Stop With The Warning

Stop With The Warning

The new audio system I had installed in my car comes with an on-screen warning that serves its purpose the first time, but should include an option to have it stop nagging me every time I turn it on. Read on…

Leave Me A Loan

Leave Me A Loan

I’ve been inundated of late by calls from people who claim they want to help me lower the cost of my student loans. I’m sure it’s a scam, but I still have some questions.

Movie Review: “King Richard”

Movie Review: “King Richard”

My review of a movie starring Will Smith as Richard Williams, whose unorthodox strategies upended the tennis world and turned his daughters Venus and Serena into two of the greatest players in history. It will be on my Best Movies Of 2021 list.

Naming Wrongs

Naming Wrongs

A major sports venue gets a new naming rights sponsor, and the name doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue. It’s far from the first with a dumb moniker. Here’s how I handled such nonsense when I was on the air.

Three TV Thoughts

Three TV Thoughts

Quickies about LeVar Burton’s game show gig, a streaming romcom recommendation, and the two people who laugh at SNL’s Weekend Update more than anyone.

My Almost Pet-Free Life

My Almost Pet-Free Life

In my list yesterday of Things I’ve Never Done, I almost included “had a pet,” but that wouldn’t technically be true because several of these beasts and I once lived under the same roof. Read on…

Return To Vegas

Return To Vegas

After a pandemic pause, my brother-in-law and I re-started our annual Vegas trip tradition this weekend. Here’s what it was like playing poker and getting around in (mostly) masked-up Sin City.

Just Give It To Ken

Just Give It To Ken

This week proves yet again that Sony’s making a mistake not giving Ken Jennings the “Jeopardy!” hosting job. Here’s why.

Movie Review: “Belfast”

Movie Review: “Belfast”

Kenneth Branagh’s wonderful little slice of life, drawn from the writer/director’s own childhood during The Troubles in Northern Ireland in the last 1960s, is a lock for my Best Movies Of 2021 list. Read my review here.

Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts

Quickies about nostalgia for a madam, the difficulty of attracting swing voters, a curriculum every school should adopt, and a necessary movie set change after the Alec Baldwin accidental shooting.