Column, The Movie Diary

Music to my ears

By Dom Cioffi One of the first jobs I had as a teenager was at a local record store (of course, this was back when record stores actually specialized in selling records). It was a huge thrill to be around […]

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The beasts within

By Dom Cioffi Since the dawn of psychology, mankind has wondered, Is it nature or nurture that makes us who we are? Is it our genes or the environment in which we are reared that determines the kind of person […]

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Good v. Good

By Dom Cioffi It’s spring break season, which means that millions of people across the country either head to the mountains or the beaches for fun and frivolity. My family opted for the mountains this year – the Rocky Mountains, […]

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Don’t judge a book

By Dom Cioffi A little over a year ago, I overheard my niece and her friend talking about their desire to get tattoos when they turned 18. They were boasting about the different designs they were considering and how each […]

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Sunday Bloody Sunday

The Witch By Dom Cioffi It’s customary for me to come home after work and immediately wash dishes. This is something I’ve done for years. I don’t know why; it’s just an activity I have to complete before I relax […]

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Life in the fast lane

By Dom Cioffi I am a self-admitted news junkie. I’m not sure why. It could be due to over two decades of work in the newspaper and television industries. Or it could be just an innate desire to be knowledgeable […]

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Young at heart

By Dom Cioffi For as far back as I can remember, I have had a persistent need to win. It didn’t matter if it was baseball, darts or a game of Go Fish, my mindset has always been focused on […]

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The Movie Diary: Riding high

THE AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON By Dom Cioffi Sitting directly on the border between North and South Carolina is an amusement park called Carowinds. It has all the usual trappings of a modern-day theme park with fun activities, incredibly over-priced […]

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Big Brother is watching you

By Dom Cioffi I was in Copenhagen, Denmark, on business this past week. It’s a bustling city, but not in the way Americans think of bustling cities. First of all, because of the economic system that’s in place in Denmark, […]

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