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Lauren Bacall

Good Bye, Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in the Bronx, New York, and have died after a massive stroke, on August 12, 2014. Almost 90, the poor gal. She was fine, she was famous, she was married with two famous Hollywood actors, and she was beautiful. Her mother, Natalie … [Read More...]

Art

Saturday Night Live - one of the best casts ever

Saturday Night Live, the Most Hilarious Show

Saturday Night Live is one of the most hilarious shows ever to be aired. The concept and the wit of the sketches are not to be seen anywhere. It is humor in its purest sense. Everything is done because of the talented creators and actors. I have compiled such a list on imdb, called "The Best SNL … [Read More...]

Motion Picture

Sergio Leone filming "Noodle"

Once Upon a Time in America

With this movie, I initially wanted to start a new sub-category on "The Motion Picture", and I saw that its description already fitted other four movies as well. I have considered for years now, Once Upon a Time in America my favorite movie of all times. I'm not sure it still stays like that. It is … [Read More...]

Flash!

Lauren Bacall

Good Bye, Lauren Bacall

Lauren Bacall was born Betty Joan Perske on September 16, 1924, in the Bronx, New York, and have died after a massive stroke, on August 12, 2014. Almost 90, the poor gal. She was fine, she was famous, she was married with two famous Hollywood actors, and she was beautiful. Her mother, Natalie … [Read More...]

Life

A tired Erdoğan, attending a ceremony

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Is Now, the New Turkish President

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the "Man of the People". I have featured Turkish Prime Minister many times in my blogs. I had a grudge against him from long ago, when he played the dissident and became the most freely advertised politician in Turkish history, maybe just a little bit less than Mustafa Kemal … [Read More...]

Blogging

Wordpress Plugins

Essential Plugins For Your WordPress Site

This is a list of essential plugins you have to install on your blog for the best functioning. These days, I'm going to create a booklet on the subject, which you'll be able to download as a free gift from me. But let's start, first! As Nick the Geek says, "must have plugins are a myth". I am not … [Read More...]

Social Media

Twitter is the King

Twitter Is the King! It’s Good to Be the King!

I love Twitter, it is the cleanest form of concise expression. They don't steal from Facebook or Google Plus, it's the other way around. One can say "Don't tweet and drive!" because it's addictive, like Pinterest. I have met the best new friends on Twitter, even if I grew a stronger base on Google … [Read More...]

Travel

Sigiriya, Sri Lanka

Sigiriya, Lion Rock, in Sri Lanka

Inspired again by the astonishing Pinterest, I thought it better to publish again in this category. I had a few Sinhalese mates in the past, you maybe remember that I'm a retreated ship engineer, with plenty of contacts, and deeply involved in the human nature. Unfortunately, I learned mostly … [Read More...]

The Shadows

John Kerry, Secretary of State, USA

Ocean Governance

At the end of February, between 24-26, took place the “World Ocean Summit 2014”, an event organized by “The Economist” Magazine and some world leaders too. This year’s Goal can be resumed in these few words, taken from the magazine’s site:  “Governance is critical—our seas are in trouble for want … [Read More...]