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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.
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.
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.
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.”
I had a “Caddyshack” moment this weekend, and it didn’t involve golf. Here’s the story.
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.
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.
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.
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.
I suffered from crippling hay fever every spring for decades, unable to go outside or keep the windows open — until this year. As I explain in this piece, I don’t know what’s different, but I’m sure happy it is!
I don’t know why I didn’t latch on to Apple TV’s “Ted Lasso” when it was first released several months ago, but I just caught up with the first season and was pleasantly surprised.
I couldn’t help but post some snarky live-tweets during Sunday night’s Oscars telecast, and I’ve compiled them all here.
Greg Bardsley explains why we should throw ticker tape parades for (and sing the praises of) scientists who worked on COVID-19 vaccines while the rest of us freaked out.
For the Picture Of The Day, here are Benedict Cumberbatch, Olivia Colman, Matt Berry, and Alan Carr reading some of the funniest entries from the annual Letters Live fundraiser.
Since I’ve written about all the other “Jeopardy!” guest hosts, I suppose I should say something about the current clue-giving temp, Anderson Cooper.
On Earth Day, Disney+ is streaming a new four-part National Geographic docu-series, “Secrets of the Whales.” Here’s my review.
A few of my thoughts on Derek Chauvin being found guilty for the murder of George Floyd.
Some thoughts on President Biden’s announcement that the United States will withdraw all remaining troops from Afghanistan on September 11th.