10 Things to Stream in April on Netflix / Amazon

Stay home.  Flatten the curve and watch these underrated/ under-appreciated gems for subscribers to Netflix and Amazon.  There’s an argument to be made that Amazon Prime and Netflix are all you really need to get through a pandemic. ZERO ZERO ZERO  – This my favorite find of the spring.  Amazon’s answer to Narcos is better…

My Top Ten Favorite Films of the Decade (2010s)

This decade was no 90s, but there were plenty of great films. I based my list on how many times I’ve watched a film and my desire to watch again. Lady Bird The Wolf of Wall Street Blade Runner 2049 Sicario The Social Network The Tree of Life Mad Max Fury Road Once Upon a…

Mid-Century Photography and a Building Demolition

My dad took about the same number of photos with his camera as an IG influencer takes with their iPhone. I sent off about 150 or so slides to ScanCafe, my recommended slide scanning company. They scanned a bunch of mid-century Vegas shots a few years back and I’m obsessed with them. This current bunch…

The Hidden Netflix Links all Parents Need

Netflix Hidden Kid Categories:    (Quick note:  You can’t be logged in under a kid’s only account to get this to work) Netflix is tough to navigate and nearly impossible with two kids breathing down your neck with vastly different tastes. Fortunately, there’s help. Netflix divides its library into some 70,000 subcategories including many for…

New York World’s Fair – 1964

My father had stacks of slides around the house of which 99% are family pictures. They’re nice of course, but the gold is in the other 1%. Here is what would have been a roll of film taken at the 1964 World’s Fair held in New York. Flushing Meadows Queens to be exact. Please find…

Top Ten TV shows 2018

As I write this there are still 666 hours left in 2018.  That’s enough time to learn a language or Stairway to Heaven on the ukelele.  Also plenty of time for Netflix to covertly drop a cluster of shows, but I’m releasing my top ten list now. I’ll ignore the “Is Peak TV at its peak?”…