Review: “Emily The Criminal”

Review: “Emily The Criminal”

My review of a new movie starring Aubrey Plaza as a woman who can’t find a good-paying job, but is so desperate to pay off her college loans she agrees to pull off some illegal acts.

Review: “Back To The Drive-In”

Review: “Back To The Drive-In”

My review of a new documentary about drive-in movie theaters, which bucked the trend by thriving during the pandemic, but are having a tougher time staying alive now.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Not only did Trump illegally have top secret documents at Mar-A-Lago, he also charged the FBI agents — who stayed there all day collecting boxes of stolen paperwork — a $45 resort fee. It was added to the bill for their convenience.

Even More Las Vegas Stories

Even More Las Vegas Stories

I’m back from another trip to Vegas with stories about an amazing chip trick, a different kind of survey squad on the street, two restaurants I’d never been to, and a bunch of people just standing around.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Now that Serena Williams has announced her impending “evolution” from tennis, I look forward to stories of her new life as a suburban mom who just happens to dominate the pickleball courts.

Then Who Should Run, Maureen?

Then Who Should Run, Maureen?

Maureen Dowd wrote a piece a few days ago about why Joe Biden should not run for re-election in 2024. But she left out the most important part.

Stupid Don’t Get Tired

Stupid Don’t Get Tired

I enjoyed the hell out of this Alonzo Bodden special and wish he’d get more respect (and a nice payday) from the big streaming services. See if you agree.

MYMNK: “The Duke”

MYMNK: “The Duke”

The latest addition to my Movies You Might Not Know list is a comedy about an eccentric Brit who stole a valuable painting from England’s National Gallery Of Art in 1960. Here’s my review.

Four Random Thoughts

Four Random Thoughts

Quickies on HBO Max’s Joanne Woodward/Paul Newman documentary series, using the phrase “experienced sports bettor,” a complaint about Venmo, and a boy in a coma.

Vin Scully

Vin Scully

I’m not a baseball fan, but upon hearing of the death of broadcasting legend Vin Scully at 94, I’ve reposted this piece I wrote about him in 2013.

Concert Review: Pat Benatar

Concert Review: Pat Benatar

Seeing Pat Benatar in concert again last night, I had the same question as when I first saw her 42 years ago: “How does such a huge sound come out of someone that small?” Here’s my review.

Bill and Nichelle

Bill and Nichelle

Some thoughts on the death of two celebrities who became tremendously famous, but still had to grapple with vicious racist backlash at the height of the careers.