As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

Looks like my $1,000 prize offer will go unclaimed since no one in the bi-state caught the Chinese Rocket as it fell back to Earth. I will roll it over to our next round of “Heads Up, Chicken Little!!”

Book Review: “Mike Nichols — A Life”

Book Review: “Mike Nichols — A Life”

My review of the new biography of a showbiz legend who directed a huge number of classic productions on stage and screen — while struggling with cocaine addiction, multiple marriages, and Walter Matthau.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

If I had a radio show today, I’d be on the air offering $1,000 to anyone who catches the Chinese rocket when it falls from the sky.

You Paid Billions For What?

You Paid Billions For What?

Some thoughts on the sale of Yahoo and AOL, two once-dominant internet services that now don’t seem worth the billions a private equity firm paid for them.

POTD: Is That The Special?

POTD: Is That The Special?

From the “Restaurants My Wife Would Never Go Back To” file. As you watch the video, take note of the woman standing on a chair while everyone else at her table remains seated.

Too Loyal For His Own Good

Too Loyal For His Own Good

There’s a reason I never filled my office at the radio stations I worked for with personal items, family photos, or elaborate adornments of any kind. That’s why I shook my head in disbelief when I saw this photo. Let me explain.

Bill Gates in an “Arthur” Reboot

Bill Gates in an “Arthur” Reboot

When I heard that Bill and Melinda Gates were divorcing, my mind fast-forwarded to the next woman Bill has a relationship with — and this classic scene from the 1981 movie “Arthur.”

Movie Review: “Four Good Days”

Movie Review: “Four Good Days”

My review of a new movie about a mother (Glenn Close) helping her daughter (Mila Kunis) try to kick a years-long heroin addiction despite repeated failed attempts.

Movie Review: “The Virtuoso”

Movie Review: “The Virtuoso”

My review of a new movie which wastes the talents of Anthony Hopkins and others in telling a story about a professional assassin sent on a mysterious assignment. This one’s headed for my Worst Of 2021 list.

Movie Review: “Without Remorse”

Movie Review: “Without Remorse”

My review of a new movie (streaming on Prime Video) starring Michael B. Jordan as John Kelly, a Navy SEAL drawn into a revenge story tinged with political intrigue, based on a book by Tom Clancy.

Movie Review: “Limbo”

Movie Review: “Limbo”

My review of a new movie about refugees from Syria and elsewhere who remain stuck on a small Scottish island while awaiting a decision on their asylum applications.