As I’ve previously mentioned my husband has read all of the book in “A Song of Ice and Fire” while I’ve only watched the TV show. Because of that he’s always known what was going to happen in each episode. That changed last night. He has said since the end of last season that … More Game of Thrones…Season 4…Episode 4
In the summer of 2005 I went to visit the Hearst Castle with my mother. At that point in my life I had only been out of the United States of America twice. One day trip to Juarez, Mexico and a weekend trip to Baja, Mexico. On the August day that we visited the Heart … More The Hearst Castle: An Ameican Masterpiece or a European Potpourri Knock off?
It’s very difficult for a television show to follow up a surprising and powerful episode. It’s impossible for every episode to operate and full throttle. Is it inevitable that a show will suffer a letdown? Those were my thoughts going into last night’s episode of “Game of Thrones”. Last weeks’ episode which concluded with King … More Game of Thrones…Season 4…Episode 3…Recap and thoughts
On Monday night I finally saw “Divergent”. To write a review of this movie is kind of complicated. How can one separate the story from the performances? Well, I’ll try. I’ll start with the positive. I like the story. The world that is created in “Divergent” is different enough from other dystopian stories to stand … More Divergent
Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore….Spoilers Galore When I first started watching “Game of Thrones” I instantly hated Joffrey Baratheon. I even said to my husband “Who is this Draco Malfoy piece of shit?” Little did I know that Joffrey would turn out to be a hundred times worse than that awful little … More A Game of Thrones…Season 4….Episode 2
It’s about people who live in castles and how they plot and scheme about other people who live in castle who are plotting and scheming against them. That is how George R.R. Martin’s books in his “Song of Ice and Fire” were described by a friend at my birthday dinner back in 2011. It wasn’t … More A Game of Thrones-Season 4-Episode 1
No matter where you live it’s very easy to get bogged down in day to day life. I often fantasize about moving to Madrid, or Barcelona and Paris, and in those fantasizes life is a beautiful, romantic European adventure. But twenty years ago I was a teenage gay boy living in the mountains of Colorado … More The Arts District of Downtown Los Angeles