Author: Tim Hief

American Idol Journal – Week 8 (Top 6)

This night turned up some unexpected things. First, two wardrobe FAILS… ‘Niffer comes out looking like a latino Pebbles Flintstone, second, Jacob Lusk looking like the old Windows HOT DOG STAND theme.

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Where is the “pro-choice” for men?

I don’t typically write about this subject because I agree with the right of a woman to choose what happens to her body. My agreement should not be understood to mean I’m in solidarity with all pro-choice talking points, in point of fact, much of them I find quite illogical and rather self-serving of it’s proponents.

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American Idol Journal – Week 12 (Top 2)

The week all American Idol fans wait for… WEEK 12!  Both contestants have had a long run, but not without some controversy.  Jessica was voted off by the fans at one point.  I will still say, even in retrospect, her…

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American Idol Journal – WEEK 6 PAUL MCDONALD IS GONE!

In a bit of a surprise Paul McDonald fell from grace in one week.  Oddly, his performances were getting stronger in my view and I certainly thought he was better this week than Stefano Langone.   America’s voting is sure…

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Netflix Friday!

Yes, this first one is late, don’t be hating.  I find myself watching less regularly scheduled programming from my cable television service and more of my own programming. This weeks selection for Netflix Friday is a great example of why!…

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“That Was Regrettable” or “Missed it by that much!”

Verbal arrows that leave the bow can never be returned. They may not hit the mark you intended but they will most certainly hit something tender. The “shoot from the hip” strategy is reckless, be considerate of what you say. “Damn the consequences” usually concludes with consequences that will damn you.

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Keep Your Fork

She told him which songs she wanted sung at the service, what scriptures she would like read, and what outfit she wanted to be buried in. Everything was in order and the Pastor was preparing to leave when the young woman suddenly remembered something very important to her.

“There’s one more thing!” she said excitedly.

‘What’s that?’ came the Pastor’s reply.

‘This is very important,’ the young woman continued. ‘I want to be buried with a fork in my right hand.’

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Netflix Friday!

As with every movie since the beginning, the star must have a running scene, Bob does his best at “running”, but since he is really in his 60’s when this film was made it’s not quite Olympic form. I enjoyed all of the chase scenes in the classic Ford Galaxy 500 police cars, Diller even got into the act on a red Honda 90 motorcycle that had no problem catching the speeding cars from behind.

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