Who Ya Gonna Trust?

Who Ya Gonna Trust?

When it comes to rules about no longer wearing face masks and how to know who’s vaccinated, authority figures say we’ll just have to trust each other. As I explain, they’ve apparently never met the American public.

TV Review: “Hacks”

TV Review: “Hacks”

My review of a new HBO Max series about a veteran standup comic (Jean Smart) who hires a young up-and-comer (Hannah Einbinder) to write material for her.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

After hearing the CDC’s new recommendations for vaccinated people, I have changed my habits at the gym and will now only wear a mask while swimming.

Five Random Thoughts

Five Random Thoughts

Quickies about the Golden Globes, cicadas, “Grey’s Anatomy,” a horse dope, and 20 celebrities who were worse “SNL” hosts than Elon Musk.

Three Stories

Three Stories

Three stories about recent experiences I’ve had: a long-awaited return to indoor dining, an annual trip I probably won’t take this year, and yet another American who doesn’t know how and why he should wear a mask.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Looks like my $1,000 prize offer will go unclaimed since no one in the bi-state caught the Chinese Rocket as it fell back to Earth. I will roll it over to our next round of “Heads Up, Chicken Little!!”

Book Review: “Mike Nichols — A Life”

Book Review: “Mike Nichols — A Life”

My review of the new biography of a showbiz legend who directed a huge number of classic productions on stage and screen — while struggling with cocaine addiction, multiple marriages, and Walter Matthau.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

If I had a radio show today, I’d be on the air offering $1,000 to anyone who catches the Chinese rocket when it falls from the sky.

You Paid Billions For What?

You Paid Billions For What?

Some thoughts on the sale of Yahoo and AOL, two once-dominant internet services that now don’t seem worth the billions a private equity firm paid for them.

POTD: Is That The Special?

POTD: Is That The Special?

From the “Restaurants My Wife Would Never Go Back To” file. As you watch the video, take note of the woman standing on a chair while everyone else at her table remains seated.

Too Loyal For His Own Good

Too Loyal For His Own Good

There’s a reason I never filled my office at the radio stations I worked for with personal items, family photos, or elaborate adornments of any kind. That’s why I shook my head in disbelief when I saw this photo. Let me explain.

Bill Gates in an “Arthur” Reboot

Bill Gates in an “Arthur” Reboot

When I heard that Bill and Melinda Gates were divorcing, my mind fast-forwarded to the next woman Bill has a relationship with — and this classic scene from the 1981 movie “Arthur.”