There wasn’t any one moment in Solo: A Star Wars Story where I noticed myself saying, “Yup, I’m on board with this.” Because that moment didn’t occur. Instead, like any good movie Solo wins you over naturally, almost effortlessly. And before you know it you are simply along for the ride to see where everything … Continue reading Review – Solo: A Star Wars “Story”
N.B.: With all of the trouble Tesla Motors is running into now, I thought it germane to publish this article which originally appeared in the December issue of the Gold Goats 'n Guns Investment Newsletter. I know that the sequel to 1982’s classic film Blade Runner didn’t exactly set the box office on fire. Neither … Continue reading Elon Musk: Entreprenurial Replicant
No band has had more of an effect on my adult life than Marillion. Saying that is surprising even to me. So, seeing them for the first time since 1985 in Orlando the other night just down the road from where that club shooting took place was something I needed both personally and professionally. It … Continue reading Marillion Live: No F.E.A.R. in Orlando
Take a look at the picture above. On the left is Russian President Vladimir Putin's new ride. On the right is the Batmobile from the classic Batman: The Animated Series of the early 1990's. Tell me one didn't inspire the other. The big thing about this new car for Putin is that it is completely … Continue reading Did Russia Just Build Putin the Batmobile?
While the name of this blog is Gold Goats 'n Guns, I rarely talk about guns, if at all. And with good reason, it's a subject that ensures vigorous debate without any practical conclusions. I just read a very good, albeit long-winded, article by The Saker on the right gun for self-defense. And, as always, The … Continue reading A Simple Primer on Guns for Self-Defense
WARNING: MILD SPOILERS AHEAD! Watching Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi this afternoon for the second time I got to that moment near the mid-point turn when the movie finally showed its hand. Up until that point we thought we were watching a Star Wars film that was going to answer a bunch of our questions … Continue reading Review: The Last Jedi – The Success of Failure
Blade Runner 2049 is an impressive piece of story-telling, letting you think you're watching something other than what it really is, just like most of its cast.