Waynedale Opinion Articles

Our local writers give you insight of their original opinions on the latest Waynedale (Fort Wayne), Indiana news and entertainment topics. Movie, restaurant, show and event reviews are in this section.

If the opening sequence to Pixar’s Up made you cry, pack your tissues for Inside Out, the studio’s new film about what happens inside your head when you have a feeling, a daydream, a nightmare, and more.

Inside Out focuses on the emotions—Joy (Amy Poehler), Sadness (Phyllis Smith), Fear (Bill Hader), Anger (Lewis Black), and Disgust (Mindy Kaling)-inside the mind of Riley (Kaitlyn Dias), an eleven year-old girl in the midst of a move from Minnesota to San Francisco. While Mom (Diane Lane) and...

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Father’s Day is almost here. If you’re a father, especially one with young children, get ready to add to your collection of homemade cards, ties, golf tees or other such gifts designed to please you. Your greatest gift, of course, is your children — and you would doubtlessly get great satisfaction from knowing that you’ve provided them with financial resources that can benefit their lives in many ways. So, why not use this Father’s Day as a starting point for investing in your children’s...

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If you grew up in the 1990s, chances are that Jurassic Park holds a pretty special place in your memories of childhood entertainment. For me, it’s right up there with Twister and Independence Day. It was the movie that introduced me to how feeling scared can actually be pretty fun in the right context. The sequels to Jurassic Park, however, left a lot to be desired, which is why, when I heard that Jurassic World was being produced as the sequel that should have been, I jumped up and down with...

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If you're part of "Generation X" — the age cohort born between the mid-1960s and the early 1980s — you're probably in one of the busiest phases of your life, as you're well into your working years and, at the same time, busy raising a family. But just as you're "multi-tasking" in your life, you'll also need to address multiple financial goals.

In seeking to accomplish your key objectives, you may be asking yourself a variety of questions, including the following:

•Should I contribute as much...

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Last weekend, the box office offered a remake of a campy old ghost story and an original, if Disney-ified, adventure tale. Although I'll undoubtedly eventually see Poltergeist, as the story that both terrified and amused me when I was a kid, I opted instead to check out Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson.

In Tomorrowland, the greatest minds of the world—engineers, artists, inventors, and the like—come together and create another dimension in which they can live...

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Summer isn't here yet, but it's getting close. And for many people, the arrival of summer means it's time for swimming at the local pool or lake. If you're just a casual swimmer, you probably don't have to adjust your diet before jumping in. But that's not the case with competitive swimmers, who must constantly watch what they eat and drink, particularly in the days and hours preceding their races. While you may not ever have to concern yourself with your 400-meter individual medley "splits,"...

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