I know that Kevin Spacey did some maybe not-so-cool stuff in his private life, but I’ve got to say, it’s a shame a person this insanely talented has been shoved into a corner in perpetuity. If you haven’t seen this, please do. He makes Frank Caledonia look like a bum.(more…)
Slope of Hope Blog Posts
Slope initially began as a blog, so this is where most of the website’s content resides. Here we have tens of thousands of posts dating back over a decade. These are listed in reverse chronological order. Click on any category icon below to see posts tagged with that particular subject, or click on a word in the category cloud on the right side of the screen for more specific choices.
My supposition is that some people deal with solitude better than others. On a scale of 1 to 10, 10 being the most capable, I’m guessing I’m about an 8. Maybe even a 9. Just like Tom Hanks in “Castaway”, I could probably survive on an island by myself, although I’d probably wind up talking to a soccer ball, too, at some point.
This past week, I’ve been similarly situated, although unlike Tom Hanks’ character, I have at least had plenty of computers and plenty of work to keep my mind occupied. But there comes a point where I need to take a break from Slope improvements and tidying-up projects, so I ask myself: what’s a famous movie you’ve never gotten around to seeing?(more…)
Most of you know I’m a bit of a Bob Ross freak. I listen to the man every single trading day. I’ve shared this routine before, but I must again, but only because it is so true. It’s a favorite Patton Oswalt routine of mine:(more…)
The opening few minutes to perhaps my favorite movie ever, Magnolia, in which all the characters are introduced.