On Saturday August 3rd 1997 I woke up a ten-year old boy, got out of bed brushed my teeth and ate my breakfast in much haste. I was anticipating the day ahead of me; it was exciting because I was going over to my friends for a sleep over. My mother's best friend with whom she grew up owned the friend's house of which I was going to. Her name was Geri Poudrier and she was a great lady. She looked out for every one else before herself. She- baby-sat me when I was a toddler. I grew up with her son who she adopted through my family who had her son in foster care. The Saturday night that I was staying there we would not be having as fun a time as possible because his mother had to put in over time at her work. James and I stayed up late that night and did all sorts off cool stuff until about 1:00am. At the time we really started wondering weather his mom was coming home that night at all. At around 1:20am James got a call from his father who said it was very important that I go home. I called my mom and she came to pick me up. On the ride home she said that as she was coming through down town turners falls she had seen a car accident involving a mini can that looked and awful lot like Geris. She told me she hoped nothing had happened but she excepted nothing had. I went to bed having not given the situation another thought about what my mom had told me. I went to sleep a 10- year old boy. The next morning I woke up and felt broken. I went down stairs for breakfast and...
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Sayonarah This film is now one of my absolute favorite old movies, right alongside with Gone with the Wind. The film's focus on the taboo's of interracial marriages, while an eye-opening subject in the 60's, the film was not shy showing the audiences that love overcomes all, and when two are in love, all things are possible. Throughout the entire film, I never once felt the romance scenes were "played out" or unusually depicted. This film truthfully allowed me to understand how love doesn't look at skin color, it doesn't understand eye or hair color, nor does it notice cultural differences. Love truly plays the main role in this film, leading each character to his hearts final wish. I felt Sayonara was a film worthy of numerous Academy Awards. Each character was thoroughly developed, each scene melted into the other. Brando and Taka's romance scenes made me feel for the love two people can have for each other. Each individual had a history behind the each other's culture and people, and though difficult at first, they learned to overcome those feelings of resentment or misunderstanding. Buttons and Umeki's marriage reminded me of one that was culturally diverse. I have many friends who are involved in multiracial marriages and relatoinships, and the differences in cultures is interesting to watch. Being an American, we cannot have a more diverse country. Not only are races and ethnic groups different, but choices of religions, faiths and beliefs differ from person to person. Learning to adjust obviously differs from person to person as well, and such a wide difference in cultures as that of Buttons and Umeki and Brando and Taka's who's proved to be from either ends of the spectrum Buttons and Umeki's marriage in the film seemed sincere from the very beginning. I never felt their romance was forced or unusual. The scene that got me the most was the bathtub scene, when Katsumi was bathing Kelly. I thought it was...
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Sequence Analysis Paper: Citizen Kane Citizen Kane, directed by Orson Welles, is perhaps one of the world's greatest movies ever produced. Viewers journey the life of one man, Charles Foster Kane, from his idealistic days of being the "people's champion," to his ultimate demise resulting from his lust for the American dream of fame and success. From the scene depicting Kane's meeting Jim Gettys, the audience observes that Kane has aborted his youthful ambitions and has become self-absorbed, which leads to his downfall. Welles conveys this to viewers in this scene by mise en scene, camera angles, movement, lighting, and narrative. The scene opens with a shot of Kane and his wife, Emily Norton, arriving at Susan's building where Jim Gettys is waiting. The camera zooms in on Kane and Norton standing at the door and finally a medium shot is obtained. This shots shows the importance of the two and the building they are about to enter. The only light provided comes from the double doors, which separate the two. They enter the building and Kane receives a stiff look from his wife because of the landlord's familiarity with Kane. The camera follows the two up the stairway. In the next shot, the low angle camera follows Kane as he ascends the stairs. This shot makes Kane look powerful and invincible. Kane and Norton first encounter Susan at the top of the stairwell in the doorway which is light up. Before Susan can finish her sentence, Gettys emerges at the center of the doorway, which places all importance on him. The lighting comes from the room behind Gettys, so he is nothing more than a dark shadow symbolizing his evil and corruption. Next, a medium shot of all four characters is taken at eye-level. All four of them will be affected by the...
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Tennessee Williams's play A Streetcar Named Desire contains more within it's characters, situations, and story than appears on its surface. As in many of Williams's plays, there is much use of symbolism and interesting characters in order to draw in and involve the audience. The plot of A Streetcar Named Desire alone does not captivate the audience. It is Williams's brilliant and intriguing characters that make the reader truly understand the play's meaning. He also presents a continuous flow of raw, realistic moods and events in the play which keeps the reader fascinated in the realistic fantasy Williams has created in A Streetcar Named Desire. The symbolism, characters, mood, and events of this play collectively form a captivating, thought-provoking piece of literature. A Streetcar Named Desire produces a very strong reaction. Even at the beginning of the play, the reader is confronted with extremely obvious symbolism in order to express the idea of the play. Blanche states that she was told "to take a streetcar named Desire, and then to transfer to one called Cemeteries". One can not simply read over this statement without assuming Williams is trying to say more than is written. Later in the play, the reader realizes that statement most likely refers to Blanche's arriving at the place and situation she is now in because of her servitude to her own desires and urges. What really makes A Streetcar Named Desire such an exceptional literary work is the development of interesting, involving characters. As the play develops, the audience sees that Blanche is less proper and refined than she might appear or claim to be. Her sexual desire and tendency to drink away her problems make Blanche ashamed of her life and identity. Desire was the "rattle-trap streetcar" that brought her to her pitiful state in life. Blanche is the most fascinating character in A Streetcar Named Desire. One reason for this is that she has an absolutely brilliant way of making reality seem...
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Two white men, Billy Ray Lobb and Pete Williard rape the 10-year-old black girl Tonga. Everybody in the town is upset with the incident and the two men are found quickly and brought into jail. At the bail hearing Tonga's father, Carl Lee Hailey, shoots the two rapists and now the town is split into two sides. One side understands Carl because a lot of fathers would have done the same thing in his situation. But the other side that contained most of the town people want him to be punished in the gas chamber. Jake Brigance becomes Haile's lawyer and realizes how complicated it is to deal with such a famous client. He has ti fight against the District Attorney who wants to use this trail to get famous. The case gets national attention and a lot of different organizations (Like the K.K.K) get involved. After a long trial, Carl Lee gets free, and everybody goes back to "normal" life in Clanton, Mississippi. A review for a paper: Time to Kill, one of the best known novels of the last 15 years, is a courtroom drama by John Grisham, set in a small town in southern Mississippi. Jake Brigance, a young, white lawyer is hired by a murderer of two rapists who raped his daughter. Sound complicated? It is- the murderer is black and the rapists are (or were) white. Jake Brigance is given the impossible task of proving that Carl Lee Hailey, the black murderer, is innocent. Impossible, because of a mostly white county, because of the Ku Klux Klan which lives again in Clanton, because of a win-at-all costs prosecutor, because of the racism and hypocrisy of the Mississippi citizens and judicial system. This book illustrates how no matter how much the world tries to say they...
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A true hero is one who is willing to commit body and soul to achieve a dream. How does Andrew Nicciols' Gattaca show this throught his characters.
A hero, above all must have qualities in which he is admired for his brave deeds in which he performs to realize a goal. These brave deeds are ones in which give someone the ability to endure pain and danger. Jerome and Eugene, in Andrew Niccols' Gattaca, both possess qualities in which make them a hero because they are prepared to endure pain and jeopardy to achieve their dream. Both ultimately give up their own life to achieve a dream. This for Jerome was his life ambition while for Eugene this dream wasn't one he had had all his life it become one after certain circumstances. Eugene is a hero because he gave away his DNA and his own body materials, such as hair, blood and urine, to help Jerome achieve his life objective. Jerome throughout Gattaca did many things, like leaving his family and friends, which seem selfish and unjustified but are all part of the torture endured to become and hero while achieving a dream. Jerome is fundamentally the hero in Gattaca because he was prepared to face danger pain and heart ache to achieve his ultimate dream. In Gattaca Eugene and Jerome both ultimately sacrifice their bodies to achieve something they couldn't with other each other therefore making something of their lives which were both worthless in their current social hierarchy of their time. Changing into Jerome was a dangerous fete because it was illegal and we know it wasn't accepted because Jerome and the broker met and organized the deal in dark lighting, but the broker was more in the dark as his job is illegal and dangerous. To become accepted in this world Eugene gave his DNA, blood, urine, and his name to Jerome which in tern threw away his own self to achieve what he...
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Movie Review A Walk of Life I thought that A Walk of Life was a pretty good movie but it did lack in some places. A group of high school seniors meet at a cement factory to initiate a potential boy into their group. This incident serves but one purpose to introduce Landon as a reckless, superficial character that has a mean heart. The scene also is what starts the future between Landon and Jamie Sullivan. The very first part of the movie bothers me because the boy that jumped is obviously injured, but the story line does not follow him at all. It might just be me but I would have liked to know more about that boy's situation with how he was recovering or something like that. The transition where Landon meets Jamie was very nice considering it took all the available movie time up. One scene did show Landon talking to the kid he almost killed, but I was never really able to find out how bad the kid was injured. The words I heard between them just sounded like he would be seeing him around at school. I want to know if the kid that jumped would be in a wheel chair or if he would walk fine. This part in the movie was weak if you were to ask me. I think doing the school play was a good punishment for Landon. It is in these scenes in movie where you can tell that Landon is falling for Jamie. I would be remiss not to mention Mandy's solo performance during the first night of the show. The filmmaker's take their time, letting Mandy (Jamie) sing her ballad at length - sweet, gentle, and buoyant. I mean I do not have anything against her singing but this scene took quite...
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Academic Research Paper on the Film "Citizen Kane." Name: Gan Chee Keat, Philip Abstract This is an in-depth research paper on the greatest film of all time in America, Citizen Kane. The objective of this paper is to help readers understand about the facts behind this film, the controversies and how it became the best-remembered and highly-rated film in history and as well as understanding the characters of the film. The beginning part of this paper will dwell on the history behind the two figures commonly associated to the film. Then, this paper will feature an analysis of the main and important characters in the film, mainly in the form of a behavioural analysis. Then, I will discuss two important scenes from the film that made a huge impact in Kane's life, the "breakfast table" scene and the "picnic" scene before concluding my research paper. 1. Introduction Recently named by the American Film Institute (AFI) in Los Angeles as the number one film in America, Citizen Kane is perhaps the world's most famous and highly rated film ever made. Even before the film was released in 1941, there was much hype and buzz surrounding the film and about the 'boy genius' that made it (The Battle Over Citizen Kane, 1996). That 'boy genius' was none other than the man who caused widespread panic among listeners of the radio drama War of the Worlds, thinking that Martians had really invaded New Jersey (Vivian, 1999, chap.15, pp 383-385), Orson Welles, who also wrote, produced and starred in the film. Welles had just turned 24 when he decided to take on this film project, inspired by the life of newspaper tycoon, William Randolph Hearst. It was because of this factor that the film failed to make an impact commercially because of Hearst's influences over the media at that time....
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Today's accounting in China is strikingly different from 30 years ago. In western countries, there appeared to have been relatively little interest in the accounting system used in China before the 1970s (Zhou 1988). The language barrier and differences in culture may have contributed to ... ------------------------------------------------------------------ seems bound to experience setbacks. The history of the changing wealth of nations is the subject for a different speech by a different speaker. But accounting has a part to play, an important part, because of its role in making markets work effectively. And this is very much the subject for this speech ------------------------------------------------------------- Accounting systems have been used for thousands of years. As businesses grew, people to keep track of costs, profits, and losses invented accounting systems. Modern accounting measures and communicates financial information about an economic entity. This information is used to plan, control ... -------------------------------------------------------------- Accounting is a very popular and important job in our business society. They do a lot more then just prepare financial statements and recording business transactions. Accounting falls in two main category¡¯s public and private. My mother is a very hard working accountant and is the Vice President of ... ----------------------------------------------------------- From the 1920¡¯s the accountancy profession used rigidly4 structured accounting systems that ceased to evolve and adapt over the years of rapid change and Development in the 60 years it took for a noticeable change in practices to ... ----------------------------------------------------------- INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING STANDARD The overall objective of an International Accounting Standard is to contribute to the understanding of international standardization of financial accounting. This standardization would result in an increased cross border comparability of financial accounting information ......
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Advertising is a way of getting a message across to a vast number of people. Advertising is normally used to sell or promote a product. It is also used to get a donation for specific charities. Adverts are now getting a bigger audience than ever, the fact that so many channels now advertise as opposed to a few years ago when only ITV advertised. As so many different channels are advertising, advertiser ensure a target audience by televising their adverts on the appropriate channel, one that is designed for their target audience. For example there are a vast number of children's channels these days so children's adverts will be shown on these channels more frequently than any other as they are sure of reaching their target audience. One of the most popular formats to advertise on is the television because it is the only format in which you can have full motion with sound. This is obviously the most effective way of getting a message across, it is also very popular because it is so widely available. Nearly every house hold owns a TV and even every work place. Another popular format of advertising is on large bill boards. This costs less than advertising on TV however in a recent survey I took people said that they are just as influenced by the billboards as they are by television, some even prefer seeing the big pictures on a drive to the office rather then sit at home and watch adverts on their TV. Advertisements also show up on newspapers, magazines, radio and even on the sides of some buses and taxis. There are various different techniques used in advertising to appeal to everyone. Colour is an important factor in every advert. The advertisers have to make sure the colours used in...
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The image of African Americans in film has made a gradual shift from that of the past. From the degrading and negative stereotypes of the early minstrel shows, to the inspirational and uplifting depiction of race movies, to the breaking of role barriers of modern day films. This gradual shift has allowed the African American culture to develop and expand along with the likes of the motion picture industry, all the while dealing with, experiencing and overcoming the racial stereotypes that served as barriers for African Americans in the beginning. The early images of African Americans, stemming from that of the times of slavery, were depictions of an uneducated people, happy go lucky people, people who sat around doing nothing all day but dancing and singing, eating and sleeping. These images were images that derived from the times of slavery. The stereotypical images and misconceptions of African American images in movies have been a constant theme of mockery and ignorance since slavery. The ideas, thoughts, story and content of the movies derived from the narrow and racist mindframe of White America and the White culture. These misconceptions and racial depictions of African Americans developed into the very controversial minstrel shows. The way of life for African Americans during the time of minstrel shows, was a mockery. And as their way of living made it to the stage, the only way to be heard through entertainment for many African American actors, was to convey the portrayal of their culture and image through the racially stereotypical form.1 The African American image was depicted in such a negative way through the racial stereotypes of the minstrel shows, perpetuation of the African American slave life, yet with the development of these minstrel shows, their negativity and very stereotypical subject matter and racial classification, an opportunity and a...
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Anyone who has seen an Arnold Schwartzenegger movie knows he is always the toughest, baddest, most feared man ever. Whatever movie Arnold plays in, his character always survives, and no matter how much of a little, wimpy family man he tries to portray, he always stands out as the tough guy. Out of all the tough movie stars from Sylvester Stallone to Jean Claude Van Dam, Arnold Schwartzenegger is, for sure, the toughest man ever. As a real life name, he is a representative to some, of a buff looking dude you see, unless they play sports, because Arnold doesn't play sports. But even though he could and would be good at sports, you could even say the buff looking dude who does play sports is Arnold. Even though Arnold Schwartzenegger isn't really the strongest or most bulky looking man in the world, he is in all of his movies. That's why he is the guy who pops in your head when you're describing that muscle bound guy you saw to someone or when you see him. Unless someone who's stronger, more polished, and has more of a "God" attitude than Arnold has, which I highly doubt, he will always be an icon of any ordinary stacked man. Another reason Arnold Schwartzenegger is the toughest guy of all tough guys is because of his Austrian accent. He has an accent of how the toughest guy in the world would sound like. Just by hearing his voice, it just automatically pops in your head that he's someone who will hurt, out talk, and even outsmart you if you have any opposition with him. In movies like Terminator, Total Recall, or Kindergartin Cop, it was the best thing for a guy to cooperate and always be on Arnold's good side no matter what he...
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At a time when presidents lie, steal, and do anything else morally wrong, Harrison Ford sets the standard for what a president should be in one of this decade's most entertaining films. Director Wolfgang Petersen has given audience members a pro-American thriller. Air Force One thrives because it has a riveting plot, tremendous acting, and superior special effects. The movie starts with a U.S. led commando raid in Kazakhstan that captures a renegade Russian leader, General Radek (Jurgen Prochnow). James Marshall (Harrison Ford), the President of the U.S., declares that the U.S. will no longer tolerate with any terrorist group. No sooner does he make that statement then a group of Radek supporters, led by Ivan Korshunov (Gary Oldman) and assisted by secret service agent Gibbs (Xander Berkeley), hijack Air Force One. They demand that Radek be released from prison or they will execute a passenger every half-hour. What they did not count on is that Marshall did not leave the plane on an escape pod, but instead he remained on board where he will try and save the lives of his wife (Wendy Crewson), teenage daughter Alice (Liesel Matthews), and other white house workers. From this point on it is an ongoing plane ride with Marshall taking out terrorists and trying to prevent the plane from crashing. Although the plot does seems like the ordinary hijacked plane story people have seen so many times, Air Force One does add a lot more to it. There is enough novelty in this film that the audience will never be bored, and everything has a fresh feel to it. Most importantly, this film gives America something to hope for. With politics in this country seeming more corrupt everyday, this film stands out in that it shows a hero president who values morals above all...
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Stage I Chemistry Alcohol and Society Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is a clear, colourless liquid, with a burning taste and an agreeable odour. Ethanol is an organic compound and is the most important of the alcohols, the chemical formula being CH3CH2OH. Produced by fermentation, it is the intoxicating ingredient in alcoholic beverages. Besides the part ethanol plays in the fermentation of alcohol, ethanol also has many other uses, making it the most widely used and popular organic compound. Ethanol for industrial purposes is made by chemical synthesis, purified by distillation, and then denatured. Most industrial ethanol is denatured to prevent its use as a beverage. Denaturing involves mixing ethanol with small amounts of poisonous or unpleasant substances to make the ethanol undrinkable. Ethanol has many uses as a solvent, raw material, extraction medium, antifreeze, antiseptic, and gasoline additive and substitute. Ethanol can be oxidized to first form acetaldehyde and then acetic acid. It can be dehydrated to form ether. Other products made from ethanol include butadiene, used in making synthetic rubber; ethyl chloride, used as a local anaesthetic; and many other organic chemicals. Ethanol can also be mixed with gasoline to make the automobile fuel called gasohol. Ethanol is mixable in all proportions with water and with most organic solvents. It is an excellent solvent for many substances and is used in making such products as perfumes, lacquer, celluloid, and explosives. Because of its low freezing point, ethanol is also used as the fluid in thermometers for temperatures below -40°C, the freezing point of mercury, and for other special low-temperature purposes, such as for antifreeze in automobile radiators. Ethanol is normally concentrated by distillation of dilute solutions. Commercial ethanol contains 95% by volume of ethanol and 5 percent of water. Dehydrating agents remove the remaining water and produce absolute ethanol. Ethanol melts at -114.1° C,...
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The inventive world of Wonderland and Alice's journey in to her own imagination is more then merely a children's story. Looking deep at the symbols and structure of the story one can see that it becomes more complex and abstract as Alice gets deeper and deeper in her journey in Wonderland. Lewis Carol wrote the book in 1876 and Disney produced its own animated version of Alice in Wonderland no more then twenty years ago. The Disney production aimed at a younger audience, shows Wonderland as a very colourful and vibrant place, full of flowers, trees and a majestic garden of wonder and glory. Although Disney is successful at doing that, it fails in showing the hidden aspects of the story, the aspects of the novel that need to be dug into to comprehend. This is most likely because it was aimed a younger audience. The symbolism that is used helps to create a deeper understanding of the true meaning of the story. When just watching or reading the story one may think that from the looks of it, the story about Alice falling through a rabbit-hole and finding herself in a silly and nonsense world, is fairly guileless as a tale. The underlying story, the one about a girl maturing away from home in what seems to be a world ruled by chaos and nonsense, is quite a frightening one. All the time, Alice finds herself confronted in different situations involving various different and curious animals being all alone. She hasn't got any help at all from home or the world outside of Wonderland. This represents a theme of abandonment. The main theme of the story is Alice's identity crisis and her journey to find her identity. This young girl's journey is symbolic of universal growth and self-discovery. As Alice learns...
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In the her text, Popular Culture, Freccero states, "Science fiction most explicitly addresses the political, representing political fantasies through the imagining of alternative worlds, and thus invites the reading of ideological critique" (Freccero, pg. 111). The film Alien: Resurrection is embedded thoroughly with representation of modern day cultural occurrings. In the film's case, it is tackling issues such as cloning and outside womb reproduction, such as test tube babies, and negative representation of women by degradation from the men. The social commentary is perfectly obvious: the bad guys are the military-scientific establishment, cold, heartless, mechanistic, oblivious to the human consequences of their actions and what happens when women succumb to blunt sexism. This film picks up where Alien 3 left off and certain people have saved some of Ripley's (Sigourney Weaver) blood and it appears that they have successfully cloned her after eight attempts. Not only have they cloned her, but they have fused her DNA with that of an Alien, giving our heroine the body and mind of a human but the strength and acid blood of an alien. The opening line of the film is Ripley saying, "My mother always said there are no monsters...but there are." You hear her say this as the camera pulls back and you see her being surrounded by scientists as they prepare to operate on her and deliver her "baby", an Alien queen that was implanted into the host, Ripley. That statement in the first 15 seconds of the film enunciates the tone and underlying message for the remainder of the film. Ripley, even though created by scientists, has sympathy towards these aliens. In her mind she knows that she must destroy them, but in her heart she feel pangs of guilt towards doing so, hence the apology to her "child" as it is...
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Should this film be shown in the American History class? Is three days of class time well spent viewing it? Evaluate the value of All Quiet on the Western Front as an educational film. After watching the film "All Quiet on the Western Front" I felt that it was a very good movie and it really showed me that war in other countries is just as terrifying as it is here. The film was set up very well and was high school appropriate and I feel it was a great Idea to show this movie in class. This movie was very educational and taught me a lot about what went on during World War One. It showed me that war in Germany at this time was just like the U.S at that time. The movie should definitely be shown in American History 11. By now kids should be mature enough to handle all of the violence and mild language. It showed what really went on and it was a very good teaching device. I learned a lot from this film that I would now learn from a book. Three days is a good amount of time to watch this movie because it lets us see the whole movie, and it doesn't mean that we would spend a week or two on it. I felt that this movie had great educational value because, like I said, it taught me a lot about the war that a book could not. It expressed the different views of different countries and taught me that not ever country fighting the U.S. is bad. This movie was a great idea to show in our class because it kept the students interested and informed on what happened. There is no reason why you should second guess about showing this film...
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ARGUMENTATIVE PIECE: THE TELEVISION FIEND One would say that only American politicians habitually spout inane rubbish in an attempt to get people to like them, but the 'ever so talented' stars of Ally McBeal are skilled beyond reproach in this field. Much moronic writing has been seen on TV, not just by reliable witnesses. I will focus, however, on the actors that make up one of the most irritating casts in recorded history. One wonders about the fact that the best sitcom writers in the world are employed for their comic abilities yet come up with a character whose chief legal prowess seems to be the exhibition of bizarre tics during his cross-examinations. The lawyer I am speaking of is of course John Cage or Peter McNicol who I would imagine acts something akin to a very smart toddler on crack. On the subject of crack, McNicol's former co-star, Robert Downey jnr., also exhibited strange head movements which seemed oddly robotic. They were probably due to the fact that he was actually taking crack. These good-looking actors who are the supposed 'role models' to our delicate youth do no more than imprint their impiety on to the blank slates that are the average television-watchers' minds. Young girls are now subjected to Callista 'eating disorder' Flockhart and her about-to-burst collagen pout. The producers of the show expect us not to be influenced but I think that they overestimate the mental power of the average American citizen. The next one on my thespian hit list is Richard Fisch, played by Greg Germann, who is just a poster boy for domestic abuse. His sexist attitude and degenerate manners should definitely get him bludgeoned by any self-respecting human being who has the misfortune to be crossing his path. Yes, some may think that it is amusing when he grabs a...
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Activities The Holy Peaks surrounding Ulaan Bataar hiking and breathtaking views. Manzshir Khiid Route on the Tsetseegum peak's southern side is the easiest route up; Zaisan Route is the most scenic and most difficult. There's more hiking in Gurvansaikhan National Park, around the hills of Khovd, and in the Gobi Desert. Huge Khövsgöl Nuur lake is great place for fishing and kayaking and there's some spleunkinling to be done in lakeshore caves. January and February are good months for skiing. Downhill and crosscountry ski tours leave from Ulaan Bataar. Genghis Khan's used to ride horses out in the wild so grab a horse and relive his glory days. Or you can grab a yak or camel for a ride in and around Ulaan Baatar. The biggest event of the year is the Naadam festival, known as the eriyn gurvan naadam, after the three 'manly sports' of wrestling, archery and horse racing. The festival is held all over the country, normally between 11 and 13 July, the anniversary of the 1921 Mongolian Revolution. The major events take place during the first two days. Tsagaan Sar (White Month) is the start of the lunar new year in January or February. After months of winter, Mongolians celebrate over three days with a lot of food, liquor and singing. Human environment interaction The way the humans interact with the environment is: 1. The Mongolians ride the horses and eat them which over time they will have no more transportation and thus have to find a knew means of transportation. 2. The floods in Mongolia effect the people because it kills people and destroys there homes. 3. The pollution of the Mongolians will make there environment less liveable in and kill a lot of plants and wildlife....
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