Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

With 23 wins and prize money of $825,801, Matt Amodio is proving that having an extremely wide knowledge base is vital to success on “Jeopardy!” — but only if you can beat the other contestants when it comes to clicking your “signaling...
Petition Grievances

Petition Grievances

The other night, I happened upon some 18-year-old YouTube celebrity on Jimmy Fallon’s show. I have no idea who she is, or even what her name is, because I’m not in her target demographic. I have nothing against her, but I was surprised to hear Fallon say...
You Bet Your Leno

You Bet Your Leno

Jay Leno’s new version of “You Bet Your Life” is so bad it reminds me of another disaster he starred in 35 years ago — which his manager threw me out of. Here’s the story. The overriding problem is that Leno has never been able to banter...
“Come From Away” Comes To TV

“Come From Away” Comes To TV

I have raved about “Come From Away” several times since I saw it on Broadway four years ago. It is not only one of the best musicals of the last decade, but arguably deserves a spot on any all-time list. I’m bringing it up again because there’s...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Andy Dehnart at Reality Blurred has compiled an oral history of the first season of “The Amazing Race.” I’ve seen every episode of the show (and hope more get produced at some point post-pandemic), so I found reading about how it was put together on the fly quite...
TV Review: “Dead Mountain”

TV Review: “Dead Mountain”

Based on a true story, “Dead Mountain” is a scripted series revolving around the mystery of what happened to a group of nine Russian students on a ski hike in the Ural Mountains in January, 1959. Despite being experienced hikers, they never reached their...