Tag Archives: Movie

The Movie Diary
November 13, 2018

You’re a mean one

By Dom Cioffi As a young child, I reveled in picture books. It wasn’t that I loved to read so much as I loved looking at the illustrations. This is…

The Movie Diary
June 28, 2018

Armed and dangerous

By Dom Cioffi I realized the other day that my son is roughly the same age that I was when I first started mowing lawns. That thought frightened me. I…

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July 12, 2017

The Hard Sell

By Dom Cioffi My doorbell rang the other night around dinnertime, but I didn’t think much about it since my doorbell rings every night around dinnertime. Ninety-nine out of one…

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June 21, 2017

Go, Speed Racer, Go!

By Dom Cioffi I was driving through town the other day when my son erupted from the backseat, “Dad, look, it’s a Porsche!” I glanced over to the opposite side…

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May 24, 2017

Deep in the muck

By Dom Cioffi It doesn’t happen often, but every once in a while I lose my temper. Most of the time it’s because of the illogical behavior of my teenage…

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May 10, 2017

Game on

By Dom Cioffi On Dec. 19, 2006, a young Swedish high school student named Felix Kjellberg registered a YouTube channel, uploading occasional short videos not unlike thousands of other early…

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April 19, 2017

Life in the Fast Lane

By Dom Cioffi I took my family to the ocean this past weekend for a birthday celebration. This needed to be a bigger-than-normal event since my son was officially transferring…

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March 16, 2017

Finding the zone

By Dom Cioffi I’m at a bit of a crossroads with my son. He’s on the verge of turning into a teenager and with that transition he’s displaying many of…