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Archives for October 2014

Happy Halloween

HAPPY HALLOWEEN   

Hallo-ECO-ween!

Hallo-ECO-ween! ~ Samantha Lewis   All Hallows Eve… The night to scare and be scared by things that go bump in the night. Of course, on October 31st, we all want to have safety and fun for our kids and ourselves. This time around, however, we can also keep our thoughts on having a safe […]

Brit Hackers Steal Gangster’s Identity in Fact-Based Mob Saga

Plastic DVD Review by Kam Williams Brit Hackers Steal Gangster’s Identity in Fact-Based Mob Saga   Sometimes, a film unfolds so fast and furiously that it’s hard to keep score. Such is the case with Plastic, a high-octane, high body count affair following the antics of a stolen credit card ring run by a brilliant […]

Rewarding Land Ownership Stems from Spirit

  Rewarding Land Ownership Stems from Spirit   When ‘Dallas’ is mentioned in conversation, most minds immediately think of either a magnificent city or, of course, the much-beloved NFL Cowboys. What many may not realize, however, is that Dallas, Texas is a lot like a compass when it comes to looking for the perfect ranch […]

‘Conformity J.F.K.’ Tee

  ‘Conformity J.F.K.’ Tee The bald eagle will never stop being our symbol of freedom. But to conform…to listen to that constant news on TV telling us about groups, panels, discussions, and all the evil in the world that is after America, wanting to strike at the very heart of us – is the wrong […]

For movies opening October 31, 2014

OPENING THIS WEEK Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams For movies opening October 31, 2014     BIG BUDGET FILMS   Nightcrawler (R for violence, profanity and graphic images) Jake Gyllenhaal stars in the title role of this character-driven thriller as a freelance journalist caught in a cutthroat […]

I See Haley, People!

Haley Joel Osment The “Sex Ed” Interview with Kam Williams I See Haley, People!   Haley Joel Osment skyrocketed to fame at the age of 11 with his unforgettable, Academy Award-nominated performance in M. Night Shyamalan’s ghost thriller, The Sixth Sense. His portrayal of Cole, the little boy who uttered the iconic line, “I see dead people,” […]

Football and Academics?

Football and Academics? ~ Amy Lignor You know what happens when you stand with or near a group of bullies…even when you do not do any bullying whatsoever? You are perceived as one. What happens when one school comes across as an institution of learning that lets people slide if they’re a member of the […]

Defending a Homeland

  Defending a Homeland   The Lone Star State was home to hundreds of Native American Indians. The Apache dominated most of West Texas, and there were two groups among them – the Lipan and the Mescalero – that were hugely important to the growth of Texas.   Apaches were among the first to learn […]

‘Greatest Mirror on Earth’ Tee

  ‘Greatest Mirror on Earth’ Tee Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Well…Behold THIS Sweetheart! You stare into this sheen of glass and your breath catches. There you are, a god or goddess standing atop Mount Olympus enjoying your ultimate power. Of course, you aren’t actually up on that mountaintop looming behind you […]