A Tech Pet Peeve

A Tech Pet Peeve

My current tech pet peeve is not being able to add titles of movies and shows I’d like to watch on HBO Max and Apple TV+ before they’ve debuted. Often, I’ll see a tweet about something I’d like to watch when it becomes available, or see it...
Movie Review: “In & Of Itself”

Movie Review: “In & Of Itself”

A lot of people are quite enamored of Derek DelGaudio’s “In & Of Itself,” which played Off-Broadway for more than 500 performances, and is now streaming on Hulu. The show was touted as a magic show and an experience unlike any other. Well,...
Larry King

Larry King

I was both a fan and foe of Larry King, who died this weekend at 87. When I started doing morning radio in the early 1980s, I would listen to the tail end of his all-night Mutual Radio show on my way to work. In his fifth and final hour on the air, Larry had no guests...
MYMNK: “Prizzi’s Honor”

MYMNK: “Prizzi’s Honor”

It’s been quite a while since I added a new title to my Movies You Might Not Know list, but I’m making room for one today. My daughter visited recently and wanted to watch an old movie with us. “Old” doesn’t mean the same thing to her as...
Random Thoughts, Inauguration Edition

Random Thoughts, Inauguration Edition

A few quickies that occurred to me while watching the inauguration of President Joe Biden and accompanying events with a sigh of relief… I was pretty impressed by Jen Psaki, Joe Biden’s press secretary, in her first appearance in the White House briefing...
POTD: Amanda Gorman

POTD: Amanda Gorman

A star is born. For the Picture Of The Day, this is Amanda Gorman, the National Youth Poet Laureate (and first to hold that title), reciting her work “The Hills We Climb” at Joe Biden’s inauguration today. I won’t be surprised to hear that Lady...