How Is Katie Couric?

Several people have asked my opinion of Katie Couric’s stint as guest host of “Jeopardy!” Here’s my response, including why she won’t get the job permanently.

Three Random Thoughts

Quickies on an actor I was surprised did not get an Oscar nomination yesterday, a change for the positive in Las Vegas, and the career caveat my wife and I gave our daughter when she was a baby.

Did You Really Cut The Cord?

More and more people are cutting the cord by dumping cable TV in favor of streaming services, but are they really saving money and getting enough content? I break down the numbers.

Movie Review: “The Father”

Here’s my review of a devastating movie starring Anthony Hopkins as a frustrated octogenarian with dementia and Olivia Colman as the daughter who tries to care for him.

Royals Flushed

One of the nice things about not having a daily radio show anymore is that I didn’t have to watch the Oprah-Harry-Meghan show on Sunday night. As this blog post reveals, I’ve never been a fan of the royal family or anyone in it.

Norton Juster

I was sad to hear of the death at 91 of Norton Juster, author of what I consider the greatest book of all time, “The Phantom Tollbooth.” Here’s my little tribute to him and his classic work.

Road Trip: Florida

Here are some stories from our recent trip to South Florida, which allowed us to finally get away from home for the first time in almost a year while avoiding the polar vortex that gripped much of the nation.

Seth Joins The White House

My brother, Seth Harris, continues his commitment to public service by returning to work in his third presidential administration, where he will yet again make a big, positive difference in the lives of Americans.

Movie Review: “Coming 2 America”

Thirty-three years after the original, Eddie Murphy and Arsenio Hall are back in this sequel, with virtually the entire original cast returning, plus some new members of the entourage and a slew of musical cameos, too. Here’s my review.

Movie Review: “Boogie”

Here’s my review of a new movie from “Fresh Of The Boat” creator Eddie Huang about an Asian high school basketball star who dreams of playing in the NBA.

Being Sick Sucks

If you’ve ever had to take a couple of days off because you were sick, you might enjoy this piece I wrote in 2001 (complete with outdated references) about how doing so does not mean just lying around and taking it easy.

Movie Review: “The Mauritanian”

Sure, Jodie Foster won a Golden Globe for her role in “The Mauritanian,” but now that it’s available via video on demand, is the movie worth your time and money? Here’s my review.

POTD: The Best

Here’s a piece of classic rock history I was unaware of until recently. It’s about what may have been the shortest-lived supergroup ever: The Best. Members included Joe Walsh, John Entwistle, Keith Emerson, and Jeff “Skunk” Baxter.