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Generation X Tales for an Accerated Culture by Douglas Coupland

Appreciating Coupland’s Generation X Takes Time, Life Experience

I have a confession to make. When I took my first crack at Douglas Coupland’s Generation X: Tales for an Accelerated Culture, I didn’t get very far.

It was a suggested read from a friend, so I bought it. I read 35 pages and then, for some reason, never finished the book. Fast forward to this year: I read Microserfs, also by Douglas Coupland, and ended up falling in love with his writing style.

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18 Holes with Tin Cup

18 Holes with Tin Cup

Tin Cup is one of those rare romantic comedies that can get away with being called a “sports film,” which is why it transcends the rom-com genre and is just a great well-balanced movie that teaches you about the mental hurdles of relationships and golf.

Ok, so maybe it doesn’t teach you all of that, but it does give you glimpses of the lessons, both for relationships and golf. And as you’ll find out over the next 18 holes, the writing strikes well, hitting fairways and greens with regularity.

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A Nostalgic Look Back On Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “Coming Out of Our Shells”

Coming Out of Our Shells by Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

If you could get in a time machine and ask me in my 7-year old wisdom, what the best album of all time was, I would have easily answered Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “Coming Out of Our Shells,” without hesitation. Seriously, the album was my jam back in the day.

Though much lamented on the internet with any google search for “Coming Out of Our Shells” now, I view this gem very differently. Let’s be honest here, I was 7 when this was released and it was my jam!

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Ready Player One Is a Great Film (The Slight Spoiler Review with Old Man Rant)

Ready Player One Movie Review

Ready Player One is an amazing film. It’s fun, it’s filled with pop culture references, and it follows the book as much as a film can. But it’s not the book, which does not surprise me, and you should read the book, and you should also go see the film. What follows in this review is just the old man rant, that I had to get out of my system, and one that is kinda pointless because I did love the film.

Now, I attempted to go into this film with an open mind, which is how you need to view such things as movies based upon books that you love.

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A Perfect Game: 27 Great Baseball Songs

A Perfect Game 27 Great Baseball Songs

There are a lot of rock stars and musicians who want to be athletes, and baseball is a favorite sport of a lot of them, regardless of genre.

So it wasn’t hard to come up with 27 tracks to put on this list. Why 27?

Because 27 is the number of outs needed for a perfect game, thus making this the perfect baseball playlist.

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