Author Archives: Andrew

About Andrew

I'm a Christian, American, liberal, geeky, thoughtful, Northwest-transplanted Angeleno husband, father, and pundit who writes about anything he can think of.

What Happened to that Andrew Guy?

It’s been two months since I last posted on The Satellite Show, but I’m back.  But what, you may wonder, has transpired during those two months?  Well, I went on a family vacation featuring a cruise from Vancouver, BC to … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on 9-11 that will make some folks angry

Hi Satellite Show readers.  I just did this post on my own blog, “Great” Thoughts, and I thought I’d share it here well.  This is the first September 11 since I started “Great” Thoughts.  I remember the day nine years … Continue reading

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On Seeing a Movie for Date Night

So I’ve taken a long time to put this post together, because I discovered in writing it that I don’t really think I’m much of a movie reviewer.  So my apologies for the delay.  And without further ado, here is my … Continue reading

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On Choosing a Movie for Date Night

Last weekend was a bit of a milestone for the Viertel family.  My mom invited Harry (4) and Annie (2) to spend the night.  This gave Alissa and me an unprecedented twenty-two hours without the kids.  We love our kids … Continue reading

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Please Tell Me This is Not What Has Become of You!

So have you ever read a book and thought it would make a perfect movie?  I have.  I’ve probably read more than one, but the one that comes to mind, that screamed “screenplay” from page one is a novel called … Continue reading

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Does We Really Need That Much Backstory?

My wife, Alissa,  and I have been debating about what movie we want to see in a couple of weeks when we get to enjoy that most precious of gifts to the parents of two young children, namely a full-fledged … Continue reading

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Imagination is a Snap

There are many wonderful things about being a father.  From the first ultra-sound image of your child, to the nurse handing you a wriggling, screaming little bundle; from an unending onslaught of first steps, words, bites to those heart-breaking, pride … Continue reading

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