The Daily Knight #59 – The Walking Dead S7E9, other Mini-Reviews

The Daily Knight #59 – The Walking Dead S7E9, other Mini-Reviews

* Special thanks to my buddy Fernando for telling me the priest story that his father told him the day before;)

  • The Walking Dead Season 7, Episode 9 Review – “The Rock in the Road”
  • Legion TV show premiere episode quick review
  • Arrival movie quick review
  • Queen of Katwe quick review

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

The Most Anticipated Movies of 2017

I took a quick poll among my friends, asking them to choose their top 5 most anticipated movies for 2017. These are the ones that got the most votes. My thoughts on each of these movies are below.

Guardians of the Galaxy – 11 votes
May 5, 2017

For Guardians it’s a matter of sustainability—can they sustain the freshness of the first movie? Can Baby Groot be as charming as Big Groot? Will Dave Bautista’s Drax say lines that we never thought of saying in public? Will Rocket Racoon finally get on our nerves so we’re sick of his quips and negativity? How long can Starlord and Gamora flirt with each other before something needs to happen between them?

From the looks of the first couple of teasers and trailers, it looks like YES to all these questions, but remember that these are only a couple minutes of movie footage that are setup to wow us immediately. This movie will probably be close to 2.5 hours long, so there’s a lot of time left to fill with freshness.

BUT Guardians has the LUXURY of officially being in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, which already has over a dozen successful movies under its belt, and has access to literally dozens of interesting characters, plot lines, villains and scenarios! So…basically…ANYTHING GOES, and it will probably work!

James Gunn, at least with the first Guardians, has been able to throw many of the rules out the window while still keeping enough consistency to qualify them to remain within the Marvel MCU, including almost breaking the fourth wall with scenes that out and out state the obvious (“Well now I’m standing. Happy? We’re all standing now. Bunch of jackasses, standing in a circle.” Rocket from Guardians 1, and “She just told everyone your deepest darkest secret!” Drax from Guardians 2)

 

Star Wars: Episode VIII – 8 votes
Dec 15, 2017

This is a no-brainer and 90% chance will be the biggest box office draw during its run, even if it’s not as well received as The Force Awakens.

Advantages

It’s the middle movie, which means that it’ll answer questions posed in the previous movie, PLUS have enough wiggle room to present a new set of questions for the next/final movie in the trilogy.

Carrie Fisher fans will pay homage to her by seeing this movie, and everyone else will be interested in how they’ll setup her character for Episode IX by what happens in this movie.

AND don’t forget there’s Rey, Finn and Poe’s own adventures…this saga is like the Marvel Universe, where there are enough subplots with very strong characters so that if one or two characters are a little weak, the others can pick up the pace.

It doesn’t have the fan service, try-to-please everyone pressure that The Force Awakens had, PLUS it benefits from the success of standalone movie Rogue One being, being able to tell its own story and have its own unique style. In many ways, Episode VIII can be absolutely, totally fresh, and people will probably still accept it with open arms because Rogue One has already prepared us for something new and fresh.

And we get Luke friggin’ Skywalker, finally!

Disadvantages

This one has to keep up with the scale and spectacle of The Force Awakens—this movie cannot be a Rogue One because people will expect more from it. People, also already having seen the massive spaceship fights and larger battles in Rogue One, won’t be forgiving if Episode VIII repeats the shorter, more intimate battle scenes offered in The Force Awakens. Episode VIII has to be bigger in almost every way, while maintaining the strong character development.

Episode VIII will need to introduce a darker tone without going fully dark, which is more work for everyone, especially the writer, director, and editors. If they can offer a really awesome, ominous movie, audiences might forgive if its dialogue is not as sharp and witty as The Force Awakens. In fact, audiences might even WANT the dialogue to more subdued and morose in this one.

After The Force Awakens and Rogue One, I think audiences are basically tired of just seeing the old X-wings and TIE fighters. This new movie will need to give us a new set of fantastic ships (and probably new locations), just like The Empire Strikes Back gave us AT-ATs, probe droids, snow speeders, the super stardestroyer, Cloud City, and Yoda.

 

Spider-Man: Homecoming – 8 votes
July 7, 2017

On the surface this is an automatic money maker. The Disney/Marvel movie marketing machine is trying to attract yet one more demographic to their cinematic universe, which is the current Taylor Swift generation, as well as older people who grew up during the 80s, with movies like Ferris Bueller’s Day Off and Fast Times at Ridgemont High. The cafeteria scene in the trailer is right out of a John Hughes movie!

How Marvel Can Screw This Up

It will be VERY hard to not have this do well in the box office, but here are some points:

Marvel has to balance the snappy teenage dialogue while maintaining the trademark MCU action sequences. Audiences will want the same awesome as Spidey in the Civil War movie, but more of it, WITHOUT overdoing it or making it feel stale.

There will be more Spider-man movies with Tom Holland, so Marvel can’t blow their whole load in this first movie, BUT at the same time, the movie has to FEEL as if they’re blowing their whole load. Kinda tricky but Marvel has done it before, with Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy I. Both movies are open-ended but you felt satisfied watching them and you got your money’s worth.

To get an even wider audience, the movie has to be culturally diverse, but still have that retro Spidey feel to it, you know, when the world was a smaller, more ignorant place and New York wasn’t a soup of different ethnicities like it is now. Maybe focus on small, intimate scenes between Peter Parker and his Asian buddy Ned Leeds, interspersed with the 21st century action sequences and meetings with Tony Parker.

It has to stay away from being TOO CUTE. If it’s too cute, it’ll patronize the young people and make grownups angry. BUT it still has to have enough “aww…” scenes so Peter Parker stays endearing and we keep rooting for him to succeed.

Is Zendaya Peter Parker’s emo friendgirl? That relationship will have to be written impeccably and naturally, so whatever its evolution will feel organic. Again, make it modern but infuse it with the retro 50s attitude of simplicity.

I think Michael Keaton will nail it with his Vulture character—Keaton is a natural with these parts. And I would love it if they inject some Batman AND Birdman references in there somewhere, just to appease us older folks!

 

Thor: Ragnarok – 6 votes
Nov 3, 2017

In my opinion, this movie is the wildcard of the year, simply because it’s absolutely LOADED with talent (Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba, Jeff Goldblum, Karl Urban, Mark Ruffalo, Anthony Hopkins and Benedict Cumberbatch, whew!) but hardly anybody has even talked about it! It’s like we’re so spoiled by Marvel movies always delivering great action, juicy dialog with impeccable acting and right-on-the-money directing and producing, that we don’t even worry about anything MCU anymore!

What We Know

It’s gonna have ACTION. Basically it’s Hulk vs. Thor on a planet where there are gladiator games.

AND THEN Doctor Strange is going to be in it! Along with Loki and Anthony Hopkins as Odin. So you have your Shakespearean acting filled.

AND THEN they throw in Cate Blanchett to class it up even more!

What I Hope

Groundbreaking action sequences full of weight and punch and originality—just when you think Marvel can’t possibly invent a better action sequence, they come up with the airport scene in Civil War! I would ask simply to be surprised by what they decide to do.

COMEDY. This cast is so good that they can easily be just as witty funny as they can being serious, with Cumberbatch’s dry and pompous wit in last November’s Doctor Strange being the latest example.

By the way, remember the indescribably original astral projection fight scene in the operating room during that movie? If that was anything but a Marvel MCU movie, people would STILL be talking about that scene, saying how groundbreaking it is. Plus Tilda Swinton’s Yoda-slash-Dalai Lama character adding yet another flavor to the already robust universe.

Bottom line is, because Marvel has so much magical momentum right now, as well as 16 movies that they’ve been able to learn from, they are better able to spot cinematic weaknesses in their productions early on, and correct them before the movie is shown to the public. I would be surprised if this movie doesn’t make as much money as Age of Ultron, and doesn’t get at least a 75% on Rotten Tomatoes. Its pedigree is just that good.

 

Logan – 6 votes
March 3, 2017

Now this is my sentimental favorite, that little film that could. Yes, it will have action but not blockbuster action, and that’ll be okay. The story will be linear and simple, with only a handful of characters, but that’s okay too. It’ll be a western, and that is SO very much okay with me.

There will probably not be any flying people, magic people, disintegration people, supernova people, or anybody who can leap further than a dozen yards at a time. Again, it’ll be a western, where the fight is settled with bullets and punches. In this case, claws and punches.

What do I want to see? I want a movie that takes its time, even if it risks disappointing viewers who want bigger action sequences.

I want the fewest words, but the best words, to make up the screenplay. I want the music to be as much a character as the people. I want the sunset to be heartwrenching.

I want impact more than blood and gore. I want the characters to be torn between their intentions, just like regular human beings. I want Logan to be the ultimate reluctant hero, but do it in a genuine way, like Clint Eastwood in Unforgiven, like Christian Bale in 3:10 to Yuma, like Chris Pine in Hell or High Water.

I want to see Wolverine go berserk.

It would be nice to see more action sequences, but only if they’re absolutely appropriate for the story. And if not, take them away. I want simplicity.

I want to see Wolverine go berserk.

I want to see Wolverine go berserk more than once, to make up for those other movies.

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

Ask Me (Almost) Anything

A geek friend posed these questions to me, here are my answers:

What’s your favorite series/franchise?
Right now it’s Marvel Studios, because the Netflix shows have put them past Star Wars for me. But the bottom line is it’s all about Disney right now–they’re killing it on all fronts.

What’s the most underrated film/comic/book/whatever in your opinion?
Comic book: The Question, although I haven’t read it in a long time. It was the first non-generic superhero comic series I ever got hooked on, plus Bill Sienkiewicz did a bunch of the art. Movie: Joe Versus The Volcano–it reminds me of a Coen Brothers movie and has countless allegories wrapped up in a goofy comedy.

What’s the most overrated film/comic/book/whatever in your opinion?
Tim Burton’s Batman: IMO it’s misguided, just like Tim Burton’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Here’s a curveball: 2001: A Space Odyssey, to me, is both one of the most underrate AND most overrated movies ever. It’s simultaneously genius but also self-indulgent.

What’s your favorite decade?
The 1970s. The best detective movies, the best war movies, the best dramas, best rock and roll, Star Wars, Billy Joel, etc. It was the last decade where anyone can do any kind of art without thinking too much about commercialism and marketing and metrics. Record stores offered refunds and exchanges if you didn’t like the vinyl album you bought (no kidding!) Star Wars created the blockbuster and changed the industry both for better and worse. Also, in the 70s America was still “hungry”–we had the gasoline crisis, cold war, everybody was in the middle class, and there were no tech or economic bubbles. During the 80s, the Reagan years, America was at its wealthiest in history, compared to the rest of the world, so the music and movies kinda reflected that (Go-Gos, John Hughes movies).

If you could speak to your younger (20’s?) self, what would you say? (you don’t have to answer if it’s too personal)

Letter to My 25 Year-Old Self

Favorite and least favorite MCU films?
Favorite is 3-way tie with Avengers, Iron Man, and Winter Soldier. In their own way, each movie felt fresh. Least favorite is Thor: The Dark World except for the miu-miu part, that was funny.

Also, favorite and least favorite parts of the Star Wars Expanded Universe, if any?
Favorite EU game is the X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter video game for DOS back when you still had to use your imagination. For books, I don’t read the new stuff but my childhood favorite was Splinter of the Mind’s Eye, with Luke and Leia, written right after A New Hope came out in theaters. Again, it was the 70s and Alan Dean Foster just wrote what he felt in his heart, without so much pressure from the suits or studios. Now I really like Star Wars Rebels.

What’s something that hasn’t yet been adapted to film that you would love to see?
A decent Stephen King movie like The Stand, which has been made into a limited series but it absolutely sucked. If they could take the talents of Steven Spielberg combined with Frank Darabont’s writing, and make an HBO series out of The Stand, it would be fantastic. The first season of The Walking Dead, which Darabont initially produced, is the closest I could think of to what a good representation of The Stand should be.

Do you feel that some things shouldn’t be adapted and should instead stay as a certain form of media?
Yes, like Bach’s Illusions or de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince, I think is best left to literature. Even 1984 they couldn’t quite get it right, but Snowpiercer was a good homage to it. It’s like loving a song then seeing its mediocre video–most of the magic happens in the interpretation and imagination of the reader/listener. (Again, that’s why 80s music is so-so to me, because often the pop stars are already planning out the video even before they’ve finished writing and recording the song.)

Do you feel that the movie industry is ‘in trouble’ or stagnating in any way?
I think the movie industry is on the verge of getting so fluent with CGI that it’s not “wow” anymore, and I think that’s a good thing. We can get back to good scripts and telling the story, more minimalist approach but with absolute technical control that we get with modern technology. It’s like when they figured out how to make color movies–the first few movies were done just for the sake of making a color movie, but after people got used to it, they went back to focus on the story. Jump forward a few decades and you have movie makers PURPOSELY making black and white movies because it serves the story.

Any other industries/avenues that you feel are in trouble?
Any companies that run their business like the DCEU franchise, and I’m not saying this just to bash DC movies (again). It’s 19th century thinking, not trusting your subdivisions, not knowing enough about your own business that you don’t know how to pick the right people to help you in running it. It’s not just movies, it’s also in government and in any large bureaucracy. Heck, even Apple is going through it right now. All of a sudden, Microsoft is the fresh one!

Thoughts/advice about the youth of today, if applicable?
The youth of today got handed a lousy deck of cards, and my generation is largely responsible for it. We got spoiled during the Reagan years (before China joined the global market), dot-com years, the real estate bubble, those years of indulgence combined with 9/11 has resulted in a worn out, depressed, used up and fearful America. BUT here’s the bright side–because of the rubble, I think the young people are forced to be scrappy and inventive and cunning and hungry, and they are willing to try ANYTHING. And just like the 70s, maybe we’re on the verge of an artistic and cultural explosion, if it’s not already happening. Keep in mind that Nixon was the president in the early 70s, and he got impeached, and during his era and immediately after, there was an explosion of creativity. Out of the rubble, amazing things.

The Daily Knight #57 – Suicide Squad Drinking Game!

The Daily Knight #57 – The Suicide Squad Drinking Game!

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Help Save Tryne’s Life

https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-trynes-life-2u37nang

Hi folks, sorry to bother you with this but right now there’s no real choice except to super promote this. In addition to promoting Making Biscuits Cat Rescue on The Daily Knight podcasts, I’ve also been (frantically) trying to raise money to help pay for their vet bills by selling items on eBay, whatever ways I could think of. I’ve already given thousands of dollars of my own income to help out, but the recent prolonged heatwave that’s finally almost over has taken its toll on the cats and kittens in the rescue. We’ve already lost 2 cats this past summer and we’re in danger of losing another one. I’m literally tapped out of money, so that’s why I’m posting this wherever I can. If you can, please help, but I totally understand if you’re strapped also.

One way you can help WITHOUT spending a penny is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of its profits to a charity of your choice. Here’s the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/

Just choose Making Biscuits Cat Rescue as your charity, and you don’t have to do anything else. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ first when you make an order, and Amazon will take care of the rest.

Making Biscuits Cat Rescue home page: http://www.makingbiscuits.org/

My eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/usr/saintgcollectibles

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

 

The Daily Knight #56 – 2016 The Year in Review – What the Hell Happened???

The Daily Knight #56 – 2016 The Year in Review – What the Hell Happened???

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Help Save Tryne’s Life

https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-trynes-life-2u37nang

Hi folks, sorry to bother you with this but right now there’s no real choice except to super promote this. In addition to promoting Making Biscuits Cat Rescue on The Daily Knight podcasts, I’ve also been (frantically) trying to raise money to help pay for their vet bills by selling items on eBay, whatever ways I could think of. I’ve already given thousands of dollars of my own income to help out, but the recent prolonged heatwave that’s finally almost over has taken its toll on the cats and kittens in the rescue. We’ve already lost 2 cats this past summer and we’re in danger of losing another one. I’m literally tapped out of money, so that’s why I’m posting this wherever I can. If you can, please help, but I totally understand if you’re strapped also.

One way you can help WITHOUT spending a penny is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of its profits to a charity of your choice. Here’s the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/

Just choose Making Biscuits Cat Rescue as your charity, and you don’t have to do anything else. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ first when you make an order, and Amazon will take care of the rest.

Making Biscuits Cat Rescue home page: http://www.makingbiscuits.org/

My eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/usr/saintgcollectibles

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

 

The Daily Knight #55 – Rogue One 2nd Viewing SPOILERS!

The Daily Knight #55 – Rogue One 2nd Viewing SPOILERS!

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Help Save Tryne’s Life

https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-trynes-life-2u37nang

Hi folks, sorry to bother you with this but right now there’s no real choice except to super promote this. In addition to promoting Making Biscuits Cat Rescue on The Daily Knight podcasts, I’ve also been (frantically) trying to raise money to help pay for their vet bills by selling items on eBay, whatever ways I could think of. I’ve already given thousands of dollars of my own income to help out, but the recent prolonged heatwave that’s finally almost over has taken its toll on the cats and kittens in the rescue. We’ve already lost 2 cats this past summer and we’re in danger of losing another one. I’m literally tapped out of money, so that’s why I’m posting this wherever I can. If you can, please help, but I totally understand if you’re strapped also.

One way you can help WITHOUT spending a penny is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of its profits to a charity of your choice. Here’s the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/

Just choose Making Biscuits Cat Rescue as your charity, and you don’t have to do anything else. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ first when you make an order, and Amazon will take care of the rest.

Making Biscuits Cat Rescue home page: http://www.makingbiscuits.org/

My eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/usr/saintgcollectibles

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

 

The Daily Knight #54 – Star Wars: Rogue One Spoiler Review

The Daily Knight #54 – Star Wars: Rogue One Spoiler Review

Like The Daily Knight on Facebook to get daily movie/TV/geeky updates: https://www.facebook.com/thedailyknight/

Web: http://www.thedailyknight.net
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGAs0uC98AA57PWlsWfHyMw
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailyknightnet, or @dailyknightnet
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedailyknight/

Help Save Tryne’s Life

https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-trynes-life-2u37nang

Hi folks, sorry to bother you with this but right now there’s no real choice except to super promote this. In addition to promoting Making Biscuits Cat Rescue on The Daily Knight podcasts, I’ve also been (frantically) trying to raise money to help pay for their vet bills by selling items on eBay, whatever ways I could think of. I’ve already given thousands of dollars of my own income to help out, but the recent prolonged heatwave that’s finally almost over has taken its toll on the cats and kittens in the rescue. We’ve already lost 2 cats this past summer and we’re in danger of losing another one. I’m literally tapped out of money, so that’s why I’m posting this wherever I can. If you can, please help, but I totally understand if you’re strapped also.

One way you can help WITHOUT spending a penny is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of its profits to a charity of your choice. Here’s the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/

Just choose Making Biscuits Cat Rescue as your charity, and you don’t have to do anything else. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ first when you make an order, and Amazon will take care of the rest.

Making Biscuits Cat Rescue home page: http://www.makingbiscuits.org/

My eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/usr/saintgcollectibles

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

 

The Daily Knight #53 – Star Wars: Rogue One Anticipation! Spider-Man: Homecoming 1st teaser trailer!

The Daily Knight #53 – Star Wars: Rogue One Anticipation! Spider-Man: Homecoming 1st teaser trailer!

Like The Daily Knight on Facebook to get daily movie/TV/geeky updates: https://www.facebook.com/thedailyknight/

Web: http://www.thedailyknight.net
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGAs0uC98AA57PWlsWfHyMw
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailyknightnet, or @dailyknightnet
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedailyknight/

Help Save Tryne’s Life

https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-trynes-life-2u37nang

Hi folks, sorry to bother you with this but right now there’s no real choice except to super promote this. In addition to promoting Making Biscuits Cat Rescue on The Daily Knight podcasts, I’ve also been (frantically) trying to raise money to help pay for their vet bills by selling items on eBay, whatever ways I could think of. I’ve already given thousands of dollars of my own income to help out, but the recent prolonged heatwave that’s finally almost over has taken its toll on the cats and kittens in the rescue. We’ve already lost 2 cats this past summer and we’re in danger of losing another one. I’m literally tapped out of money, so that’s why I’m posting this wherever I can. If you can, please help, but I totally understand if you’re strapped also.

One way you can help WITHOUT spending a penny is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of its profits to a charity of your choice. Here’s the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/

Just choose Making Biscuits Cat Rescue as your charity, and you don’t have to do anything else. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ first when you make an order, and Amazon will take care of the rest.

Making Biscuits Cat Rescue home page: http://www.makingbiscuits.org/

My eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/usr/saintgcollectibles

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

 

Geeky T-shirts etc. at GeekSwag.me

If you enjoyed this podcast, please help support it by buying geeky t-shirts and other stuff at GeekSwag.me. To get free shipping, go to http://GeekSwag.me and enter the promo code TDK at checkout.

 

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

 

The Daily Knight #52 – Doctor Strange Spoiler Review

The Daily Knight #52 – Doctor Strange Spoiler Review

Like The Daily Knight on Facebook to get daily movie/TV/geeky updates: https://www.facebook.com/thedailyknight/

Web: http://www.thedailyknight.net
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGAs0uC98AA57PWlsWfHyMw
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailyknightnet, or @dailyknightnet
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedailyknight/

Help Save Tryne’s Life

https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-trynes-life-2u37nang

Hi folks, sorry to bother you with this but right now there’s no real choice except to super promote this. In addition to promoting Making Biscuits Cat Rescue on The Daily Knight podcasts, I’ve also been (frantically) trying to raise money to help pay for their vet bills by selling items on eBay, whatever ways I could think of. I’ve already given thousands of dollars of my own income to help out, but the recent prolonged heatwave that’s finally almost over has taken its toll on the cats and kittens in the rescue. We’ve already lost 2 cats this past summer and we’re in danger of losing another one. I’m literally tapped out of money, so that’s why I’m posting this wherever I can. If you can, please help, but I totally understand if you’re strapped also.

One way you can help WITHOUT spending a penny is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of its profits to a charity of your choice. Here’s the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/

Just choose Making Biscuits Cat Rescue as your charity, and you don’t have to do anything else. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ first when you make an order, and Amazon will take care of the rest.

Making Biscuits Cat Rescue home page: http://www.makingbiscuits.org/

My eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/usr/saintgcollectibles

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

 

Geeky T-shirts etc. at GeekSwag.me

If you enjoyed this podcast, please help support it by buying geeky t-shirts and other stuff at GeekSwag.me. To get free shipping, go to http://GeekSwag.me and enter the promo code TDK at checkout.

 

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/

 

 

 

The Daily Knight #51 – The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere Review

The Daily Knight #51 – The Walking Dead Season 7 Premiere Review

Like The Daily Knight on Facebook to get daily movie/TV/geeky updates: https://www.facebook.com/thedailyknight/

Web: http://www.thedailyknight.net
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGAs0uC98AA57PWlsWfHyMw
Twitter: https://twitter.com/dailyknightnet, or @dailyknightnet
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thedailyknight/

Help Save Tryne’s Life

https://www.gofundme.com/help-us-save-trynes-life-2u37nang

Hi folks, sorry to bother you with this but right now there’s no real choice except to super promote this. In addition to promoting Making Biscuits Cat Rescue on The Daily Knight podcasts, I’ve also been (frantically) trying to raise money to help pay for their vet bills by selling items on eBay, whatever ways I could think of. I’ve already given thousands of dollars of my own income to help out, but the recent prolonged heatwave that’s finally almost over has taken its toll on the cats and kittens in the rescue. We’ve already lost 2 cats this past summer and we’re in danger of losing another one. I’m literally tapped out of money, so that’s why I’m posting this wherever I can. If you can, please help, but I totally understand if you’re strapped also.

One way you can help WITHOUT spending a penny is through the Amazon Smile program, where Amazon will donate a percentage of its profits to a charity of your choice. Here’s the link:

https://smile.amazon.com/

Just choose Making Biscuits Cat Rescue as your charity, and you don’t have to do anything else. Just go to https://smile.amazon.com/ first when you make an order, and Amazon will take care of the rest.

Making Biscuits Cat Rescue home page: http://www.makingbiscuits.org/

My eBay page: http://www.ebay.com/usr/saintgcollectibles

 

Donate to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

If you enjoyed this and want to donate to a good cause, please consider sending a PayPal gift of any amount to Making Biscuits Cat Rescue. Even if you donate JUST ONE DOLLAR, that dollar will buy a can of food that a rescuer can feed a stray cat, or help get the cat in a humane trap so it can be taken to an animal hospital to be checked out medically and spayed/neutered. Just one dollar will help prevent unnecessary kittens being born and help with controlling overpopulation. If you give just one dollar, you’ll feel good about yourself. Promise.
http://makingbiscuits.org/
https://www.facebook.com/MakingBiscuitsCatRescue/

About Making Biscuits Cat Rescue

Making Biscuits is a cat rescue started in June of 2009 in an effort to humanely reduce the overpopulation of stray and feral cats. Adoptable cats are spayed/neutered, defleaed, dewormed, vaccinated, microchipped, given veterinary care including, when necessary, seen by a veterinary specialist (i.e., dental, eye, etc.), fed premium food and loved immensely. Making Biscuits feels very strongly about the role nutrition plays in the long-term health of our cats and whenever possible, educates pet owners. We advocate spay and neuter and often help people in the Long Beach and surrounding areas with their own pets as well as strays by loaning traps and cages, humanely trapping, defleaing/deworming, teaching bottle feeding, providing information about area clinics, veterinarians, behaviorists and all other aspects of cat parenting.

If you’re on Amazon, you can also send Making Biscuits a gift from their wish list:
http://amzn.to/1XHjVC4

Or go here and select “Making Biscuits Cat Rescue” as your charity of choice (it costs you NOTHING, Amazon will donate a % of THEIR profits to the charity):
http://smile.amazon.com/ch/27-2801690

 

Geeky T-shirts etc. at GeekSwag.me

If you enjoyed this podcast, please help support it by buying geeky t-shirts and other stuff at GeekSwag.me. To get free shipping, go to http://GeekSwag.me and enter the promo code TDK at checkout.

 

Credits

Music is “Orbiting A Distant Planet” by the Denver, Colorado group Quantum Jazz, through the Free Music Archive:
http://freemusicarchive.org/search/?sort=track_date_published&d=1&page=12&quicksearch=orbiting+a+distant+planet
Creative Commons License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/