Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts

Four quickies directly out of my brain and into yours about vaccine efficiencies, the best bids in bridge, ear worms, and why you can’t pre-heat the oven.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

You know why you only see interviews in most media outlets with people defiantly planning big family get-togethers tomorrow? Because the rest of us are too busy staying inside our homes during a PANDEMIC!

Poker Confusion

Poker Confusion

There is a high stakes poker match going on between two of the bigger names in the game, and while some of my friends are watching it, I’m not. Here’s why.

TV Review: “The Accidental Wolf”

TV Review: “The Accidental Wolf”

My review of a limited series with Broadway star Kelli O’Hara as a bored housewife dragged by a late-night phone call into a mystery about a murdered man and his pregnant wife.

Mr. Perspective’s Election Review

Mr. Perspective’s Election Review

I must once again assume the role of Mr. Perspective, this time with a rear-view-mirror look at the many prognostications about the 2020 presidential election that never came to be.

Who Is In “Jeopardy”?

Who Is In “Jeopardy”?

The producers of “Jeopardy!” have announced what they’ll do after Alex Trebek’s final episodes air in January, but I doubt that an online petition drive to make Levar Burton the new host will succeed. Here’s why.

Viral Movie Reviews

Viral Movie Reviews

Over the last few months, I have posted reviews of some movies on the days they opened in theaters. I have mixed feelings about this. Here’s why.

Unbalanced America

Unbalanced America

If you want proof that America is seriously out of balance, just compare these two news stories.

Movie Review: “The Last Vermeer”

Movie Review: “The Last Vermeer”

My review of “The Last Vermeer,” an art thriller about a man accused of selling an infamous Dutch painting to Nazi leader Hermann Goering, with a jump-off-the-screen performance by Guy Pearce.

Two MOR Movies

Two MOR Movies

Here are my reviews of a docudrama about Helen Reddy and a documentary about Herb Alpert, two artists whose music was once prevalent on MOR radio (when that was a thing).

POTD: Roy Zimmerman

POTD: Roy Zimmerman

For the Picture Of The Day, Roy Zimmerman is back, this time turning an old Bob Dylan song into a parody about Rudy Giuliani’s ridiculous press conference at Four Seasons Total Landscaping.