Tag Archives: Kirk Douglas

We don’t have anywhere near enough ventilators to care for those who will develop COVID-19, and the Trump administration isn’t helping

The best Rolling Stones album ever recorded, Exile on Main Street, contains a song titled Ventilator Blues, which contains the following phrase… “Don’t matter where you are, everybody, everybody gonna need some kind of ventilator.” Well, for the past few days, I’ve found myself humming it to myself quite a bit. Reading the word “ventilator” […]

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Kirk Douglas, Hollywood’s biggest son-of-a-bitch, is dead at 103

One of my favorite actors, the great Kirk Douglas, died today at the age of 103. If you’re stuck at home tomorrow, due to the snow, do yourself a favor and watch him in Billy Wilder’s brilliant film Ace in the Hole. It’s really an amazing piece of work, and more timely now than ever. […]

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Taking the night off to watch Billy Wilder’s Ace in the Hole

I’ve been meaning to watch Ace in the Hole for over a decade now, and I just decided that tonight’s the night… I’m sorry, America, but you’re on your own until tomorrow. Oh, and if you’d like to join me, Ace it the Hole is available on Netflix Streaming.

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