Stern And Springsteen

Stern And Springsteen

Since I’ve been writing about classic rockers lately (Elton John, Daryl Hall, Todd Rundgren), I have to share a few thoughts about Howard Stern’s recent conversation with Bruce Springsteen.

Elton John’s Big Show

Elton John’s Big Show

I really enjoyed Elton John’s “Farewell Yellow Brick Road” concert at Dodger Stadium, which is now streaming on Disney+. Here’s why.

Daryl and Todd

Daryl and Todd

My wife and I went to see Daryl Hall in concert last night, with Todd Rundgren as the opening act, and wow, were we disappointed. Here’s why.

Another Movie Ejected

Another Movie Ejected

If you like reading my reviews of movies that are seriously sub-par, you’ll enjoy this one about a movie you’ve never heard of, “Dead For A Dollar,” directed by Walter Hill and starring Christoph Waltz, Willem Dafoe, Rachel Brosnahan, and Benjamin Bratt.

Review: “Glass Onion”

Review: “Glass Onion”

Here’s my review of the sequel to “Knives Out,” with Daniel Craig again leading an all-star cast, this time including Edward Norton, Kate Hudson, Dave Bautista, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, and Leslie Odom Jr.

Where There’s A Will

Where There’s A Will

Some thoughts about Will Smith’s attempt to resurrect his career after the debacle at the Oscars as he makes appearances to promote a new movie for Apple.

Thanksgiving Thanks

Thanksgiving Thanks

Most of our family celebrated the holiday in other towns with other people, so my wife and I went out for a traditional turkey dinner — and were pleasantly surprised on several counts. Here’s the story.

Review: “The Fabelmans”

Review: “The Fabelmans”

One of the year’s most anticipated movies is the origin story of Steven Spielberg as a filmmaker, with a few fictional flourishes. But is it worth your time and money? Here’s my review.

Review: “Bones And All”

Review: “Bones And All”

I’ve never seen anything like “Bones and All.” I’m also not sure I ever wanted to see anything like it. Or ever wanna see anything like it again. But I will spoil the movie’s secret!

Best Movies About Newspapers

Best Movies About Newspapers

I’m disappointed “She Said” didn’t do better at the box office, but I still consider it one of the best movies about newspapers. Here’s my list of the top ten in that genre.

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

My friend Nolan Dalla thinks problem gambling PSAs are a waste of time and money, and wonders why we don’t get such announcements warning us about other risky activities.

Twittering Out?

Twittering Out?

As I write this shortly after 1am central time, it seems as though Twitter is on life support, at risk of taking its last breaths. If so, I’ll be sad to see it go. But before it does, I have a few thoughts to share — and advice for employers of all kinds.

Review: “The Menu”

Review: “The Menu”

My review of a new movie about a bunch of rich, pompous foodies who have dinner at the world’s most exclusive restaurant and get much more than they bargained for.

Review: “She Said”

Review: “She Said”

My review of a movie about how two New York Times reporters broke the story of Harvey Weinstein’s sexual assaults against up-and-coming actresses and women who worked for him at Miramax.

Another Sequel I’m Skipping

Another Sequel I’m Skipping

As a big fan of the original “A Christmas Story” (and its creator, Jean Shepherd), here’s why I won’t be watching the sequel when it debuts on HBO Max tomorrow.