Column, The Movie Diary

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 of the road just quick enough to catch a bright […]

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Column, The Movie Diary

Photographic memories

By Dom Cioffi In November of 2014, a man named Thomas Carey told a large audience at a UFO convention that he had “smoking gun” evidence that extraterrestrials had visited earth. His evidence was purported to be in the form […]

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Column, The Movie Diary

Feeling the burn

By Dom Cioffi I returned to Jacksonville, Florida, this past week for my first three-month, post-cancer check-up. In February, after several months of radiation and chemotherapy treatments, I received the “cancer free” label. However, I will still need to visit […]

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Column, The Movie Diary

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 son, but on occasion, something else will set me off. […]

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Column, The Movie Diary

Undercover of the night

By Dom Cioffi A high-profile kidnapping case captured the country’s attention over the last few months. It involved a 50-year-old Tennessee teacher who left his wife and children (and grandchildren!) to run away with his 15-year-old student. It took authorities […]

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Column, The Movie Diary

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 users. His interest was sporadic and purely for fun and […]

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Column, The Movie Diary

Diamond in the rough

By Dom Cioffi I was in Nashville, Tenn., this past week for a marketing conference. This was my first trip to the country metropolis known as “Music City.” And while I spent most of my day attending lectures and workshops […]

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Column, The Movie Diary

Information Overload

By Dom Cioffi  Throughout my school days (elementary through college), I rarely stepped foot into a library. Sure, I wandered in whenever I had a book report due or needed to research something, but other than that, I avoided the […]

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