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Dennis Kornbluh
Lincoln, Nebraska
Technologist and new media publisher
Interests: running, golf, technology, bicycling, alternative energy, single-payer healthcare systems
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Mitt Romney talks a lot about jobs. But does he have a plan to create any? You can defend President Obama’s jobs record — recovery from a severe financial crisis is always difficult, and especially so when the opposition party... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 19, 2012 at Star City Blog
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You have a vision, and a budget. We have architectural design services that will help you realize your plans. Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2012 at gottplans
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NSG is committed to excellence! The Nebraska School of Gymnastics (NSG) was developed in 1973 to fulfill the gymnastics needs of our community. Currently, NSG is owned by Francis Allen, the head coach of the Huskers Men's Gymnastics team. Our program has grown to become one of the finest gymnastics... Continue reading
Posted Jun 27, 2012 at Nebraska School of Gymnastics
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by Justin Senkbile With talks of an Israeli attack on Iran filling newspapers in recent months, not to mention the continued human rights abuses of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's regime and the ever-present nuclear paranoia, what better time could there be... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile How's this for a knot of art, life and imitation: not only did Valérie Donzelli direct, co-write and co-star in “Declaration of War”, but the film is based on her actual experiences with Jérémie Elkaïm... who also... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile “Once Upon a Time in Anatolia”, the new film from Turkish photographer turned filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan, is a thrilling film about police and procedure – as opposed to a thrilling police procedural. As if it were... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile “Tomboy” is the second film from French director Celine Sciamma, and it opens at The Ross as Glenn Close's gender-bending performance in “Albert Nobbs” continues for another week. Which is interesting because both films deal explicitly with... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile Stuffed into a rigid suit and moving with immaculate austerity, Albert Nobbs (Glenn Close) works as a waiter at the Morrison Hotel, somewhere near Dublin, Ireland in the 19th century. Though an essential fixture in the functioning... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2012 at Star City Blog
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By Clay Farris Naff With Darwin Day approaching, Science Odyssey features two sides of the contemporary religious reaction to Charles Darwin the man and his theory of biological evolution. We hear first from biologist Ted Burk of Creighton University, who... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile As a smoker who's just recently begun considering kicking the habit, I'll admit I was a little anxious as I approached Charles Evans Jr's documentary, “Addiction Incorporated”. Imagining some kind of traumatic, tobacco-stained version of “Food Inc.”... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2012 at Star City Blog
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Fifteen short films earned Oscar nominations last Tuesday in three shorts categories, each with their own trend toward films from particular countries. The contenders hail from a variety of countries and have varying degrees of experience, from first-time directors to... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2012 at Star City Blog
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By Ladd Wendelin Prairie Schooner, the nationally and internationally-recognized literary journal and publication of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln English Department, will hold the 2012 Book Prize Celebration on Monday and Tuesday, January 30th and 31st on the UNL main campus,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2012 at Star City Blog
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By Clay Farris Naff Entropy has been called the supreme law of the universe, yet more than a century after Ludwig Boltzmann wrote down the equation for it, entropy remains a deeply confusing concept. In that regard, it's much like... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile David Cronenberg's “A Dangerous Method” is a detailed history of the development of Sigmund Freud's “talking cure”, better known today as psychoanalysis. And as such, it ends up being a film about the psychology of psychologists, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile Director Steve McQueen's “Shame” is a film with a focus on sex, but it plays out with icy stares and teeming silences instead of rapturous moans and cleverly-lit thrusts. Because, although we see quite a lot of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2012 at Star City Blog
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By Clay Farris Naff Climate change has equaled or surpassed evolution as a scientific subject mired in political controversy. In this edition we learn how scientific recommendations and data have been distorted, and how the National Center for Science Education... Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile In Aki Kaurismäki's deceptively simple new comedy, “Le Havre”, André Wilms plays a former bohemian and currently aging shoeshine man named Marcel Marx. Marcel lugs his gear around the French port city of Le Havre, and brings... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile Of all the modern war documentaries, “Hell and Back Again” by Danfung Dennis has to be one of the most interesting. It begins in Afghanistan, as a group of American soldiers embark on an extremely dangerous mission.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2012 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile “Melancholia” is the name of the latest film by Denmark's greatest director/provocateur/rampaging ego, Lars von Trier. Though it's a title more widely appealing than that of his previous picture, 2009's “Antichrist”, this labyrinth of sensations seems likely... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2012 at Star City Blog
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By Justin Senkbile For the movies, 2011 was full of immense highs and equally vast lows. In short, it was similar to 2010. Or 2009. Or virtually any other year. The great stuff was really great: engaging, enlightening and often... Continue reading
Posted Dec 31, 2011 at Star City Blog
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By Clay Farris Naff The week began with rumors that at long last the so-called God particle has been discovered. Then, CERN, the international organization that operates the Large Hadron Collider on the French-Swiss border held a press conference that... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2011 at Star City Blog
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SUNDAY, DEC. 18th – Winter Crafts Session Want some free Christmas fun? The Gere Library branch will be hosting a winter crafts session where you can make bookmarks, snowmen and even your own mittens! You’ll also be invited to attend... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2011 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile While youngest son Charlie has spent the last few years “winning”, Martin Sheen and his eldest, Emilio Estevez, have been busy making a new film called “The Way”. Written and directed by Mr. Estevez, it follows a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2011 at Star City Blog
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by Justin Senkbile I think we can imagine how hellish high school must've been for a kid obsessed with “Captain Kangaroo” and all things Jim Henson. But Kevin Clash was one such kid, and he made it out alright. Nowadays,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2011 at Star City Blog