2015 – The Year of Audible
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I’ve had a long-standing, if not unsatisfying, affair with books. Basically it goes like this: I buy books, I start reading, I get a few chapters in and then stop reading. Wash, rinse, repeat. For years this has been been my lot in life. It’s not because I’m not reading books that are stimulating enough,
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The Ethics of the “Shooting In The Wild” Documentary
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Last night I went to a screening of “Shooting In The Wild,” a documentary short on Chris Palmer’s book by the same name.  The premise of the book and the 27-minute film, hosted by Alexandra Cousteau, is to expose the outright deception and unethical methods used by film producers in making so-called “wildlife” films, methods
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My Academy Award Predictions
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As a broadcasting major it was almost required to watch as many of the films nominated for major Academy Awards.  But college was a marriage, two kids, and more years than I care to remember ago.  These days, I’m doing good to watch all the films nominated in the Animated category. This year, however, working
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