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Catching the Sun

The UMN Institute of the Environment’s Sustainability Education program hosted a showing at the Bell Museum of “Catching the Sun” “a 2015 documentary film on the growth of the solar power industry. Directed by Shalini Kantayya, the film features portraits of diverse personalities and their roles in the transition to solar power” ( While there […]

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

Tonight was the “Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience” at the Xcel Energy Center, but the day started by visiting the Science Museum of Minnesota and seeing the Omni Theater’s newest show ‘A Beautiful Planet’ which was wonderful and then looked at the fun Mythic Creatures exhibit. Here is the official blurb: “Enter the world […]

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Tonight (December 15) was the opening of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story! Que evil Imperial March theme. I was going to go to the midnight show, but for some reason they don’t do midnight shows anymore and instead have a bunch of earlier shows in the evening before the official release date. Going to […]

IMDB ‘Little Wing’ update

Little Wing is a Finnish movie looking to go to the Golden Globes. So I backed their campaign and my ‘special thanks’ on IMDB just went up. The movie is “tells the story of 12-year-old Varpu (Linnea Skog), who’s quickly growing to adulthood, and about her mother (Paula Vesala), who doesn’t want to grow up. […]

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was finally released today! The screenplay arrived on my Kindle Thursday night, but the movie and screenplay were officially released today (aka Friday November 18). I wanted to see the movie before I read the book, so while it was tempting to read it last night, I did […]

Star Trek at 50!

A little show appeared on television today back on September 8, 1966 and after many years, TV shows, movies, books, and conventions, it is still going strong. As the years have past who has Star Trek not influenced? NASA, Apple, and the American culture are just a few. I mean, didn’t everyone have a friend […]

For the Love of Spock

Leonard “Spock” Nimoy’s son Adam Nimoy filmed a documentary on his dad “For the Love of Spock” and launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2015 to complete it. Spock and Star Trek! Hello, of course I had to backed it. One of the things that you could do was send in your own Spock photo and […]

IMDB ‘The Fencer’ update

My IMDB page has been updated to include the Finnish movie ‘The Fencer’ as a “Special Thanks” for backing the film in their promotion campaign. ‘The Fencer’ was the first ever Finnish film to be nominated for a Golden Globe and to be shortlisted for an Oscar. The film is: “Fleeing from the Russian secret […]

Celebrating Hunger Games and birthdays

Celebrating the opening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 2″ which was not as good as the first few movies, but not bad and they stayed pretty true to the book ending. Also celebrating the 30th birthday of Nicky and Jenny. Happy Birthday Nicky and Jenny!

Back to the Future Day!

Today is Back to the Future Day! Where on October 21, 2015 at 4:29 PM PST Marty McFly and Doc Brown went back to the future! But are we living in the future? No. Because I don’t have a hoverboard. Its all about the hoverboards! The internet, social media, regular media, Time lords and companions, […]