Museums Of Movies And Cars

Museums Of Movies And Cars

During my trip to LA this weekend, I visited both the Movie Academy Museum and the Petersen Automotive Museum. Here are a few stories from each.

A Bullet In My Head

A Bullet In My Head

Despite my not-too-positive review of “Elvis,” it opened atop the box office charts this weekend, which reminded me of the time I made an even worse prediction involving a terrible Sly Stallone movie.

Movie Review: “Elvis”

Movie Review: “Elvis”

Here’s my review of Baz Luhrmann’s new movie bio of Elvis Presley, with Austin Butler as the singer and Tom Hanks as his abusive manager, Col. Tom Parker.

“Ask Dr. Ruth”

“Ask Dr. Ruth”

When I started doing morning radio in NYC in 1986, I knew I wouldn’t be the most popular personality on the station. That’s because Dr. Ruth Westheimer held that title. I finally came upon a documentary that explains why.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Dana Milbank says if Texas really wants to secede from the USA (again!), we should all say, “Good riddance!” I couldn’t agree more, but I don’t think they can afford it. Here’s why.

Four Random Thoughts

Four Random Thoughts

Quickies on Danny DeVito, a monkeypox headline, the streaming series “The Night Sky,” and how many pills can they get in that bottle?

Not A Foodie

Not A Foodie

I’m not the pickiest eater, but I’m also not a foodie by any means. That’s why I have to keep my phone handy in some restaurants to look up the names of ingredients I’ve never heard of. For example…

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

The 1/6 Hearings should be taking place every weekday at the same time. That would increase viewing. Under their current every-few-days scheduling, most Americans who want to watch don’t even know when they’re taking place.

“The Phantom Of The Open”

“The Phantom Of The Open”

Here’s my review of a new movie starring Mark Rylance as a real-life guy who entered the British Open in 1976 — even though he’d never played a round of golf in his life.

As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

At today’s 1/6 hearing, when witness J. Michael Luttig spoke painfully slowly, I was reminded of Bob and Ray’s “Slow Talkers of America” bit. Every TV producer must have been thinking, “This guy is killing us!”

Movie Review: “Lightyear”

Movie Review: “Lightyear”

Here’s my review of Pixar’s new entry in the “Toy Story” cinematic universe, an animated adventure centered on space ranger Buzz Lightyear versus the evil villain Zurg.