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2001: A Space Odyssey — 50Years Later: A Review

For you reading pleasure, a throwback review of sorts, of one of the most iconic sci-fi films of all time.  I'm speaking, of course, of 2001: A Space Odyssey.  We got wasted at the apartment, then toked up again just around the corner from the theater. Admission had...

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Stevie and the Stardust Cowboys

The other day, I sat with Mike Paul Hughes, a genuine rocket scientist and researcher at Jet Propulsion Labs in Pasadena, to talk about Stephen Hawking and see where the discussion went from there. Hawking based his beliefs on the simple scientific evidence that the...

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Politics Vs Principles

Here’s the setting: You’re a working voice-over actor with a meaningful portion of your income based on the hopeful assumption that a modest stream of work will continue to come in – at least enough to pay the bills your job-job doesn’t cover – because you really are...

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Sounding Presidential

note: this article originally posted on our political blog. Now that we’ve got likely candidates, their performance style is getting more defined. We witnessed an interesting moment recently when the Donald did his first teleprompter read. It was kind of eerie,...

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Locals Only

With the arrival of the talkies in the 1930’s, LA became a magnet for a torrent of movie actor wanna-be’s, which, according to my ol’ dad, literally upped the gene pool in the resulting proliferation of pretty people. Surely, he was talking about me – I just wish he’d...

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Emphasis Changes Everything

Let’s eat Grandma! Hmmm, didn’t you mean, Let’s eat, Grandma!? Yes, commas save lives, and emphasis is another way of describing interpretation. Once you find the right voice over talent for a project – just the kind of combination of vocal qualities, age-range and...

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The Guy’s Guide to the Best Movies of 2015

The Guy’s Guide to the Best Movies of 2015 Here’s my yearly roundup of all things watchable… JM The Top 5 The Big Short It’s all about that wacky ’08 market crash -- awash with unexpected moments of clever explanation and dialog that turn it into a smartass comedy...

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The Thinking Guy’s Guide to Films: Ex Machina

The Thinking Guy’s Guide to Films: Ex Machina So who inherits the Earth after us? Cockroaches? Hmmm, no opposable thumbs–problem. Likely answer: Self-sufficient AI’s. It’s an easy logic leap. We could eventually create independently thinking/learning machines,...

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