Skittles, Syrians, and Accidental Genius

Last night on Twitter I saw Donald Trump, Jr.’s tweet about Syrian refugees and Skittles. This image says it all. Let's end the politically correct agenda that doesn't put America first. #trump2016 pic.twitter.com/9fHwog7ssN — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) September 19, 2016 It struck me as a stupid and crass thing to say, and I watched … Continue reading

The Little Prince

Last year Mark Osborne, the director of Kung Fu Panda, released an animated adaptation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s novella, The Little Prince.  The film had been picked up for distribution in the United States by Paramount for earlier in the year.  I had seen Paramount’s trailer for the film, and I was captivated by it.  … Continue reading

A Day at the Celtic Craic

Friday afternoon I decided to attend the Celtic Craic Music Fest in Harrisburg on Saturday. The last few weeks at work have been nothing but Crunch, and the next few look to be nothing but Crunch, and you can make the argument that work in general into the distant past is nothing but Crunch and … Continue reading

Making Baseball Art

Last month I noticed friends on Facebook and Twitter posting some very interesting images.  They were often profile pictures, but they weren’t photographs.  Not exactly, anyway.  They had the look of paintings in different artistic styles.  They were using an iOS app called Prisma, and as an Android user I was a bit jealous.  My … Continue reading