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Balladeer’s Blog’s year-end retrospective comes to a close with this look at November’s best. Hunker down with some Iron Smoke Bourbon to help you ring in the new year.
As usual with whiskey I prefer cask strength, and the people at Iron Smoke amusingly call their cask strength bourbon “Casket Strength.”
It’s ONE-HUNDRED TWENTY PROOF and goes with any celebration.
THE THIN MAN (1934) – My review of Dashiell Hammett’s final novel, a murder mystery set between Christmas and New Year’s. Click HERE.
GULLIVAR JONES ON MARS (1905) – A work of “ancient” science fiction and a look at the controversy surrounding it. Click HERE.
LEO FONG’S BEST B-MOVIES – Several of Fong’s very flawed but enjoyable films, like Bionic Ninja. Click HERE.
DEMOCRAT GLENN GREENWALD RESIGNS OVER CENSORSHIP OF THE BIDEN CORRUPTION SCANDALS – One of the few journalists left with integrity, Greenwald revealed his censored story about Joe and Hunter Biden AND the emails from his editors wanting the story covered up in order to save Biden’s campaign. Click HERE.
EIGIL HOLST: RIVALS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (1973) – The renowned Danish detective in a mystery set in Copenhagen. Click HERE.
SIX-HUNDRED & SIXTY SIX (1972) – A combination science fiction/ post-apocalypse/ horror/ religious flick starring cult actor Joe Turkel, best known for his role as Lloyd the Bartender in The Shining. Click HERE.
CHIEF PURSER HORROCKS: RIVALS OF SHERLOCK HOLMES (1973) – Chief Purser Eli Horrocks solves the theft of gold bullion on a trans-Atlantic vessel. This 1900 tale is sort of an Agatha Christie mystery BEFORE Agatha Christie. Click HERE. Continue reading
Balladeer’s Blog wants to remind readers about this statement from CDC Director Doctor Robert Redfield. Monday on KVOI Radio he stated that deaths from the Chinese Coronavirus will be much, much, much lower than projected.
Just try not to succumb to despair in the midst of all this.
Reblogged on Balladeer’s Blog
Fall Fiction Award Judged by Anita Felicelli
The Fall Fiction Contest is OPEN for submissions through November 30th! Submit your very best fiction up to 6,000 words for the chance to win $2,000 and publication in The Masters Review. Fifteen stories will be honored on our shortlist, with the winning three selected by Anita Felicelli! Second and third place stories earn $300 and $200, respectively, publication, and correspondence from our judge. Continue reading
As you may be aware, iTunes is the media player designed by and for Apple to play digital video files or music. You can use iTunes to upload video files, buy a subscription to podcasts. iTunes brings many advantages, including a great range of podcasts in various niches useful for all sorts of users. RocketFiles brings you a quality tool to help you out. We’ll discuss here how to upload your movie to iTunes as desired. Continue reading
To say that “times have changed” would be a gross understatement and a vast generalization. The progression of time has seen a series of changes across every single thing that touches our lives. One of those things is the perception of graffiti or spray-painting.
Go home or go mobile – it can be named a motto for 2019. Trend watchers are, however, looking for something new and curious. Adsmediabrokers offer not to waste time for searching and read our article where all the trends are already analyzed and the most peculiar are gathered exactly for you.
Nowadays one may feel bombed: apps and advertising in them, companies constantly attack us by push-notifications, text, messages, videos – our poor smartphones that are direct transmitter of all that stuff are working ten tenths. But one should remember, that mobile devices are all the time with us and their power will be even stronger in 2019. The markets are more mature nowadays and players are involved in a very serious game where domineering is the reward. Continue reading
Jessi at Mindless Entertainment does a terrific sendup of the idiotic Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and equally idiotic SJW’s (Sociopathic Joyless Weirdos). AOC embodies the old saying about someone being “always wrong but never in doubt.” Check out Jessi’s work and please subscribe to her channel HERE