After years of inundating consumers with 20% off coupons, Bed Bath & Beyond has announced it will close 1/5 of its stores. Who knew fractions could be ironic?
For the Picture Of The Day, here is something special — Carl Reiner’s final performance, part of a fan-film version of “The Princess Bride” that Jason Reitman has done.
Thomas L. Friedman says Biden should refuse to debate Trump this fall unless these two conditions are met.
For the Picture Of The Day, here’s a pre-Monty Python sketch that John Cleese and Graham Chapman did with Tim Brooke-Taylor and Marty Feldman, from “At Last The 1948 Show.” I just hope kids today can watch this and understand how rough life used to be.
Over the weekend, a celebrity (who would love me to mention his name) announced he is running for president. It is nothing more than a publicity stunt, but here’s a fact you can append to any stories on this subject.
This bit the magicians used to do in their Las Vegas show seems like an appropriate Picture Of The Day for July 4th.
Next time someone tries to tell you some nonsense about COVID-19 being a hoax, or the threat being over, or not needing to wear a mask in public, show them up-close in-hospital reports from CNN’s Miguel Marquez like this one.
When my brother Seth ran the US Labor Department, he became very good at analyzing the jobs and unemployment numbers that came in from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Here he is on MSNBC with another great analogy for the state of our economy after the BLS released its June jobs report this morning.
Here are reviews of five things I’ve watched lately, including a stage bio of Ann Richards, a new standup special from Greg Warren, a documentary about The Band, a Lily Tomlin/Julia Garner drama, and a movie about a voyeur with Asperger syndrome.