Archive for May, 2011

The Hangover, Too

Lisa
The guys from the most successful R rated film ever, The Hangover, are back in The Hangover II.  And this time they have a monkey!  Continue reading

Journalism Defined

Lisa
Sometimes AM980 airs programs created by London journalism students.  I caught a couple of those shows a week or two ago.  Continue reading

Clapton, Beck, Gilmour – You Can All Relax!

Lisa
I’m quitting the guitar. I have had exactly one lesson and I’m giving it up. It’s tooooo harrrrrrrd! Continue reading

Bits and Pieces From the Week that Was

Lisa
When Jeff Conaway’s family took him off life support we learned the real reason he was dying. It wasn’t a drug overdose after all. Continue reading

The Verdicts

Lisa
Mostly not guilty. The two Manhattan cops who were charged with raping a drunken woman they helped to her apartment were cleared of the sexual assault charges but they’re still going to lose their jobs. Continue reading

Idol Worship

Lisa
Ratings show the median age of an American Idol viewer is in their early 40’s. However it’s widely accepted that it’s kids who are doing the voting. Continue reading

The Met

Lisa
Lots of cities have problems with their downtown area.  Empty storefronts, gatherings of bored young people with drugs or destruction on their minds, shoppers lured to the big box stores on the outskirts.  London hasn’t fared as badly as many others... Continue reading

Garage Update

Lisa
When we last left our steel building it was covered (or uncovered) in a blue tarp that the hostile winter shredded and left flapping in the wind. Continue reading

A Determined Man

Lisa
We watched a biopic on NASCAR driver Wendell Scott and it was so compelling that I did some research on the man and his racing career. Continue reading

Biker World

Lisa
It still amuses my family that I own, ride and love my motorcycle. I spent all day yesterday on it, riding up to Wingham, picking up a friend and riding around to various spots in the town with her, and... Continue reading