Stop With The Warning

Stop With The Warning

I recently had a new audio system installed in my nine-year-old car because the old one had stopped doing some of the things it was supposed to, like connecting phone calls and playing bluetooth audio. The new device in my dashboard allows me the pleasure of using...
Leave Me A Loan

Leave Me A Loan

I’ve been inundated of late by calls from people who claim they want to help me lower the cost of my student loans. I never answer them, because I have my iPhone set to send calls from unidentified numbers to voicemail. But they always leave a message, and...
Movie Review: “King Richard”

Movie Review: “King Richard”

Ever since a child first set foot on a stage, there have been showbiz parents. The same goes for kids’ athletic endeavors and sports parents. They’re the ones urging the director or coach to give their son/daughter bigger roles, more opportunities, better...
Naming Wrongs

Naming Wrongs

The Los Angeles venue that’s been called the Staples Center for the last decade has a new naming rights sponsor and will now be known as Crypto.com Arena. Really rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it? I think some of these franchise owners ask themselves,...
Three TV Thoughts

Three TV Thoughts

LeVar Burton, who wasn’t hired to host “Jeopardy!” after an underwhelming tryout earlier this year, has been signed to be the face of yet another TV version of Trivial Pursuit. It will be produced by the content studio at Hasbro. That’s right,...
My Almost Pet-Free Life

My Almost Pet-Free Life

In my list yesterday of Ten Things I’ve Never Done, I almost included “had a pet,” because I grew up with no cat, dog, bird, snake, turtle, or any other non-human creature in our apartment or, later, house. Don’t say “awww.” My...