lose our minds tonight, What’s the dealio? I love when it’s all too much, Five a.m. turn the radio up Where’s the rock and roll? Party crasher, Panty snatcher, Call me up if you want a gangsta Don’t be fancy, just get dancy Why so serious? So … Continue reading

The Best and Worst of Fringe: Season 4

The Best and Worst of Fringe: Season 4

In a previous post, I began the best and worst posts for the TV series, Fringe, which I continue here with Season 4, the first full season of the show I actually watched. The fact that two parallel universes were so interlocked throughout the season actually was a compelling thing, for me. The Best: Back … Continue reading

Hero

Hero

There’s a hero If you look inside your heart You don’t have to be afraid Of what you are There’s an answer If you reach into your soul And the sorrow that you know Will melt away And then a hero comes along With the strength to carry on And you cast your fears aside … Continue reading