Some Showbiz Stuff

Some Showbiz Stuff

After seeing Wanda Sykes do such a good job as Louise Jefferson on ABC’s recent live re-enactment of an episode of “The Jeffersons,” I watched her newly-released Netflix special, “Not Normal.” It’s rare that a standup comedian has...
James Holzhauer Finally Loses

James Holzhauer Finally Loses

After James Holzhauer’s winning streak on “Jeopardy!” came to an end yesterday (well, technically in March, when the episode was recorded), several idiots on Twitter claimed — without evidence, of course — that he had thrown the game...
Movie Review: “Always Be My Maybe”

Movie Review: “Always Be My Maybe”

Ali Wong made a big splash a couple of years ago with her Netflix standup special, “Baby Cobra,” which she recorded while eight months pregnant. Last year, she was back with another hour-long solo show, “Hard Knock Wife,” performed while...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today: Norman Chad

Best Thing I’ve Read Today: Norman Chad

Like me, Norman Chad can’t understand why people are rooting against James Holzhauer, the dominant “Jeopardy!” champion who tomorrow (Monday) is likely to surpass Ken Jennings’ record of $2.5 million in regular-season winnings: This is...
That Live Retro Sitcom Hour

That Live Retro Sitcom Hour

Random observations on last night’s re-creation of classic episodes of “All In The Family” and “The Jeffersons” on ABC: Rather than creating their own versions of Archie and Edith and George and Louise, the star-filled cast did imitations...
As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

I don’t know if any of the rumors about squabbling inside CBS News are true, but I am sure the changes to their morning show and evening newscast personnel will rocket them to third place in the...