A T-Mobile Customer Service Nightmare

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Debate This , Opinion , Reviews

A T-Mobile customer service nightmare awaited me upon my return to New York City. After a long-extended stay overseas –, I thought I was returning to the “1st” world,” you know the land of innovation, efficiency and the highest standards of customer service excellence. Is there any other industry beyond cellular that can charge more, provide less, and make your life miserable in the process? The first cell-phone I purchased was in 1986. The receiver looked a lot like a home phone, but cradled into a large 5lb battery pack. It cost $3,000 and $1 per minute. […]

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Oz The Great and Powerful Review

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Film , Reviews

Oz The Great and Powerful review is that the prequel to the legendary 1939 “Wizard of Oz.” it begins many many years before Dorothy’s fateful adventure among the Munchkins.  Sam Raimi directs and the story moves along steady enough. However, a great deal of what made the film was fabulous 3D effects — and they were pretty spectacular –, coupled with wonderful sets, a touch of humor — more like one-liner wit –, and the BIG answers to questions everyone has been wondering about for 74 years.

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Bannerghatta National Park and Safari of Southern India

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Blog , Reviews

Bannerghatta National Park is approximately 31 kilometers outside of the city of Bangalore, India; still part of the state of Karnataka.  You can drive, take a motorcycle, or just hop in an Auto-Rickshaw — its pretty much a straight shot without turns to get there.

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Skyfall

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Film , Reviews

The opening scene of Skyfall is breathtaking; crisp, dangerous, fast, furious and all edgy-BONDness.  Craig in his third outing as the world’s coolest spy seems to have found his balance in making the role his own.

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Argo Film review

Posted By Brie Austin In Category: Film , Reviews

Argo is a cunning, fate and luck all come together in this gripping true story about six american diplomats hiding out in Iran after the fall of the Shah during the Islamic Revolution, and the subsequent U.S. hostage crisis of  1979, and an on-again-off-again CIA mission to get them all out alive. Argo — a film review  The review has to begin with Ben Affleck who stars in a low-key performance while also directing; John Goodman, Alan Arkin and the full cast provide strong support, though the script seemed to focus […]

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