Category Archives: Movies

Hola Mr. Hand!

It is official. I am Mr. Hand. Today as I endeavored to start what is categorically my most rambunctious (though generally very enjoyable) second period World History class we were recapping the previous day’s events. I was out for a … Continue reading

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“Halt! Identify yourselves, in the name of the Empire!”

The Dark Side of the Force is a pathway to many abilities, some considered to be unnatural… I am currently teaching a unit on imperialism in World History. We are working through the causes and effects of imperialism and the … Continue reading

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One of the best love stories of all time. Like, totally fer sure.

I’ll stop the world and melt with you You’ve seen the difference and It’s getting better all the time There’s nothing you and I won’t do I’ll stop the world and melt with you I own this movie, though I … Continue reading

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Chivalry is not dead…

I was trying to explain what it was I liked the best about The Cowboy, who I had just met, to A the other morning. A knows The Cowboy, and we were comparing contexts. I said that what I loved … Continue reading

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This pisses me off.

I am trying to be in a good mood and often that requires purposefully not thinking about things that piss me off, but this has been impossible to ignore (though I’ve done a pretty good job up until now.) In what … Continue reading

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I Love L.A., Part Five: “We love it we love it we love it!”

Century Boulevard – We love it! Victory Boulevard – We love it! Santa Monica Boulevard – We love it! Sixth Street – We love it, we love it, we love it!! We love L.A! I get up early now. I … Continue reading

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Billy Beane’s interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice (of religious ritual). Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender of attachment to results (of one’s actions), because there follows immediate peace. — Bhagavad Gita 12:12

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