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.

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, complete with the usual over-excited studio audience.

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 ratings!

Jonathan, The Widow, and the Hired Guns

A few weeks ago, I gave you suggestions for six TV series I enjoyed that you might want to try. Now I’m back with another series and two movies, all streaming now (or available for rent on other platforms).

Liza with a Z

If you’ve been watching “Fosse/Verdon” on FX, you’ve seen scenes in which Bob Fosse directed Liza Minnelli in “Cabaret.” But you may not her 1972 TV special, for which both of them won Emmys. Here’s some history and a highlight from that show.

The Pirates Are Not Taking Over

Recently, I got into a discussion with a young guy who claimed that streaming services like Netflix and Hulu are dying because video piracy is coming back, big time. I don’t think so, and here’s why.