What is it like to be an extra in a Hollywood movie, you ask?

I can’t guarantee your experience would be like mine, but I was a Scottish private in the World War battle scenes of Legends Of The Fall. For starters, that meant lining up in a warehouse to be fitted along with scores of other guys, and gals I assume, who could pass for blurrily authentic soldiers…

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Star Wars a small world, after all.

After all, where else will you see a robot, loosed randomly into open space by a princess, land on a sparsely populated sand planet and within that desolate expanse find the brother she never knew existed? As a scientist I have to allow that it could happen: space is vast but not infinite. I'll even…

Why do Democrats still think that Trump is insane, evil, and a terrible president when there’s economic growth, more jobs, and record highs in the stock markets?

I can’t say for the evil part, but it’s not so much they see him as insane as they are suffering a sort of insanity themselves. Let me Marksplain. It’s a worldview thing, dating back to the early hilarity of godamutherufkn Donald Trump expressing political aspirations and then rising to the upper echelons of Republican…

Vaya Keanu Dios

For you reading at home, Point Break, the first modern action movie, was directed by Kathryn Bigelow and in 1991 released a week before her then-husband James Cameron's little indie flick Terminator 2. Soon after, Jim left Kathy for one of the big stars of his movie. Few doubted that he chose between his stars…

John Wick 2 and So Can You

AR-15 11.5-inch, compensated with an ion bounded bolt carrier. A Kimber 1911 .45 ACP with reconstructed grips and flared magwell for easier reloads. The Benelli M4, custom bolt carrier release and charging handle. Glocks .34 and .26 with textured grips should your hands get…wet… All and more are sexily depicted with equal parts casually familiar…

Do go away

I like being alone, but here's my problem with it: Say you commit a crime against society : what do they do? They take you away from the openness and freedom of that society and confine you within a highly limited much smaller society. And if you find yourself on the wrong side of that…