The Best Of The 411 From 2010

Top 10 2010

These types of lists typically come out at the beginning of the year.  I’m all for giving convention the middle finger so I’m doing it in the day after St. Patrick’s Day.  Got a problem with that?  🙂  Part of why I keep this blog is as some sort of  “outlet” for my creative juices.  Another is that in this day and age this is about the only “cool” way for a guy to keep … Continue reading

Robert Langdon Is Back In ‘The Lost Symbol’

The Lost Symbol (2009)

As the cover says, The Lost Symbol is written by Dan Brown (author of The DaVinci Code).  Many people believe this is Brown’s third book overall, but in fact it’s merely the 3rd book in the “Robert Langdon Trilogy” (it’s actually Brown’s 5th novel). NOTE: This review will contain spoilers. Like The DaVinci Code and it’s predecessor Angels & Demons, this book follows Dr. Robert Langdon as he goes on a treasure hunt.  Set in … Continue reading

Better Than Advertised – Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009)

It’s not often that the wife and I find a movie (or TV show) that we both enjoy.  I’m halfway embarrassed to say but this happens to be one of those movies.  As big King of Queens fans both A and I really enjoy Kevin James.  When I first saw the previews for this I totally didn’t think I’d enjoy it.  It looked completely campy and the jokes looks WAY too easy. After watching it, … Continue reading