Worth A Link

These stories came across my desktop this week, and I had to share them with you...   If you’re a Catholic who ever put any money into the collection plate at church, do you want it back after the new allegations of over 1,000 more victims of pedophile priests? This...

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

"Watching this show is like observing someone commit a crime, sentence themselves to community service, then try to get credit for their commitment to good works as if they never did anything wrong in the first place."That's a line from Jen Chaney's hysterically...

Game Show Memories

The other night, my wife and daughter and I browsed through YouTube for episodes of old TV game shows. We saw "Concentration" from 1958 with Hugh Downs as host, and a later 1970s version with Alex Trebek in a polo shirt, not a suit. Next I tracked down a "To Tell The...

Well, I’ve Told This Story Before

I have mentioned that I'm a fan of the Sundance Channel's "Close Up With The Hollywood Reporter," with Lacey Rose asking questions of a roundtable of television actors or Stephen Galloway doing the same with a roundtable of movie actors. I also enjoy listening to...

Random Thoughts

I am finally getting around to binge-watching “The Americans,” the FX series that just ended after five seasons. I remember checking out the first episode when it aired and not being impressed enough to continue, but on second viewing I was hooked. I became even more...

Streaming Suggestion: “Shetland”

If you're looking for a streaming show to binge-watch, my wife and I suggest the BBC series "Shetland," which is now on Netflix. Based on a series of novels by Ann Cleeves, it takes place on the Shetland Islands in Scotland, where Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez has...

TV Review: “Mercury 13”

When the movie "Hidden Figures" came out a year and a half ago, I wrote about how much I enjoyed it, but how upset I was that we'd never been taught an important piece of NASA history -- the role of African-American women in getting us into space. Now I'm even more...

The Return Of Rupert

If you're a regular reader of this site, you know that my wife and I have seen every episode of "The Amazing Race" and look forward to each new season. The host, Phil Keoghan, tweeted yesterday that they've just started recording Season 31, which will include teams...

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