Friday Reccy: “Green Book” (2018)

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt6966692/ Character, dignity, and respect. Not racism and social justice. "Green Book" was a surprise. Although set during racist times, the story wasn't about racism. Two men from different worlds go on a literal and metaphorical journey through 1960s American South. The movie poster is misleading as it looks like reverse racism. Rather, it accurately… Continue reading Friday Reccy: “Green Book” (2018)

Tough Girls: Real Grit vs. Fake Superpowers

This post was going to be a review of the movie Captain Marvel (2019). But I don’t want to talk about Captain Marvel, I want to talk about Carol Danvers, Captain Marvel’s alter ego. She is a Tough Girl. What is a Tough Girl? They are everywhere. Lt. Skyler Kamaka - former beauty queen and… Continue reading Tough Girls: Real Grit vs. Fake Superpowers

Movie Review: 12 Angry Men (1957)

Starring Henry Fonda You see twelve men in a room and the changing landscape of how opinions are formed."-Ron Simon, 2011 curator at the Paley Center for Media Who should watch: Appreciate solid writing and actingWorried about mainstream media warping American opinionWant to see how an ordinary person can stake out and defend his own… Continue reading Movie Review: 12 Angry Men (1957)

The Legacy of a Girl Dad

Listen to Start Ed Up podcast Start Ed Up podcast: What it Means to be a Girl Dad. Aired on January 30, 2020. The life you had planned isn't the life you get. And the life you get is a blessing.-Don Wettrick, President and founder of STARTedUP Foundation Kobe Bryant's passing was unfortunate. However, men… Continue reading The Legacy of a Girl Dad

Movie Review: The Mule (2019)

Clint Eastwood directs and stars. Better than a blockbuster, this movie is worth your time. Wait! Don’t leave! I’m not saying it will make you think. It’s not an art film or a documentary. It’s a darn good story. And we love stories. A means to an end Earl Stone, 90, needs money. The bank… Continue reading Movie Review: The Mule (2019)

Hitting Helps: a Podcast About Parkinson’s

http://www.stitcher.com/s The Art of Manliness Podcast, episode #562: How Boxing Can Fight Parkinson's Disease Nurse and Boxer Aaron Sloan coaches Parkinson's patients in his Tulsa, Oklahoma boxing gym, Engine Room Boxing. He talks about how boxing benefits his clients and plans to train other boxing gyms in the program. Featured image by Shaun Bell on… Continue reading Hitting Helps: a Podcast About Parkinson’s