Author Archives: Mike Pihlman

“X-Men First Class” Movie Review

“X-Men First Class” Movie Review  (Awesome, funny, shocking, enlightening) “X-Men First Class” is a prequel to the three original X-Men movies.  Like “Star Wars”, I am hoping there will be another prequel…maybe a trilogy? “X-Men: First Class” shows how Raven / Mystique (Jennifer Lawrence), Charles Xavier (James McAvoy), and Erik Lehnsherr / Magneto (Michael Fassbender) and others first meet, become

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Cell Phones and Brain Cancer

Originally posted on, re-posted here on May 31, 2011 because of some interesting late breaking news. UPDATE May 31, 2011:  You all need to listen to me!  The powers that be are coming around to the possibility that cell phone use can cause cancer.  Here is a Reuters report.  OK, this is big news…that I have been saying for years!  Here

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3D Sidewalk Chalk Artist

Chau sent me this via email this morning….all I can say is WOW!  Remember this is a chalk drawing on a sidewalk…..a FLAT sidewalk.  Here is the artists web site (it is in Chinese but Google does a good job of translating it). Like our Movie Reviews?  Help us help local scholars: Donate for college scholarships. Drive Safe!  Never Forget.

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Mature Audience Trailer

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo Mature Audience Trailer The question is:  Is this really an underground video made in a movie theater, or a carefully plotted marketing ploy by Sony?  What do you think?  Read what the good folks at Mashable think. Well, the mature trailer was pulled.  Here is the regular one: Drive Safe!  Never forget.

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Kids Say the Darndest Things

Remember Art Linkletter?    Here is a reminder, or a history lesson (depending on your age).  He was great. Chau sent me these via email last night.  VERY FUNNY!  And these reminded me of Art Linkletter.  As a wanna be teacher, I know from experience that kids say the darndest thing.  🙂 ++++++++++ TEACHER:    Maria, go to the map and find 

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