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Grimm TV Show – Fairy Tales with an Edge The TV series “Grimm” was a fascinating blend of fractured family tales and police detective show that ran for six seasons. During that time, the series created a multitude of loyal fans “Grimmsters” with cries for six seasons and a movie. The series was based on […]

Grimm TV Show – Fairy Tales with an Edge

Coco from Pixar One of the most enjoyable memories of this summer was watching Coco from Disney and Pixar with my adult son. While I unfortunately did not see it on the big screen, I still loved seeing it in my living room. Coco is an enchanting tale that mixes Mexican culture especially in regards […]

Coco from Pixar

Merlin and King Arthur ~ Continue the adventures? So glad to be in the modern age of DVDs and video streaming. Ten years ago a TV show about a wizard (warlock, sorcerer) was aired and I only saw the first episode. Even though I liked what I saw, for some reason I never got a […]

Movies and TV : BBC Fantasy Drama : The Adventures of Merlin

Do you fancy BBC Masterpiece Contemporary Mystery movies or television series? The BBC political thriller is titled “Page Eight”. It is about a British intelligence analyst who refuses to compromise his integrity. What happens to him is what usually happens when civil servants will not budge on their ideals of Right versus Wrong, and their […]

Movies and TV : BBC Masterpiece Mystery : Worricker : Page Eight

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Action Figures Buffy the Vampire Slayer Action Figures are the perfect gift for Buffy the Vampire Slayer fans – and even after all this time there are a lot of them! There was a time when I didn’t even realize that vampires were cool and then I found Buffy the Vampire […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Action Figures

Satisfying my BBC comedy addiction by watching all the seasons of “Doc Martin”. It’s a “medical dramedy series” * (a delightful comedy with drama mixed in about a medical professional). It’s all about the adventures of a GP (General Practitioner), Doctor Martin Ellingham, who provides medical care to the residents of Portwenn, a pleasant fishing village, […]

Movies and TV : BBC Comedy : Martin Clunes is Doc Martin

Taking an opportunity to honor a notable woman in film history and a beloved Irish-American actress admired by many, especially me. ♦ Maureen O’Hara (1920 – 2015) In 2015, we lost Ms. Maureen O’Hara, famous American Irish-born actress. She departed this life 5 years short of becoming a centenarian. She was 95. Her career in […]

Movies and TV : Fans of Maureen O’Hara (1920 – 2015)

There is no dispute or debate about this FACT. Paul Simon was the greatest singer / songwriter of my generation. What??!! I said “my”. :) My teenage and young adult years of life had the music of the legendary Paul Simon (at that time, known as “Simon and Garfunkel”) sewn into the hemlines. But then, […]

Gifts for Music Lovers: Paul Simon is a Singer and Songwriter Who Gets Better With Age

On May 11, 1981, singer, songwriter and reggae music legend, Robert Nesta “Bob” Marley, OM (Feb 6, 1945 – May 11, 1981), died of cancer in a hospital in Miami, Florida. Per his request, Mr. Marley was buried 10 days later with his red Les Gibson guitar, a Bible, and a few other items. “OM” stands […]

Gifts for Music Lovers: Reggae Music Legend Bob Marley

Tina Turner no longer does concerts or any live performances, nor does she make records any more!! Her last concert was in Austin, Texas. (I think.) The last time I saw her on the television – she was being interviewed on “60 Minutes” by Dan Rather. That was back in 2000 and for sure it […]

Gifts for Music Lovers: Tina Turner ~ Still Fine and Fabulous!

All music is magic. Perhaps that generalization depends on one’s definition of music. :) But let’s say we all agree with that statement. If so, then it’s likely we may disagree over which musical instrument (excluding the human voice) can produce the most magical sound. Listverse.com is a fun site where people publish lists of […]

Gifts for Music lovers : Wind Instruments : The Magical and Delightful Sounds of the Ocarina

Inflatable Movie Screens Inflatable Movie Screens bring that Drive In Movie experience right to your home. You can easily view TV shows, sports events and movies right in your back yard. Being able to entertain your family, friends and neighbors with a huge inflatable movie screen in your back yard is a priceless experience. View […]

Outdoor Inflatable Movie Screen

First, let me say I ♥ Al Pacino. OK. Got that out of the way. Now. I am all for movies that end on a positive note. When the bad guy reaps exactly what he sows, I write that off as a Happy Ending! “Scarface” (1983) is a film which tells the story of Tony […]

Movies and TV : In the Mood for a Gangsta Flick?

Lots of cool stuff going on in the world of science fiction. Such as? Such as uuumm … adult coloring books. Yeah. I know everybody is into coloring books. But did you like the 1979 film “Alien” which starred Signourney Weaver? It’s been almost 40 years but guess what? Livescience.com recommends the ‘Alien’ Coloring Book. […]

Gifts for Sci-Fi Fans: Alien, Star Trek, War of the Worlds, Etc.

Drag Queen Clothing and Make-up for a look into the fascinating world of drag queens Vive la Difference! The world of men and women is completely different – with no overlap. Well……………. Or is there? Of course there is! There is a continuum between femininity and masculinity is a fluid one, and no one shows […]

How to Be a Drag Queen

There are so many male tenors in the entertainment industry and no doubt if one is mentioned by name, somebody will readily respond with an alternative or comparable singer and say ~ Yeah, he’s alright but I just love _________. Nevertheless I am going to resort to name-calling because this guy’s voice even impressed Linda […]

Gifts for Music Lovers: Artists Collaboration | Linda Rondstadt and Aaron Neville

A duke is like a sovereign prince or a nobleman. What an appropriate nickname for him. Calling this man “mister” or “sir” just seems so inadequate and uncomplimentary for one of America’s most influential jazz ambassadors. Speaking with respect to Edward Kennedy “Duke” Ellington (1899 – 1974) – the legendary American jazz pianist, composer and […]

Gifts for Music Lovers: Duke Ellington Album: Far East Suite

“As of 2016, Aretha Franklin still holds the record for the most hits on the Billboard Hot 100 … she is still on the road and performing in her 74th year.” (Even though her doctors advise her to take it easy.) * * Quote source: “FUV Essentials: Aretha Franklin.” WFUV. Fordham University, 12 Sept. 2016. […]

Gifts for Music Lovers : Aretha Franklin Sings The Great Diva Classics

Best Bob Dylan Songs, Compositions, And Collectibles Bob Dylan is a singer, song writer, and musician who began performing initially during high school and while attending college at the University of Minnesota. Dylan came along at a time of social upheaval and unrest in which the nation’s young adults called out for change. Bob Dylan […]

Best Bob Dylan Songs, Compositions, And Collectibles

Spectacular Space Age Star Trek 50th Anniversary Collectibles And Memorabilia Star Trek, The Original Series, debuted on September 8, 1966, approximately 50 years ago. There are many Star Trek fans across all age groups who are excited to purchase and receive spectacular space-age Star Trek 50th anniversary collectibles and memorabilia. Many of the followers of […]

Specatcular Space Age Star Trek 50th Anniversary Collectibles

Isn’t it funny how you get fixated on certain things? For the past several months, my guilty pleasure has been absorbing myself in television series that are fictional accounts dramatizing periods in Korean history; mainly the Joseon Dynasty, 17th century. One of my nuggets right here at this site is about the first series that […]

Movies and TV : Do You Heart Butterflies and K-Dramas?

Angel After the Fall – What Happened after the TV series Ended? If you are a fan of the Buffyverse you probably mourned both of the series ends. Buffy lovers are huge fans of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel TV shows. The “Buffyverse” is the universe created from the vampire slaying high school […]

Angel After the Fall – Buffy after the Hellmouth Closed

Chosŏn means “The Land of the Morning Calm.” A brief article about the Joseon (or Chosŏn) Dynasty in Korea can be found at About.com. This dynasty lasted for a little over 5 centuries from 1392–1910. King Taejo, founder and first king of the Joseon Dynasty, established the capital at Hanyang. South Korea’s Jeju Island is […]

Movies and TV : Tamra, the Island (2009 Korean Drama)

In memory of: Richard Burton, Actor (1925 – 1984) (DOT 1) Daniel Craig made cinema history by being the first blond James Bond. Have always admired Daniel Craig’s skill as an actor and love his voice. Caught a clip of a late night talk show one time and he was the guest. The talk show […]

Movies and TV : Movies From the 70s: The Medusa Touch (1978)

Jingle Jangle Jungle is a fabulous music entertainment blog that publishes interesting tidbits about music, artists and the stories behind them. Per JJJ: “ … the sound of Carlos Santana is one of the world’s best-known musical signatures. …” (Quote Source) My additional remarks to that succinct summation of the illustrious career of this musical […]

Gifts for Music Lovers: Carlos Santana: Ultimate Guitar Hero

Angel: Lover or Arch-enemy of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Hero and Villain on his own Josh Whedon’s creation: “Angel” is was the lover of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as well as her Arch-Enemy when he was in the “Angelus” manifestation; and after spending over 150 years full of destruction and painful killing as a […]

Angel or Angelus – Buffy’s Vampire Lover and Arch-enemy

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fans Totally Rock! Here are some perfect Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fans Gift Ideas for all the Buffy fans that are still rabid fans – including myself! I definitely am late to the game – since Buffy the Vampire Slayer went off the air in 2003 – but ten years late […]

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Fans Gift Ideas

The Nightmare Before Christmas Neo-Gothic Fun The Nightmare Before Christmas is filled with neo-gothic fun, with wacky characters and nightmarish antics. Typical of Tim Burton’s imagination, the characters are a mix of scary and funny, and the dark innocence is a wonderland of spooky scenes. With all of their quirks, these Tim Burton animated characters […]

The Nightmare Before Christmas Snow Globes and Collectibles

The Nightmare Before Christmas Lock, Shock and Barrel Party Decorations While I love Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas, one of my favorite features of the movie are the characters Lock, Shock and Barrel. Surely no Nightmare themed party can be complete without some decorations featuring these characters. You may find that it is a bit […]

The Nightmare Before Christmas Lock, Shock and Barrel Party Decorations

What happens when a strange group of mismatched individuals end up dazed and disoriented in an odd cube shaped structure with no idea how they got there?  Cube Let’s just say there are several issues that come into play in the movie, Cube. First of all, you get the feeling that they are there for […]

CUBE- A Movie Review

The Tingler-A Review  The TinglerCheck Price Growing up with an older brother can sometimes be fun, except for when he wants to scare the living daylights out of you! This was the case with me, my brother and the movie The Tingler. Back in the day, there were no movies with high tech special effects […]

The Tingler- A Funny Horror Film Review

The Blind Side is a special film that is meant to be shared.  The Blind SideCheck Price When I first heard about the movie The Blind Side, I was so intrigued. After all, Michael Oher, the pro football player who the movie is based upon, played for my favorite football team, the Baltimore Ravens. All […]

The Blind Side- A Personal Movie Review