Movie Review: “The Vast Of Night”

Movie Review: “The Vast Of Night”

In “The Vast Of Night,” it seems like a regular evening in a small 1950s New Mexico town. Almost everyone is at the high school gym for a big basketball game. But Everett (Jake Horowitz) and Fay (Sierra McCormick) have to get to their jobs as a disc jockey...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

My friend Perry Simon on the disappointing predictability of how talk radio is handling the Minneapolis story: Friday morning, I did my occasional listening tour of talk radio stations across the country, and I wondered, with the biggest stories right there on video...
POTD: Kids React To Led Zeppelin

POTD: Kids React To Led Zeppelin

Picture Of The Day: Despite playing them thousands of times during the first half of my radio career, I was never a Led Zeppelin fan. I didn’t hate their songs — except “Stairway To Heaven” — but any appreciation I had was worn down by...
Audience Applause

Audience Applause

Ken Levine wrote a blog post yesterday about whether sitcom showrunners should allow the studio audience to applaud when a popular character or guest star makes an entrance. Think of Jimmy Walker as JJ on “Good Times” or Henry Winkler as The Fonz on...
Another Covid Concert  Cancellation

Another Covid Concert Cancellation

Another concert tour cancelled due to concerns about COVID-19: classic rock legend John Fogerty won’t perform at The Fabulous Fox in St. Louis on July 12th. I had tickets and was looking forward to seeing him for the first time, but I don’t blame John one...
A Herd Already Immune

A Herd Already Immune

We keep hearing that our society won’t be able to return to anything approaching normalcy until enough people are inoculated with an effective vaccine for COVID-19. The problem is the minimum milestone for achieving herd immunity is 70% of the population, and I...