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.
Quickies on HBO’s Woodstock ’99 documentary and “Small Town News,” Apple’s “Schmigadoon,” and the impending return of Netflix’s “Money Heist.”
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!”
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.
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.
My thoughts about Levar Burton’s stint as “Jeopardy!” guest host and the dominant performance of current six-day champion Matt Amodio.
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.
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.
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.
Here are a half-dozen quick thoughts formulated after watching some of NBC’s coverage of the Summer Olympics in Tokyo.