Movie Round Up


Constantine’s Sword (2007) Journalist and former priest James Carroll takes a journey through his own life and through the history of Christian-Jewish relations.  The documentary covers persecution of the Jewish people at the hands of Christians and the influence of religious belief in making wars (including Christian evangelism in the US Air Force Academy).  The…

Beer Review: Wachusett Blueberry Ale


Beer: Wachusett Blueberry Ale Brewer: Wachusett Brewing Company Source:  12 oz. bottle Rating: ** (6.9 of 10) Comments:  I confess, I like fruity beers, and this is one of the better ones I’ve encountered.  The blueberry aroma and flavor is quite apparent but it’s good that it is a real blueberry aroma/flavor, not artificial.  Appearance-wise…

Beer Review: Brooklyn Lager


A beer from the city of my paternal ancestors (but quaffed in Boston). Beer: Brooklyn Lager Brewer: Brooklyn Brewery Source: Draught Rating: ** (6.4 of 10) Comments:  This is a dark, bubbly beer without much noticable aroma.  It tastes hoppy and fruity with a good balance and nice finish.  This is a decent beer that…