Author Archives: David S. Atkinson

About David S. Atkinson

David S. Atkinson enjoys typing about himself in the third person, although he does not generally enjoy speaking in such a fashion. However, he is concerned about the Kierkegaard quote "Once you label me you negate me." He worries that if he attempts to define himself he will, in fact, nullify his existence...

Wait! The Mo Hayder Novel Won Best Picture

Wait! I still don’t have it right! The 1999 novel by Mo Hayder won the Oscar for best picture in 2015!

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I Got It Right This Time…Birdman Lookin’ For Love

I previously posted that either a biographical picture about Robert Franklin Stroud or the old Hanna-Barbara cartoon won best picture at the Oscars this year. I was wrong on both counts, but I’m sure I’ve got it now. They actually … Continue reading

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So It Turns Out That Best Picture Actually Went To A 1967 Cartoon

Okay, I was wrong yesterday when I thought that best picture went to a movie about Robert Franklin Stroud. Turns out it was actually a movie version of a 1960s cartoon. You can see how I could make this mistake. … Continue reading

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Why’d A Movie About Robert Franklin Stroud Win Best Picture?

I haven’t watched a whole lot of movies recently. I don’t even know what most of them are about. I certainly didn’t watch the Academy Awards. However, it seems to be all people have been talking about on Facebook, so … Continue reading

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Apparently Groundhogs Can Also Predict Mayoral Elections

We’re all familiar with the Groundhog Day superstition about the groundhog seeing his shadow and six more weeks of winter. However…did you know groundhogs can also make political predictions? Apparently so, at least as far as mayoral elections go. Remember Jon … Continue reading

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Getting Close To A New Blog Milestone

Well, I’m getting close to another blog milestone. As of the time I’m writing this, I’m around 600 hits away from 200,000 hits. Wow…200,000 hits. Of course, I’ve had this blog since July of 2010. It’s almost five years old. … Continue reading

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LampsPlus: Thanks A Lot

Dear LampsPlus: Thanks a lot. Recently, we broke one of the glass shades on our bathroom vanity light. We tried to find a replacement cover, but had great difficulty. We talked to LampsPlus, but they said they’d need some kind … Continue reading

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