Thanks, Teachers!

Thanks, Teachers!

When our daughter was two years old, we sent her to a “cooperative” pre-school. That word in quotes meant parents were called upon to come in and help out in the classroom on occasion. There was a schedule set up to have either a mom or dad act essentially...
Curly Neal

Curly Neal

I’m saddened to hear of the death of Harlem Globetrotters legend Curly Neal at age 77, and reminded of two instances when he and I were in the same building — first when I was a boy, then later as an adult. After watching Curly, Meadowlark Lemon, Geese...
An Astronaut Reviews Space Movies

An Astronaut Reviews Space Movies

Vanity Fair has a video series featuring people critiquing movies based on their own areas of expertise. Among the best are: an undercover FBI agent talking about mob movies; choreographers breaking down the “Dirty Dancing” finale; scientists fact-checking...
The Return Of Dundee

The Return Of Dundee

I usually don’t watch movie trailers because they give away too much. But after viewing this one, I think I actually want to see the movie. I’m not saying it will be good, but there could be some funny parts — and it’s nice to see Paul Hogan...
Two Coronavirus Suggestions

Two Coronavirus Suggestions

When — not if — Trump fires Dr. Anthony Fauci (longtime director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases), CNN or MSNBC should immediately give him a daily show. Let him address the latest developments, answer viewer questions, and...
Seth Explains It

Seth Explains It

My brother Seth has always had an uncanny sense for what’s best for the workers of this country (one of the many reasons he was so good at running the US Labor Department). He proved it again yesterday in this interview with a radio host in Florida, which runs...