Wait for it. The anticipation is maddening. And then…. go back and watch it again to see how he did it. An ending from one of the great films of Akira Kurasawa starring the incomparable Toshiro Mifune (also seen in the Fight Scene Friday series in Red Sun).
I was never a snappy dresser but I used to know how to put an outfit together. Recently I realized I’d forgotten how to dress myself and decided to do something about it.
I spent one of my college summers working at a family resort in my hometown. This resort had some unique offerings that attracted visitors from around the U.S. & Canada despite its remote location. It provided a wide variety of kids’ programs so that parents could go off and do their own thing while their [...]
I think most Dads are pretty good at spending the limited time we have on weekday nights with our kids: playing, homework, dinner, get ready for bed and maybe some TV. Pretty standard fare. Weekends are an entirely different animal, but at least you have some help, whether it’s through neighbor kids looking for a [...]
This is the first in a series of posts by EOT co-founder Scott Gulbransen about his recent trip aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) underway off the coast of Southern California. Gulbransen spent time with the ship as it prepares to deploy to the Persian Gulf later this year. Being the father of four [...]
n order for Americans back home to see just how amazing these sailors are, the Navy allows a number of dignitaries, journalists, bloggers and professionals to take part in these trips and write about them. Not only write but snap pictures, take videos and live like the sailors live for just over 24 hours. By “walking in their shoes” we can tell the folks back home just how amazing and dedicated our men and women are.
For the original Man Rules posting, please check out this post. Here are another ten fantastically accurate Man Rules. The Pine Scent Rule: It is perfectly ok for a man to rub a pine scent air freshener over a slightly dirty (read: stinky) shirt in lieu of a full wash. However, this only applies when [...]
This one is dear to my heart not because I love the Pink Panther movies, although they are great, but because I am constantly reminded of this gag at home. You see, I encourage roughhousing with my kids, and my oldest son, six years old, who, like me, loves kung fu movies and super heroes, [...]
I’ll run 26.2 miles through my home town and past friends and family and thousands of strangers cheering me on. I have a better chance of going deep against Josh Beckett at Fenway with a Wiffle Ball bat than I do of keeping up with Deriba Merga or Ryan Hall from the starting line to Ashland, but when I cross the finish line, eventually, I’ll have achieved a lifelong goal – and that’s more than most Mondays have in store for me.
Being on the road a lot give me the pleasure of experiencing different towns, cultures and, unfortunately, driving styles. Here’s a quick rundown of five stereotypes that you may have encountered on our nation’s highways and driveways.