“Them That Follow” is a movie about dangerous, slithering animals on a mountain — and I don’t mean the snakes they handle in church. Here’s my review.
I just re-listened to the live album Linda Ronstadt recorded in 1980, and noticed something I missed the first time.
Some thoughts about FaceApp, which lets users see what they will look like in the future — while also accessing the private information on their phones.
I enjoyed Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix special, but I blame director Spike Jonze for using one of my pet peeve distractions during the show.
One other thing related to the Democrats’ debates occurred to me today. I call it The Bernie Sanders Problem, which reminds me of a story of a concert we walked out of many years ago.
My observations about last night’s second Democratic debate in Detroit, from winners and losers to Joe Biden’s botched text appeal to Tulsi Gabbard’s missed opportunity. Plus, the phrase the CNN moderators should never use again.
Don’t read this until AFTER you’ve seen Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood,” which I was happy to see had a big opening weekend.
My snarky observations while watching the Democratic debate in Detroit tonight.
Nice perspective from sixty-two year old Kelly McGillis, on why she wasn’t asked to be part of the “Top Gun” sequel.
What do you do when the factory closes, you’re out of work, and there are no other good jobs in town? Being stubborn and refusing to move is the wrong choice.
Click to see the whole picture, proof that someone needs to work on their messaging skills.
Quick thoughts on Cahokia Mounds, Chernobyl tourism, another win for journalism, juiced baseballs, and a podcast series I recommend.
If you’ve never seen “Mississippi Grind,” the 2015 movie in which I played poker with Ben Mendelsohn (who co-starred with Ryan Reynolds and Sienna Miller), it is now streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, and Kanopy. Or, if you don’t want to watch the whole movie, you can see my entire two-minutes-plus scene here.
Quentin Tarantino’s back with a retro story of Hollywood in 1969, with a cast headlined by Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, and Margot Robbie. Here’s my full review.
Awkafina, fresh off scene-stealing performances in “Oceans 8” and “Crazy Rich Asians,” takes on the dramatic lead in “The Farewell,” about a family dealing with a terminal diagnosis by telling “a good lie.” Here is my full review.