Oh I see, your holiday event is coming up soon

I can't read your mind or anything, but I'm guessing you're looking for something a little different for your office, corporate or facility holiday gathering this year. Well, look no further. I have two suggestions for you, and they both just happen to involve, ahem, me. For those who may not know, I'm Larry Ratliff, public speaker, comedian, author and nationally known, award-winning film critic. I've spent almost 40 years traveling the world interviewing world-class movie stars and celebrities. You want behind-the-scene stories? Wait tell you hear about the time I thought I was about to make a really special... Read more

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02 October 2018

Hooray/Son-of-a-!! -- Passing milestones, kidney stones

It's been quite a week around Movie Memories headquarters.  How often, for instance, does one pass a milestone and a kidney stone in the same day?

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Not me and not the actual kidney stone, but it sure felt about that big. (Courtesy: www.pinterest)

Let's get the kidney stone out of the way first.  OK, it wasn't quite as huge as the photo you see, but it sure felt like it.  When did it happen, you ask?  Well, remember the other day when:

your cat jumped straight up and all its hair was standing on end,

when the dog's ears suddenly shot up and he began howling,

when you felt the Earth move a little bit under you,

when all the car alarms in the neighborhood were going off?

That was when.

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27 August 2018

Savoring Covenant Retirement Community memories

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John and Ellie Milton with You Know Who

Be grumpy and/or glum about politics, the tragedies on the local newscasts almost every night and things going wrong at work or around the house if you want.

 I, on the other hand, am in the mood to celebrate.

Recently back from my Movie Memories with Larry Ratliff swing through the Chicago area, I'm savoring the fact that I was lucky enough to meet scores of very nice people, make some new friends and enjoy the best chicken salad sandwich of my life.

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21 July 2018

Summer in Texas, 2018: I got out of the kitchen, and I still can't stand the heat.

11 July 2018

I'm free, and open to the public

HCflyer300If you like movies and fun, this is a semi-rare opportunity not to be missed.

So many of my Movie Memories with Larry Ratliff presentation events are private affairs.

Not this time, though.

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24 May 2018

Making 'Movie Memories' in Chi-Town

Chitown300I'll never think of Chicago and its metro area as The Windy City, Second City or Chi-Town again.

From now on, Chicago is where Movie Memories with Larry Ratliff goes national.

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