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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1310 on: July 30, 2019, 11:05:22 AM »
This is amazing Sandy, good luck!  I remember in my pop culture history class we discussed the role of history in film.  Whether or not it was important for a film to be historically accurate or for it to be allowed creative license and not care as much about historical accuracy.  A Critical History of History in Moving Pictures By John N. Dunbar Ph.D. is worth a read.  As for historical films I like things like Quo Vadis (or de Mille's Sign of the Cross) and Glory.  Political science films I liked American President, Nixon, and the two Eastwood WWII films Flags of our Fathers and the much better Letters from Iwo Jima.

Ah, Quo Vadis! I remember it well. :)

The Sign of the Cross?! The pre-code pushing-the-envelope one with Claudette Colbert? :D I still need to see that! Thanks for the book recommendation and the films. I'll add them to my list!

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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1311 on: July 31, 2019, 02:00:48 PM »
Went to Netflix for a wrap party for the new doc series I worked on earlier this year. Coming soon.




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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1312 on: July 31, 2019, 04:24:12 PM »
Nice. Another one in the bag. :)

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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1313 on: July 31, 2019, 08:28:20 PM »
Looks good
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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1314 on: August 01, 2019, 05:55:21 AM »
I went to an interview yesterday and they gave me the job right then and there! :))

I'll be working part time at a university's history and political science department as an instructional assistant: helping the students with their assignments, grading the subjective ones and may even guest lecture down the road. This semester is U.S. History, so it would be fun to build a film list that I can share with the students to help in their studies. Any favorites of yours will go directly on the list!

This is amazing Sandy, good luck!  I remember in my pop culture history class we discussed the role of history in film.  Whether or not it was important for a film to be historically accurate or for it to be allowed creative license and not care as much about historical accuracy.  A Critical History of History in Moving Pictures By John N. Dunbar Ph.D. is worth a read.  As for historical films I like things like Quo Vadis (or de Mille's Sign of the Cross) and Glory.  Political science films I liked American President, Nixon, and the two Eastwood WWII films Flags of our Fathers and the much better Letters from Iwo Jima.
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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1315 on: August 01, 2019, 12:19:24 PM »
Went to Netflix for a wrap party for the new doc series I worked on earlier this year. Coming soon.

Looks awesome.
I’ll be watching it.
Hey, nice marmot!

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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1316 on: August 07, 2019, 11:58:39 PM »
All this made me think of this site for a bit.

Great find! Thanks!

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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1317 on: November 13, 2019, 12:29:57 AM »
Entered a Poker Tournament for my Birthday and I Won! I also got two nicknames. First, after my Pocket Jacks beat Pocket Sevens on a board of J-7-K, the person I beat kept calling me Captain Marvel because I was wearing a Marvel ball cap. As the tournament went on, I frequently won with a Jack in my hole cards and the players took to calling me "Jacks".

My wife was at the casino Starbucks because she didn't want to watch me bust out - just playing the odds - but once I was in the money, one of the spectators was nice enough to go over and tell her so. He came back to tell me she had the biggest smile and was breathing a sigh of relief. Once in the money people started dropping fast and it was all over about 45 minutes later when I put the other person all in with an A-8. They had 7-7, and an Ace came up on the flop.
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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1318 on: November 13, 2019, 02:39:41 AM »
cool.. always enjoy playing but usually just with friends, at least if I lose big, I will try to collect back in drinks later
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Re: What is the best thing you did yesterday?
« Reply #1319 on: November 13, 2019, 08:55:02 AM »
At the table was a person who plays a game with friends and he has a rule that if you win with a 7-2, you collect a bonus from everyone else at the table. I love that idea.
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