Valerie Harper

When I heard Friday of the death of Valerie Harper at age 80, I went to my archives to dig out this revealing conversation I had with her in February, 2006.

Not Cutting The Cord

We haven’t cut the cord in our house, and — despite all the new over-the-top video streaming services becoming available — I don’t see it happening anytime soon. Here’s why.

Turn Off The Lights

I enjoyed Aziz Ansari’s new Netflix special, but I blame director Spike Jonze for using one of my pet peeve distractions during the show.

Sometimes You Gotta Go

What do you do when the factory closes, you’re out of work, and there are no other good jobs in town? Being stubborn and refusing to move is the wrong choice.

Eleven Minutes?

Watching “Jimmy Kimmel Live” last night, I was stunned to see how long the commercial break was between the first and second guests’ segments, and was reminded of a story from my early days in radio.

Some Showbiz Stuff

Notes on a new Netflix special from Wanda Sykes, the chemistry of Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini on “Dead To Me,” and a movie I included in my Best Of 2018 that has finally made its streaming debut.

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