Back in the Day: “Say Anything” (April ’89)

In my continuing series called “Back in the Day,” we visit a teen classic.  Please pay a visit to The Cinematic Katzenjammer to read all about the real “biggest loser.” Say Anything (1989) Written and directed by Cameron Crowe Starring John Cusack and Ione Skye “…an honest reveal of what happens when losers take a…

Back in the Day: “Lean on Me” (March ’89)

  In this next episode of “Back in the Day,” I stretch 25 years back and look at Morgan Freeman’s first lead role.  More important than how good or not-so-good a movie it might have been are the personal connections I still have to it.  Click on the picture above and learn a few things…

“Bleachers” by John Grisham. Scalp the ticket while you can.

Item 7 of a 3-part series Bleachers by John Grisham (re-posted, because you never read it before) There’s a commonly known formula, or at least it’s commonly known to me, that lies in almost every John Grisham novel. Either the government, a nationally feared law firm, or a conglomerate of a company is doing something wrong,…