Category Archives: Intl

There had to be a less painful way to get your point across.

*Train between Genova and Venice.

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Watching the Irish versus Italian soccer game at an Irish bar in Italy. *what the hells is that water doing there?  

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Thoughts on Anti-USAisms.

For the last few years I have felt a disconnect about some of the political rhetoric and the realities abroad. Take  this picture. It was taken in Lausanne, Switzerland. Switzerland and the US have fine relations at best and, at … Continue reading

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What Does George Clooney Say About America?

Is George Clooney THE American. Well, literally yes if you take into account the 2010 film title. But, there’s more. hadn’t been abroad in a few years so it was a mixed feeling when the first thing he saw … Continue reading

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The Third Man – Orson Welles’ Great Cuckoo Clock Speech

Like the fella says, in Italy for 30 years under the Borgias they had warfare, terror, murder, and bloodshed, but they produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. In Switzerland they had brotherly love – they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo clock. Continue reading

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Where Compares the Entire City of Venice to a Guy Pearce Movie. recently saw the Guy Pearce movie Lockout. He’s also planning a trip to Venice and It got him to thinking that they are sorta kind of the same thing. Screw it, they are EXACTLY the same thing. Continue reading

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So is going to Switzerland, instead. He recently read an advisory from over there and it literally told him that the Swiss wear blazers a lot. Continue reading

Posted in Intl, Uncategorized | Leave a comment Contimplates the London Skyline, Roger Ebert, and the Greatest Movie Ever Made. will take the juicy opportunity to criticize the critic. While surfing his Twitter feed the other day he came across this post: Thumbs down on that, right? (sorry.) Sample writing from the linked article includes this chunk in the … Continue reading

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When Writes about Sandwich because he is hungry.

The following is probably pretty obvious. In the end it will do more to explain how’s brain works and expose his various psychosis rather than present new information. Nevertheless, onward. Continue reading

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The Special Relationship.

*Education note: once had a teacher tell him the following: England is England. Add Wales and Scotland and you have Britain. Add Northern Ireland and you have The United Kingdom. Add Southern Ireland and you have a war. Continue reading

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