Take the Harris Challenge

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

I'm sure the Saudis are conducting a thorough, rigorous investigation into the death of Jamal Khashoggi because they've hired the same detectives Trump sent to Hawaii to investigate Obama's place of birth. First thing they're doing is tracking down MBS' high school...

Ever Walk Out Of A Movie?

Ever Walk Out Of A Movie?

Melissa e-mails: "I know you see a lot of movies. Have you ever hated one so much that you walked out in the middle?" Not for a very long time, but I do remember two occasions where I couldn't take it -- and both times, I had hosted the premieres of those movies! The...

Your Weekly Topical Trivia

Your Weekly Topical Trivia

It's time once again to ask Have You Been Paying Attention? That's the topical trivia category every Friday on my Harris Challenge. Rack up a big score, then share it and challenge your friends with the Facebook and Twitter icons at the...

Wrong Again, Chuck

Wrong Again, Chuck

This NY Times story about Democrats presuming Republicans would play nice regarding the confirmation of even more conservative federal judges reminded me (for the 937,685th time) that GOPers are Lucy with the football & Democrats are Charlie Brown believing she'll...

Three Random Thoughts

Three Random Thoughts

The product sold at Great American Bagel is neither a bagel nor great. Like St. Louis Bread Company (Panera) and Einstein Brothers outlets, all they're selling you is a mediocre piece of round bread. It hasn't been boiled before baking, which is the key to making real...

More Vegas Stories

More Vegas Stories

A few more stories from my most recent trip to Las Vegas... For years, there has been a flat-panel truck driving up and down The Strip, day and night, advertising "Hot Babes Direct To You -- Girls That Want To Meet You," with pictures of scantily-clad young women...

Beatles Lyrics

Beatles Lyrics

Are you enough of a Beatles fan to be able to identify their songs with just one line of lyrics? Test yourself with today's Harris Challenge by clicking...

Picture Of The Day

Picture Of The Day

In the background, that's a beagle Customs and Border Protection uses to sniff the luggage of arriving passengers at Atlanta's Hartsfield Airport, looking for banned agricultural products. In the foreground, that's a leftover roasted pig's head a passenger from...

The Alec Baldwin Show

The Alec Baldwin Show

I like Alec Baldwin's podcast, "Here's The Thing," but was surprised when ABC essentially picked it up and turned it from audio-only content into a weekly television show. One-on-one conversation has never worked in primetime (late night is a different story, as Bob...