Oh My, Omicron!

Oh My, Omicron!

In the last few days, too many people jumped directly into panic mode over the omicron variant to the COVID virus. Even though we had no data on how quickly it might spread, whether the current vaccines will be effective against it, and how it would affect both the...
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...
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, Seth, and his family for the first time in more than two years. We spent plenty of time catching up and sharing stories, as well as eating the...
Tony & Gaga

Tony & Gaga

The Tony Bennett/Lady Gaga special that aired last night on CBS was as wonderful as I hoped it would be — except it wasn’t long enough. At one hour, it included highlights of the performances the duo did at Radio City Music Hall in August, but I hope a...
Something On Sondheim

Something On Sondheim

I didn’t post anything this weekend about the late Stephen Sondheim — who died a few days ago at 91 — because I have nothing to add to what you can read elsewhere by people much more knowledgeable about him. I enjoyed some of his work (e.g....
Best Thing I’ve Seen Today: Henry Winkler

Best Thing I’ve Seen Today: Henry Winkler

Here’s something I found fascinating. On the HBO series, “Barry,” Henry Winkler plays an acting coach named Gene Cousineau. In real life, Winkler — who was always a great guest on my radio show and is deservedly known as one of the nicest...