J.P. Devine is a Waterville writer.

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  • The new iPhone X, with facial recognition software, puts more pressure on appearances, technologically speaking, writes J.P. Devine.
  • On the occasion of his entry into the world, his mother sweetened her palate with a swig of the soft drink, forever making Dr Pepper the toast of his birth, writes J.P. Devine.
  • Teachers are more valuable than 'a dime a dozen,' despite what the governor says, and each deserves an apple for the differences they make in our lives, writes J.P. Devine.
  • Believing he was to be honored with a plaque by the Morning Sentinel, J.P. Devine ups the ante for next year — and it's not just tiny Swedish meat balls.
  • Amid myriad leaks emanating from the Oval Office of 45 involving consumption of the sun by snakes or dragons, J.P. Devine reveals sure-fire ways to handle the celestial event.
  • A memoir of a Broadway star, a cabaret singer, and the New York haunts of actors and dancers in halcyon days gone by, writes J.P. Devine.
  • From Spanish galleons to widow's walks on the coast of Maine, there's always something that makes you change course, J.P. Devine writes
  • Movie is a reminder that behind us in centuries of history, there were defenders of freedom, real heroes, who walked this planet without magic shields or ray guns, and sometimes without hope, saved democracy, J.P. Devine writes.
  • Trump's new communicator is giving the White House a Gambino family look as the house of '45' resembles the cast of a movie cast written by the Coen Brothers, writes J.P. Devine.
  • In the family-based film set on the rocky coast of Maine, characters will be tested by a deep-sea storm before the waters calm on a positive note, writes J.P. Devine.
  • If your image of a reporter is taken from the movies, then you might take a look at who's holding the line today for a free press and all that means, J.P. Devine writes.
  • The 1932 light comedy requires us to loosen up and listen, because the dialogue is fast and furious, full of clipped questions and slap-in-the-face answers, writes J.P. Devine.
  • Though 'Double' didn't win an Oscar in 1945, its the film people talk about when they talk about noir, J.P. Devine writes.
  • This is a suspense sandwich with ingredients labeled FOR YOUR EYES ONLY, J.P. Devine writes.
  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday? Just guys standing on a corner waiting for the fun guy, and his name was Friday, writes J.P. Devine.
  • When daughters from the City of Angels, it can produce a dangerously flirtatious moment of fantasy for even a thinking man, J.P. Devine writes
  • The Fourth of July resurrects a sliver of time from a St. Louis movie theater in 1940, writes J.P. Devine.
  • Abandoning his ruminations on youth when climate change forced a move to Maine, JP Devine pens an unlikely message of hope.
  • Forever and ever, permanently, 100 percent, She is retiring from teaching and will be back home as surely as FLOTUS takes up residence with POTUS in the White House, writes J.P. Devine.
  • His next and last book, a memoir — which requires honesty — needs a title change, J.P. Devine writes.

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