Movie Review: Parenthood (1989)

The red pill (harsh reality) version __ 7.5/10
Review by Brian Wright

ParenthoodGrandma: You know, when I was nineteen,
Grandpa took me on a roller coaster.
Gil: Oh?
Grandma: Up, down, up, down. Oh, what a ride!
Gil: What a great story.
Grandma: I always wanted to go again. You know, it was just so interesting to me that a ride could make me so frightened, so scared, so sick, so excited, and so thrilled all together! Some didn’t like it. They went on the merry-go-round. That just goes around. Nothing. I like the roller coaster. You get more out of it. Continue reading

Human Interest: All We Got is Time

Fiction by John Ryan

With John’s story, the Coffee Coaster is starting a test feature, in which the literary piece is excerpted from its beginning to a logical breaking point. Then the reader will directed to a Web page in the Scribd social publishing Website where for a small amount (often $1) the reader can purchase the entire story in electronic format. [1]

John’s full story “All We Got is Time” may be obtained at this scribd link. Continue reading