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...
Podcast Alert

Podcast Alert

‪ Here’s the first of two Reel Spoilers podcasts I did for this week with Tom, Kevin, and Joe. Click here to download, listen, and note how old Tom and I are just by our TV...
Three Jeopardy Goats Tough

Three Jeopardy Goats Tough

As longtime fans of “Jeopardy!”, Martha and I are really enjoying the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) tournament, which is getting big ratings in primetime on ABC. According to the Hollywood Reporter, each episode has drawn more viewers than: the first four...
Still Special Forty Years Later

Still Special Forty Years Later

This weekend marked the 40th anniversary of the US release of the Pretenders’ first album. It had come out in the UK two months earlier, and its first single, “Brass In Pocket,” had risen to number one there, but it wasn’t making any inroads in...
Three Random Thoughts

Three Random Thoughts

On Sunday, Patrick Mahomes of the Kansas City Chiefs became the first quarterback to throw 4 touchdowns in the second quarter of a post-season game since Doug Williams did it at Super Bowl XXII in 1988. I was at that game — as well as the insane parade in DC two...