A Trumpster Fire Debate

A Trumpster Fire Debate

My thoughts on the first presidential debate, including the chaos created by the Liar-In-Chief, but some great lines by Biden. Will it change anything? Here’s why I doubt it.

Movie Review: “Unpregnant”

Movie Review: “Unpregnant”

Here’s my review of a movie about a Missouri high schooler who finds herself pregnant, then has to travel to Albuquerque for an abortion, so she enlists a former friend to make the road trip with her. It will be on my Best Movies Of 2020 list.

The Trump Tax Story

The Trump Tax Story

My reaction to the explosive NY Times investigation into Donald Trump’s tax returns, which show how little he’s paid in income tax, how badly his businesses are doing, and how his debts make him a national security risk no one should want in high office.

Movie Review: “Kajillionaire”

Movie Review: “Kajillionaire”

Here’s my review of a new movie about two low-level grifters who are barely making it day to day, and the odd scams they try to pull off just to get by with their twenty-something daughter, who’s never known another life.

My Mistake On The Spectrum

My Mistake On The Spectrum

I made a big mistake this week, when my frustration at an internet provider over one aspect of its service made me go to the competition, which turned out to be even worse. Here’s the story.

POTD: Better Know A Ballot

POTD: Better Know A Ballot

Picture Of The Day: If you live in Missouri and aren’t sure when, where, and how to vote — in person, by mail, or absentee — Stephen Colbert has the accurate information (no, really!) in this short video.

Flights To Nowhere

Flights To Nowhere

This makes no sense. People are so desperate to get out of the house, they’re buying tickets to get on planes that fly around for a few hours and land where they took off. They’re probably doing health checks on the honor system, too. Read more…

What I’m Watching

What I’m Watching

After being disappointed by a couple of new streaming series, we found documentaries about two fascinating show business figures whose work we’ve long admired — Sidney Lumet and Dabney Coleman. Here are my reviews.

POTD: “Shaft”

POTD: “Shaft”

How do you get a bunch of white folks to perform a great version of Isaac Hayes’ theme from “Shaft”? Give them ukuleles!

Random TV Thoughts

Random TV Thoughts

Quick thoughts about the In Memoriam segments of awards shows, why TV shows do not need DJs to play music, my opening bid to buy Quibi, and whether Fox News Channel is truly balanced.

Remembering Darvin Moon

Remembering Darvin Moon

Remembering Darvin Moon, runner-up at the 2009 World Series Of Poker Main Event, who died this weekend at age 56.