Bad Biden

Bad Biden

Lorne Michaels made a mistake bringing in Jim Carrey to play Joe Biden in the cold open political sketches on “Saturday Night Live.” The problem is he’s a “hot” performer playing a “cool” personality. Carrey is preternaturally...
DVR Alert: “The Way I See It”

DVR Alert: “The Way I See It”

That indelible picture of Barack Obama and five-year-old Jacob Philadelphia was shot in 2009 by the Chief Official White House Photographer, Pete Souza, who spent all day, every day with the president, capturing thousands of images. What led to the photo is one of the...
DVR Alert: “The Amazing Race” Returns

DVR Alert: “The Amazing Race” Returns

Regular readers of this site may remember that I was a huge fan of “The Amazing Race.” I even had host Phil Keoghan on my radio show many times. Unfortunately, CBS fell out of love with the show a couple of years ago and pulled it from the schedule....
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Do yourself a favor and read this Twitter thread by Jelena Woehr, in which she imagines how ex-President Jed Barlett (of “The West Wing”) would have a conference call with his former colleagues about what sort of statement he should issue in response to...
My Mistake On The Spectrum

My Mistake On The Spectrum

I made a big mistake this week. It started Friday when I was trying to watch an online screener of a movie that’s coming out soon that I want to review. Instead of watching it on my laptop, I tried using Google Chromecast to view it on my big TV. I’ve done...