It’s The Red, White, & Blue, Charlie Brown

  By G. P. Avants   Charlie Brown & Linus are in school. The teacher, Ms. Othmar, asks students to stand for the flag salute. A number of  students won’t. Linus feels compelled the  give his class a little American history.   Ms. Othmar: Waa, waaaa, Waa, wa. Waaaaa. (There is a rustle in the…

You Got…Personality 

By G. P Avants   I teach a high school course called, “Media Communications”. It is a class that allows students to get skills to apply for business or start their own to online venture. Not everyone is college bound. There are so many great careers that require little or no college courses. So, I…

Pay it Sidewards 

By. G. P. Avants   In the vein of negative news and angry fandom attitudes, we are discovering the power of social media. I discovered that money does have its importance for many, but getting positive reviews have a weight of their own. Think about it. If people provide nothing but negative and hurtful comments…

An, Oh Too Silent Night

Hello Neeks! We have a special entry this week. Lisa Le Master is a fellow writer who wanted to share a special holiday movie she wanted to discuss. I hope you like her take on the new Grinch movie starring  Benedict Cumberbatch. Thanks. Lisa for your thoughts on this classic Christmas retelling.  Merry Christmas  …

The Essence of Steve Rogers 

    By G. P. Avants I relate to super characters differently. I am sure by now with all of my Spiderman posts you have seen why he is my favorite superhero. The fact that he has the powers of a Spider is really only half of Peter Parker’s persona. He is a normal guy…

These are Moments

  By G. P. Avants   I love to look at the big picture and how things connect, whether in fiction or real life. It’s like seeing all the story connection in a series like The Chronicles of Narnia or Harry Potter series. Lately I have been watching movies and movie watchers. There seems to…

Welcome to the Neighborhood & Double Reward Points 

  By G. P. Avants   In the universe of Netflix series, Dark Matter the infamous tiny Blink Drive, which allows a ship to travel anywhere in space instantaneously, has another unexpected use, it can time travel. After a routine test it deposits the crew of the Raza into our time. For our friends from…