Oh My, Omicron!

Oh My, Omicron!

My reaction to the overreaction — on Wall Street, Main Street, and the media — that accompanied the news about a new coronavirus variant.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

I just finished part one of the Beatles documentary “Get Back.” What a cliffhanger! I don’t have time to binge-watch the rest tonight, but sure hope the boys patch things up with George and get him back in the band.

Turkeys Don’t Fly, But We Did

Turkeys Don’t Fly, But We Did

My wife and daughter and I traveled to the Washington, DC, area over Thanksgiving weekend to spend time with my brother and his family for the first time in more than two years. As always, I took notes. Here are just a few.

Tony & Gaga

Tony & Gaga

Some thoughts about the Tony Bennett/Lady Gaga special that aired on CBS last night, a worthy finale to his eight-decade career, and quite a testament to the power of music to (temporarily) overcome the ravages of dementia.

Stop With The Warning

Stop With The Warning

The new audio system I had installed in my car comes with an on-screen warning that serves its purpose the first time, but should include an option to have it stop nagging me every time I turn it on. Read on…

Leave Me A Loan

Leave Me A Loan

I’ve been inundated of late by calls from people who claim they want to help me lower the cost of my student loans. I’m sure it’s a scam, but I still have some questions.

Movie Review: “King Richard”

Movie Review: “King Richard”

My review of a movie starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, whose unorthodox strategies upended the tennis world and turned his daughters Venus and Serena into two of the greatest players in history. It will be on my Best Movies Of 2021 list.

Naming Wrongs

Naming Wrongs

A major sports venue gets a new naming rights sponsor, and the name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. It’s far from the first with a dumb moniker. Here’s how I handled such nonsense when I was on the air.

Three TV Thoughts

Three TV Thoughts

Quickies about LeVar Burton’s game show gig, a streaming romcom recommendation, and the two people who laugh at SNL’s Weekend Update more than anyone.

My Almost Pet-Free Life

My Almost Pet-Free Life

In my list yesterday of Things I’ve Never Done, I almost included “had a pet,” but that wouldn’t technically be true because several of these beasts and I once lived under the same roof. Read on…