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Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Blog, Essays | 0 comments

NFL Conference Championship Games



I’ve enjoyed a modestly successful 2017-2018 NFL season.  Since posting picks weekly here at my website, I’ve now posted 4 winning seasons, and 2 losing seasons.  I’m slightly ahead overall after six years, and that includes more than 1,000 NFL wagers since I began doing this prior to the start of the 2012 NFL regular season (note that I posted picks at other sites prior to launching this site, dating back to 1996…years which were far more successful before picking winners became increasingly difficult).

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Posted by on Jan 15, 2018 in Blog, Essays | 2 comments

Movie Review: Lady Bird



I ask myself three questions when writing a move review:

1.  Did I like the movie?

2.  Was the movie well-made?

3.  Did I gain something from seeing the movie?

Generally, if I can answer “yes” to all three questions, then I give the movie my recommendation.  One or two affirmative responses means the movie is borderline.  Zero “yes” answers means I probably hated the film, assuming I didn’t storm out before the movie ended.

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