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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.

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.

Movie Review: “Vengeance”

Movie Review: “Vengeance”

My review of a new movie from BJ Novak (“The Office”) as a podcaster from New York who goes to Texas to investigate the death of a woman he hooked up with a few times.

I Hate Royalty

I Hate Royalty

There will be myriad stories tomorrow marking the 40th anniversary of the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana. All of them will make me sick to my stomach. Here’s why.

Unjust Desserts

Unjust Desserts

I once emceed the National Restaurant Association’s annual awards banquet and expected the food would be fabulous. It turned out to come nowhere close. Here’s the story.

Stop With The Spoiling

Stop With The Spoiling

If you read my movie, theater, and TV reviews, you may notice that I go out of my way to not share plot twists. Sadly, far too many reviewers have no compunction about spilling the beans.

Jodie Comer’s Tour De Force

Jodie Comer’s Tour De Force

Jodie Comer — who “Killing Eve” made famous — recently starred in the one-woman stage play, “Prima Facie,” and gave a performance I can’t stop thinking about. Here’s my review.

Movie Review: “Nope”

Movie Review: “Nope”

Jordan Peele’s latest is not a straight-up horror movie, but a scary sci-fi story brilliantly told by a supremely talented filmmaker. Here’s my review.

Road Trip: Delaware

Road Trip: Delaware

Being in Delaware for the weekend was a pleasure, but flying home took longer than if I’d headed for Europe. Here are some stories from the trip, including a stop at a Skee Ball arcade.