I like this article quite a bit, but most of all for this observation:
In 1994, Tom Hanks won his second Oscar playing Forrest Gump, a skillful enough but predictable rendition of a marble-mouthed simpleton. He beat Paul Newman, whose performance in Robert Benton's "Nobody's Fool" may be one of the few perfect performances in American screen history.
If you guys will forgive the irrelevance, here's a link to The Website of the Moment and for the next couple of weeks.
Sorry about my conspicuous (at least to Bertie :-) absence lately. I'm changing jobs, and instead of taking a break between them (like sane people), I've gone and overlapped them. I hope to be back in a more normal rhythm next week. Until then, you should check out LBang's original lyric challenge. After an impressive commenting debut by MarkW, there are only five (!) lyrics left to identify. They are lyrics 26, 29, 46, 48, and 52.
This is just a note to let readers of my Bare Bones Introduction to Philosophy know that I have not forgotten about completing the section on Philosophy of Religion - I will get around to it before long.
Hmm, I wonder where our esteemed Webmaster is these days. Surely it's not taking him this long to paint his house? What's the story, Jim?
Here's a site, alt.culture, an a-z of the nineties, that's a sort of mega-list of what you need to know about to be culturally literate 90's-wise. It has pictures (but is surprisingly quick-loading), and includes stuff about movies, books, and music. I recommend that you click on 'autopilot', then on 'launch autopilot', then sit back and be surprised and informed.