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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #80 on: August 25, 2017, 11:21:39 AM »
I gotta remember to get those.

Funny...yesterday I took my father to the MN State Fair, I like opening day, usually lighter crowds...but weather was just about perfect and it was definitely filling up with people, but people watching is free entertainment...I saw one guy with a "Mitch Rapp Lives" T-shirt.
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #81 on: September 09, 2017, 04:46:28 PM »
Still waiting for the new 'Mitch Rapp' book that was suppose to be out Sept. 5 -- in the mean time read two more 'Jack Reacher' books by Lee Child.  1st was 'Persuader' very slow start but finished fine.  Next I started 'One Shot',. but had watched the movie so stopped reading.  Finally just finished 'The Hard Way' last night - probably the one of the best so far.  Getting used to Lee Child's writing, very slow to build up [most of the book], but fast wrap up and solving the mystery, and always a twist./  Can figure out a lot, but there is always something unknown. The one thing I do chuckle about after watching the movie, [may have mentioned before, but old fart memory].  In  the books Jack Reacher is suppose to be about 6'5", guess who plays him in the movie --- non other than Tom Cruise -- 5'7" --go figure
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #82 on: September 10, 2017, 08:59:30 AM »
Yeah...severe lack of 6'+ men in Holly weird....

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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #83 on: September 10, 2017, 05:16:08 PM »
That and Cruise is the one who bought the rights.  So in a way, he paid for the roll. 

I've been reading through the Child books, also.

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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #84 on: September 10, 2017, 07:03:47 PM »
True enough...but I give cult members no free pass.  He's still a clown!  And a short clown at that!!
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #85 on: September 11, 2017, 07:30:35 AM »
The Lawdog Files.

https://www.amazon.com/LawDog-Files-D-ebook/dp/B073XSYG63

Learned about him from AC. Great read. Mostly humorous with some philosophy thrown in.
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #86 on: September 11, 2017, 10:13:43 AM »
Just saw the end of a trailer for a movie on TV  this AM - A Vince Flynn book "American Assassin" is now a movie.  Found the trailer --

https://youtu.be/fEefccNgYM4?t=3
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #87 on: September 11, 2017, 11:39:36 AM »
The Lawdog Files.

https://www.amazon.com/LawDog-Files-D-ebook/dp/B073XSYG63

Learned about him from AC. Great read. Mostly humorous with some philosophy thrown in.

From the link -

LawDog had the honor of representing law and order in the Texas town of Bugscuffle as a Sheriff's Deputy, where he became notorious for, among other things, the famous Case of the Pink Gorilla Suit. In THE LAWDOG FILES, he chronicles his official encounters with everything from naked bikers, combative eco-warriors, suicidal drunks, respectful methheads, prison tattoo artists, and creepy children to six-foot chickens and lethal chihuahuas.

Is Bugscuffle a suburb of Austin? 

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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #88 on: September 11, 2017, 11:45:03 AM »
Just saw the end of a trailer for a movie on TV  this AM - A Vince Flynn book "American Assassin" is now a movie.  Found the trailer --

https://youtu.be/fEefccNgYM4?t=3

Looks interesting...

Again, I don't know the skinny dude...but once again...I expected a young Mitch Rapp to be a bit bigger...but I liked the book and this looks decent (I can critique it to the book afterwards)...besides, pretty sure I saw a hottie in a bikini somewhere too so...

 ;D

Is Keaton supposed to be Stan Hurley?

Not sure if I caught a Thomas Stansfield or Irene Kennedy...

Whacking Islaminal scum though!   ::whoohoo::
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #89 on: September 11, 2017, 12:26:04 PM »
Is Keaton supposed to be Stan Hurley? Irene Kennedy is played by Sanaa Lathan

Re-watched the trailer and yes Keaton plays Stan  Hurley - found full cast [many in movie] so here is where to see it.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1961175/fullcredits/
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #90 on: September 12, 2017, 11:07:53 AM »
Thanks Rusty.

Hurley is burley...but I think Keaton might do a good job...

If they stay mostly true to the book...this could be good! 

Rapp was a cocky young badass in the book!   ::thumbsup::
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Re: Latest book you've read
« Reply #91 on: September 12, 2017, 11:57:30 AM »
Thanks Rusty.

Hurley is burley...but I think Keaton might do a good job...

If they stay mostly true to the book...this could be good! 

Rapp was a cocky young badass in the book!   ::thumbsup::

Agreed about Rapp as a badass - another series I started on, filling time for Mills to write more -- the Jack Reacher series by Lee Child -- only in attitude, but Tom Cruse to me is the same arrogant self centered person that the fictitious Jack Reacher is meant to be in the book.  Also think possibly Child formed the Reacher character as another Mitch Rapp type, but just my opinion.
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