My Favorite Realistic Lawyer Movies

By | July 30, 2014

Over the years I have watched quite a few lawyer or lawyer related movies.  Admittedly, there are quite a few I have not watched.  Usually, the ones I haven’t watched are because, upfront, I have decided, for one reason or another, that they are not going to be any good, mainly because my unrealistic meter has pegged out. … Read More »

Remembering James Garner and the Fastest Soap Opera on Wheels, the 1966 Movie “Grand Prix”

By | July 23, 2014

My favorite James Garner role was that of Pete Aron, the American Formula One driver in the 1966 movie “Grand Prix.”  His was a perfect, understated, cool and confident portrayal befitting a top driver in the deadly world of Formula One in the 1960s.  Here is your spoiler alert, as if the same is needed for a movie… Read More »

My Insect Bite From Hell

By | July 20, 2014

Yes, I saw him come in the door.  I think it was a he because he packed so much punch.  Then again, considering the venom …  Ha, ha.  Anyway, it was a fly.  It looked like a routine, run of the mill, fly.  Maybe a tad bit more robust than usual.  And a bit of a rogue as… Read More »

To Relax, Enter the World of the Cat

By | July 18, 2014

I have read a lot of things about the benefits of meditation.  I have never gotten into it, but let me clue you in on something I have done from time to time.   It is relaxing and enjoyable in a very quiet way.  I call this “Enter the World of the Cat.” Tuxedo Cat Button by LZ… Read More »

ESPN has done a Great Job on 2014 World Cup Studio Coverage

By | July 11, 2014

ESPN should be congratulated on the fantastic job they have done with the 2014 World Cup studio coverage.  The announcers and commentators have done a great job and are really first rate.  The part of the studio show called “Last Call” has been especially enjoyable.  This reminds me of my previous favorite studio show, “Clu Barcelona” hosted by… Read More »

LZ Lark 11 World Cup Awards for 2014

By | July 11, 2014

Below are the  LZ Lark 11 World Cup Awards for 2014.  I’m no expert, but my heart is in the right place. Best Uniforms:  Host Brazil’s yellow jersey and white shorts with white socks.  You look marvelous. Team to watch in 2018:  Belgium.  These young guns are going to be even more of a handful next time around.… Read More »

The Look of Success: Journalism School Hacks Cultivated Skid Row Aura

By | July 8, 2014

When I first started hanging out in the newsroom of my college newspaper, I immediately noticed the phenomena known as the J-School Hack.  Now, mind you, this was quite a while ago.  Yes, kids, there were typewriters at the desks.  You could actually make a print of a letter right there on a piece of paper by striking… Read More »