The worst review I could ever give a movie is walking out of it. The first movie I ever did that with was “The Crying Game“. I decided after about 30 minutes that even if someone gave me a ticket to the movie I had better things to do with two hours of my life.
All told I’ve only walked out of maybe half a dozen movies; they were either too stupid (and that bar is pretty low – “Dumb and Dumber” is one of my favorite movies of all time) or I simply didn’t get them (like “The Piano“) – apparently I don’t share the same tastes as those critics who gave out acclaim. Fair enough; don’t care; it’s my time, not theirs.
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I am going to apologize to you in advance for what follows.
Not this post – this post is a good post – but what immediately follows this particular paragraph. If you’re the inquisitive type you’ll have already read what lies next and are shooting daggers at me right now; the rest of you will be cursing me right about now because you know – no matter how hard you try – that you will not be able to stop reading until you know what horrible curse I’m going to bestow on you. My apologies in advance…now keep reading. Continue reading A Few Of My Favorite Things
If I told you the Chiefs were 1-6 you’d be upset – that’s a sure record for missing the playoffs…again. If Billy Butler was 1-6 that would be a slump (and unfortunately both Alex Gordon and Lorenzo Cain are both hitting worse than that – .160 and .133, respectively – with Eric Hosmer barely above that at .173). And if I said on a seven question test you only got one answer right I suspect you’d be less than pleased with that result.
It’s hard to look at 1-6 in most sports or situations in life and be happy with it.
Continue reading When 1-6 Is Goodness