Author Archives: Tom Long

Tom’s 12 Days of Christmas Movies

I saw another list of recommended Christmas movies that started with that miserable excuse for a Christmas movie, “A Christmas Story”, and decided that I wanted to make my own list. Why am I qualified? Because no one else in … Continue reading

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Tom’s Best Tech of 2016

Amazon Fire HD 8 ($90 at Amazon) I have a longstanding antipathy toward the Fire ecosystem because it forces you to shop only through Amazon for your entertainment media. I am making an exception for the Fire HD 8 because it … Continue reading

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Islands in the Streaming

Yo, boys and girls, it is almost time for Thanksgiving. When Santa comes out in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade it is officially time to crank up the Christmas music. What better time to talk about how to make sure … Continue reading

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Love One Another

For many of us the election results have been a bitter pill to swallow. Although Donald Trump appears to have lost the popular vote, he won the electoral college. I am happy for those working class whites who have been … Continue reading

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Come Home Republicans. We Miss You.

It is the Sunday before the 2016 elections and the Presidential race has tightened. For decades I have been a Republican. But having been raised in a home where Mom is a Democrat and Dad was a Republican, I’ve never … Continue reading

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