YG: Still Brazy

Gangster rap.  What’s not to love?  YG (Young Gangsta) cranks out a surprisingly layered album in Still Brazy.  Catchy beats reminiscent of Snoop Dogg and George Clinton and the Parliament Funkadelic lay the foundation for classic rap topics: Protecting Your Turf In YG’s first track “Don’t Come to L.A.” visiting rappers are forewarned that posers willContinue reading “YG: Still Brazy”


Joel Osteen: Become a Better You

Become a Better You: 7 Keys to Improving Your Life Every Day is the follow up book to, Your Best Life Now: 7 Steps to Living at Your Full Potential, which has sold over 4 million copies. Why Check Out Joel’s Writing? Besides selling a ton of books, Joel’s decision not to shelter hurricane Harvey victimsContinue reading “Joel Osteen: Become a Better You”

Baby Driver

Baby Driver is a music driven heist flick, enlisting the talents of Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey, Lily James, Jon Hamm, and Jamie Foxx.  A surreal soundtrack provides the backdrop for Baby (Ansel Elgort) the reluctant getaway driver, who hopes to escape criminal capers in favor of clean living.  It’s easy to cheer for Baby, Elgort carriesContinue reading “Baby Driver”

Kettlebell Workout. Adapt the Plan. (Week 3)

Time to weigh in Great job!  Week 2 is completed, now it’s time to check in and see how we’ve done with a weigh in.  Last week I started at 292.2 pounds and a body fat of 36.2%, now I’m down to 290.4 pounds and a reading of 35.8% body fat – so I lostContinue reading “Kettlebell Workout. Adapt the Plan. (Week 3)”


Fury is an effective war movie depicting the atrocities of war and the depth of comradery.  Brad Pitt portrays ‘Wardaddy’ the gritty tank leader battling Nazis in WWII.  His band of men return to camp one man down and receive a fledgling army typist played by Logan Lerman.  A poignant interaction comes when Pitt and LermanContinue reading “Fury”

Superbowl LII

1st Half Nick Foles Delivers Nick Foles steals the spotlight from Tom Brady and the Patriots by helping the Eagles secure their first Superbowl win.  Foles played like the pro bowl selection from 2013, throwing for 373 yards and 3 touchdowns.  If that wasn’t enough, Foles caught a touchdown pass of his own on aContinue reading “Superbowl LII”

Wayne Dyer: Your Erroneous Zones

Wayne Dyer’s Your Erroneous Zones is one of the best excuse eradicating books in the self-help market.  Dyer systematically dismantles all our well constructed defenses that we use to avoid the hard work of self-improvement.  Light bulb moments abound, whether it’s applied towards yourself or someone you rub elbows with – the material is incrediblyContinue reading “Wayne Dyer: Your Erroneous Zones”


Generates Laughter Storks delivers zany humor using creativity, awkward timing, and slapstick.  Andy Samburg as Junior fulfills the role of reluctant hero, providing laughs through his emotional constipation and interchanges with Katie Crown as Tulip. The real showstopper for me was the performance of Stephen Kramer Glickman as Pigeon Toady.  In his limited scenes, PigeonContinue reading “Storks”

Kettlebell Workout. Keep Going. (Week 2)

Weigh In Whew!  We did it, we completed week 1’s regimented kettlebell and cardio routine.  It’s time to weigh in.  At the start of week 1 I tipped the scales at 294.8 pounds and body fat at 36.8%, now I’ve dropped to 292.2 pounds and 36.2% body fat.  Losing 2.6 pounds is right on trackContinue reading “Kettlebell Workout. Keep Going. (Week 2)”

The Philadelphia Pounding

If last week was the Minneapolis Miracle, this week was the Philadelphia Pounding.  Any signs of life shown by the Vikings on their opening touchdown drive were completely snuffed out by the Eagles defensive dominance for the remainder of the game. Momentum shifted away from the Vikings when a Case Keenum pass was picked offContinue reading “The Philadelphia Pounding”