POTD: Eric Idle

POTD: Eric Idle

For the Picture Of The Day, here’s Eric Idle talking about some of his acting roles on screen. He not only touches on the highs (various Monty Python projects), but also the lows, including “An Alan Smithee Film,” “Casper,” and the...
POTD: The Muppets Venture Outside

POTD: The Muppets Venture Outside

John Oliver was on Stephen Colbert’s show the other night, and the conversation turned to “The Muppets,” which Oliver is a huge fan of. In fact, he mentioned this footage from 1979, during preparation for making “The Muppet Movie,” the...
POTD: Tim Minchin

POTD: Tim Minchin

Tim Minchin is a brilliant singer/songwriter whose work I have been a fan of for at least a decade. It’s not easy remaining topical, funny, and entertaining while also not-so-subtly promoting skepticism and atheism, but Minchin pulls it off like a direct...
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...