The 'Burbs

I know I’ve already done a very special movie this month, but The ‘Burbs is on Netflix and I just love it. If you haven’t seen this movie then go check it out now. Tom Hanks plays a burnt-out suburbanite staycationer whose neighbor manages to convince him that the new family on the cul-de-sac are murderers. Much to the chagrin of Tom’s wife (in this case, Carrie Fisher) he and a few of the guys from the neighborhood (Bruce Dern and Rick Ducommun) decide to conduct their own guerrilla-style investigation of the new family and their creepy basement....more

How I Ended Up In Tom Hanks' Convertible

I recently joined a writing group, and decided to choose the particular weekly writing prompt that required I write fiction, which isn't something I normally do.  I figured if I could crack myself up writing fiction, it would crack others up as well :) End your story with: And that is the story of how I landed upside-down in the back of a convertible driven by Tom Hanks (or the celebrity of your choice):...more

Movie Watch: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

Jonathan Safran Foer's compelling novel about the attacks on September 11th is the basis for the new film Extremely Loud And Incredibly Close starring Tom Hanks, Sandra Bullock, and Thomas Horn Star. Tom and Sandra's characters in the film are the parents of a genius 13-year-old son (...more


There is no other way to say this. I’ve thought about it and I can’t come up with anything better....more

It was VERY awesome! :)

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Helping our soldiers COME HOME, the TIME Magazine interview with Tom Hanks

We Boot Camp our soldiers but we do not UN-BOOT CAMP them. I was struck by something Tom Hanks said in his recent interview in TIME Magazine:...more