Category: Seasons & Celebrations

This Year’s Alternative Superbowl: Quirky British/Irish Comedies

By , February 2, 2020

I hear tell some sports teams are doing something considered important today. Once again, we’re ignoring that, but still gathering with friends to eat and watch T.V.

Unlike past years, when we held Austen Fest, (see An Alternative to the Superbowl—Austen Fest and Austen Fest 2018) we’re doing Quirky British Comedies. And by “British,” we mean Irish as well, even though one of our “Irish” selections was actually filmed on the Isle of Man.

Waking Ned Devine

Waking Ned Devine, an Irish story actually filmed on the Isle of Man (Image: Amazon.com).

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2020

By , January 1, 2020

Happy New Year! It’s 2020.

I don’t know about you, but I get a little tired of “year in review” pieces in the news. You can tell that the first stringers are taking time off, no one really wants to report on actual news, so let’s do a review!

last view of 2019

Perhaps the view makes a view metaphor: a veiled, yet hopeful future (Photo: Mark A. Zeiger).

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