Best Anti-War Movie Speech Ever

Best Anti-War Movie Speech Ever

This speech — written by Paddy Chayefsky and spoken by James Garner in “The Americanization of Emily” — must be considered the greatest anti-war monologue in movie history.

Random TV Thoughts

Random TV Thoughts

Quickies on HBO’s Woodstock ’99 documentary and “Small Town News,” Apple’s “Schmigadoon,” and the impending return of Netflix’s “Money Heist.”

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

MEDIA MEMO: Stop telling us about the unvaccinated and breakthrough infections! Tell us about people living a fuller, happier life because they were vaccinated months ago. Start by running this headline: “99% of vaccinated Americans weren’t infected with COVID today!”

POTD: High Jump

POTD: High Jump

Picture Of The Day: I haven’t been watching much of the Summer Olympics, yet something I came upon last night involving athletes from Italy and Qatar competing in the high jump personified pure joy.

Minority Rule

Minority Rule

From the time we were kids, Americans have been told that, in our country, the majority rules — but, as I explain, the reality is exactly the opposite.

Double “Jeopardy!”

Double “Jeopardy!”

My thoughts about Levar Burton’s stint as “Jeopardy!” guest host and the dominant performance of current six-day champion Matt Amodio.

Movie Review: “Stillwater”

Movie Review: “Stillwater”

My review of a new movie starring Matt Damon as a blue-collar Oklahoma father who travels to France to try to get his daughter released from the prison where she’s serving time for killing her roommate/lover.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Hawaii and Chicago are warning their residents not to go to Las Vegas because of very high COVID infection numbers. Sounds like they finally found something that doesn’t stay in Vegas.

Make It Mandatory

Make It Mandatory

In this new piece, I explain how we’re past the point where mask mandates are enough to contain the continuing COVID crisis. Governments, businesses, and every other institution must impose vaccination mandates, too.

HD Radio

HD Radio

I offer my perspective on the technology known as HD Radio, which commemorated its 15th birthday last week (although there isn’t much to celebrate).