Here’s why I was disappointed to see the CEO of DoorDash on “Shark Tank” Friday night. It’s not just because we never have food delivered to our house.
Quickies about a bookstore’s bullshit bench, the NBA and MLK, why there’s no sweet-smelling weed, an embarrassing moment in my home office, and what I hope to see in the upcoming “Twister” sequel.
Many cities have big problems with graffiti spray-painted on any available vertical space. Let me tell you about one example that caught my eye recently.
Mary McCartney’s documentary about the legendary Abbey Road studios reminds me of when I had the honor of broadcasting my radio show from there. Here’s the story.
This photo of a woman using a blender is part of the latest chapter in my ongoing saga, “Is Nobody Keeping An Eye On Inventory In America?” Read it here.
I just stayed in a Vegas hotel that is entirely smoke-free. It’s not the first, but I hope it won’t be the last. Here’s the story and some history.
A reader asked if I ever faced having to cover a major breaking news event while I was on the air. Here’s the story of one that left an indelible mark on my memory.
My review of a new movie starring Tom Hanks as a gruff guy who doesn’t suffer fools gladly. Until he does, of course.
Here are some recommendations of things I’ve enjoyed recently that you might like, too — including two books, two TV shows, and a museum.
I agree with Daniel Fienberg about the overuse of “in media res,” where an exciting opening scene is immediately followed by the reveal of what led to that moment. Click for more.
With the new year underway, several people have asked whether I think 2023 will be better than 2022. This photo is my short answer, but this piece is my longer response.
These are the movies I sat through this year that were the absolute bottom of the barrel and deserved me ripping them to shreds. Enjoy reading my list, but don’t waste your time watching them.
HLN is airing a “West Wing” marathon this week, and I happened to catch one of my favorite scenes last night — and it brought me to tears again. Here it is.
Yesterday, I posted my list of the ten Best Movies Of 2022. Here are some more I really enjoyed — consider this my nearly-best-of-the-year list of titles you may want to add to your streaming queues.
These are the movies that impressed me most in the last twelve months, regardless of platform. Many are already streaming, so you may want to add them to your queue.