Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? – one of the best documentary features at the Milwaukee International Film Festival!Â Following the 2004 Missouri Democratic primary to replaceÂ Â retiring 28-year veteran and former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt.Â The documentary shadows little known Jeff Smith, a 29 year old part-time political scienceÂ instructor at Wash U.Â Travel along this grass roots campaign as they face their biggest opponent Russ Carnahan to see if the little guy stands a chance.Â
Â Even if you’re not a fan of the policital process this movie is a must see!Â Â A true underdog story.
Maxed Out – a look at the American credit industry and how it affects us.Â It’s really disturbing to see how the credit industry solicits their “biggest money makers”Â as well as looking at the national debt.Â A must see for anyone whoÂ has ever taken out a loan or has gotten a credit card.Â Â
So I have never pretended to be “up” on music. Usually a band gets played on the radio, gets their song on a commercial, or they are written about in 50 other blogs before I decide to listen to a song. Junior Senior released their current cd August 14, but I am riding the wave now. Anywho, check out their song “Can I get, get, get” on their myspace. The video ain’t that bad either; they did the “send us you dancing to our song and YOU might be in the next Junior Senior video”. Its ok to like them, so many others do. The video after the jump. (more…)
Head on a beer commonly thought to be a sign of one’s pouring prowess is actually an indication of how dirty the glass is.Â A glass with more bacteria on it will produce more head (carbon dioxide) as the bacteria react with the beer and produce little bubbles of carbon dioxide.Â