Mini Review: “Hustlers”

Mini Review: “Hustlers”

Martha and I recently watched “Hustlers,” the movie with Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu as strippers who get together to rip off Wall Street types. It’s based on a true story and created some awards buzz for Lopez, but we were unimpressed. I’m not going to bother...
Armed And Ridiculous

Armed And Ridiculous

Seeing video of the so-called “Gun Rights” rally in Richmond yesterday, with hundreds of idiotic white men marching along with guns in their hands and on their hips — convinced by the NRA and right-wing extremists that their Second Amendment rights are being...
Road Trip: Kennedy Space Center

Road Trip: Kennedy Space Center

  Ever since I became fascinated by the space program in my youth, I have wanted to visit the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida. Last week, that dream became reality when Martha and I spent a full day there. I had no idea the KSC is so huge — two hundred...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

My onetime colleague JC Corcoran posted an emotional and honest rant on Facebook about the latest round of radio industry layoffs, in which a thousand people nationwide were pink-slipped recently by mega-owner iHeartRadio. Like me, JC started in the business in the...
Another Podcast Alert

Another Podcast Alert

Here’s the second of two podcasts I did this week with Tom, Kevin, and Joe on Reel Spoilers. This time, we went in depth on Sam Mendes’ World War I movie, “1917.” You can listen via your favorite podcast app or at this link  — but keep in mind the show is called Reel...
The Watchmaker’s Four

The Watchmaker’s Four

I stopped wearing a watch over a decade ago when I got my first iPhone. I always considered watches a single-use utility, not jewelry (which I don’t wear, either), so they outlived their usefulness to me once I had a multiple-use device that provided the same...