What is Tom Hanks Thinking Right Now?

I want to share something with you

I have this personal game that I like to play when I am alone and it is a great time-killer. My strange game is entitled, “What Is Tom Hanks Thinking Right Now?” This is the title of my story today, but when and if you want to play this game you can use your own choice of actors. No matter whom you choose, the game works. Even with animal actors.

I know, without anyone telling me, that me “actually” knowing what Hanks is thinking at this moment is impossible even for those who are gifted with E.S.P. But the fun of this game is that this game is not illegal. That’s right. You can sit in an airport waiting area and play this game or if you are in a crowd listening to someone delivering a speech, you can play this game without fear of interrupting or annoying anyone.

TOM HANKS WITH DARYL HANNAH
TOM HANKS WITH DARYL HANNAH

Peter Scolari

Gary Sinise

Madonna

Would you like to see me take a run at this game? Right now? Okay. For the first-time ever in HubPages history I proudly present . . .

“What is Tom Hanks Thinking Right Now?”

  • “I wonder if I left my wallet in that cave I had to live in on “Cast Away.”
  • “I was “the” star of “Busom Buddies, not Peter Scolari.”
  • “My nose seems a tad big—maybe some plastic surgery?”
  • “Man, did John Wayne have days like I had on Apollo 13?”
  • “My wife thinks that I am addicted to potato chips simply because I sunk a million dollars into a company.”
  • “I think that Madonna had a thing for me in “A League of Their Own.”
  • “I hate how I look in my wife’s Capri pants.”
  • “I resent that table of college students not crawling me for an autograph today. Don’t they know my name?”
  • “I will not star in the remake of “The Real McCoys,” even if they offer me the part of “Luke.”
  • “I don’t like how Gary Sinise yelled at me in “Forrest Gump.”
  • “And why did my wife expect me to mow the grass after I finished filming “Cast Away? I am a star!”
  • “I look ragged when I wear blue jeans. Stars like me should always wear pleated pants. Even at a neighborhood barbecue.”
  • “Is David Letterman ever going to call?’
  • “Would this container of squeeze mayonnaise really . . . .(splat!)? Yep. It will.”
  • “What did Conan O’Brien mean by “I” would be great as “Matt Dillon,” in a remake of “Gunsmoke?”
  • “Think I will go out to the patio and do some oil painting. I love to paint vegetables.”
  • “Where’s my wife? She has been gone from home for two weeks?” “Ahhh, yes. We are currently separated.”

“Who in creation is Kenneth Avery, and why did he send me the name of his writer friend, sheilamyers?”

Final Question: Are you sure that you locked your doors before you left for vacation?

Hanks on movie set

Hanks stars in "Capt. Phillips"

Brief Look at Tom Hanks' Body of Work

Thomas Jeffrey "Tom" Hanks is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his roles in Big, Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Apollo 13, Saving Private Ryan, You've Got Mail, The Green Mile, Cast Away, The Da Vinci Code, Captain Phillips, and Saving Mr. Banks, as well as for his voice work in the animated films The Polar Express and the Toy Story series.

Hanks has earned and been nominated for numerous awards during his career, including winning a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award for Best Actor for his role in Philadelphia, as well as a Golden Globe, an Academy Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a People's Choice Award for Best Actor for his role in Forrest Gump. In 2004, he received the Stanley Kubrick Britannia Award for Excellence in Film from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA).[

Hanks is also known for his collaboration with film director Steven Spielberg on Saving Private Ryan, Catch Me If You Can, and The Terminal, as well as the 2001 mini-series Band of Brothers, which launched Hanks as a successful director, producer, and writer. In 2010, Spielberg and Hanks were executive producers on the HBO mini-series The Pacific (a companion piece to Band of Brothers).

As of 2014, Hanks' films have grossed over $4.2 billion at the United States and Canada box office, and over $8.4 billion worldwide, making him one of the highest-grossing male film stars in history.

Hanks with Rita Wilson before they seprated

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DealForALiving 2 years ago from Earth

He's probably thinking about all his millions and millions and his mansion.


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Elsie Hagley 2 years ago from New Zealand

Well that was a different type of hub. Enjoyed reading it, it gives me some new ideas for writing.


sheilamyers 2 years ago

I've never played this game using celebrities although I have looked at people in waiting rooms and made up their thoughts by the looks on their faces. I'll have to try your version of the game.

Now think about this. I wonder if celebrities ever Google their own name to see who might be writing about them. If they do, maybe Mr Hanks will find your page then he'll know who Kenneth Avery is.


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catgypsy 2 years ago from the South

Leave it to you to come up with this! Hahahaha...actually, it sounds like a pretty good game...I'll try it! Fun hub,Kenneth!


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Great hub, Kenneth!


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Writer Fox 2 years ago from the wadi near the little river

I think Tom Hanks is one of the finest living actors. I think everyone has seen at least one of his movies. I didn't know that he and his wife separated! Sorry to hear that because they had been married for such a long time. Enjoyed your game.


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kenneth avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Writer Fox,

Thanks for such a nice comment. By now, I guess Hanks and his wife are reunited, for he was on Letterman last week and unless he requested that his separation be kept quiet, it was not mentioned.

Come back anytime.


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kenneth avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

vkwok,

Thank you kindly for your nice comment. I pray that God blesses you so much for your kindness.


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kenneth avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Dearest Catgypsy,

Thank you so much for the sweet words. I appreciate you for saying them. This game can be addictive unless you have a great list of stars to use.

Say hi to your little ones for me.

Love, Kenneth


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kenneth avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hi, Elsie,

Thanks and I am glad that I could help. But I doubt if you ever need any new ideas for hubs. You and all of my followers have more ideas at hand that I can manufacture.

Come back and visit with me again.


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kenneth avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hey, sheilamyers,

First off, thank you for the super-nice remarks. And secondly, you have given me a new idea for something to do when I visit my pain doctors every three months.

Using people's faces in the waiting room would work great.

Thanks.

And thanks for being so wise.


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kenneth avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

DealForaLiving,

LOL. Of course. His millions and millions and mansion. How stupid could I be? Or been?

If I were Hanks I would be sitting on a private beach in San Diego, sipping tea and dozing off at will.

Ahh, to be Tom for one day.


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teaches12345 2 years ago

I didn't know Hanks and Wilson separated. This is sad! I love your humor on Hanks roles and sayings. I can see some of them as a reality!


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kenneth avery 2 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama Author

Hello, dear teaches12345,

I will check again, but I am sure that they are separated. My source never said that they were divorced--just taking some time for themselves.

In my day, there was no taking a break in a marriage. You talked and worked things out.

Thanks, dear friend for the sweet comment.


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maggs224 2 years ago from Sunny Spain

An inventive way to pass time in an airport lol... I like the the ones that you came up with in this hub :D

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