Well, once again I’ve learned that a well-meaning social introvert and social media often don’t mix. Besides this website, I now officially have zero social media accounts. No Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc for Jakey-boy. I will say that I had some fun chats on Twitter in the few months I had an account there. Today, however, I realized there was more hostility and negativity and toxicity on the site than there ever was uplifting or gainful content to behold. So now is as good a time as any to cut the last social media cord.Read More →

I watched “The Prince of Tides”, starring and directed by Barbra Streisand, for the first time late last night and tweeted about it. I guess it’s live tweeting, even though the film certainly isn’t live. The Twitter thread is transcribed below. This movie isn’t bad by any means, but I don’t think it was for me. Well, read for yourself.Read More →

I watched “The Outsiders”, directed by Francis Ford Coppola, for the first time late last night and tweeted about it. I guess it’s live tweeting, even though the film certainly isn’t live. The Twitter thread is transcribed below. Enjoy (the tweets, because the film itself isn’t very enjoyable).Read More →