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The Greatest Hits

The Greatest Hits

A new movie on Hulu stars Lucy Boynton as a woman who is magically transported back in time when she hears a song today that she heard in the past with her late boyfriend. Does that high concept work? Here’s my review.

Drudge Nails It

Drudge Nails It

I don’t believe I’ve ever linked to Matt Drudge’s website, but have to give him credit for the absolute best headline of the day.

Random Thoughts

Random Thoughts

Quickies about looking at the sun, the letter x replacing versus, hotel bathrobes, the near-death of Boston Market, and a man with a giant wallet hanging half out of his pocket.

Vegas Weekend, Part One

Vegas Weekend, Part One

Here are some stories from my weekend in Las Vegas, including a stroll down Fremont Street and why I didn’t pay $60 just for the privilege of walking into this giant pool / sportsbook complex.

Wicked Little Letters

Wicked Little Letters

Here’s my review of a new movie comedy about a puritanical English woman scandalized by profane letters that might have been written by her neighbor.

The Tropicana Fades Away

The Tropicana Fades Away

The closure this week of the Tropicana hotel/casino in Las Vegas brought back some memories of the times I was there — and several other long-defunct places on The Strip.

Steve!

Steve!

I have a few thoughts about “Steve!”, Morgan Neville’s two-part documentary on Apple TV+ about Steve Martin.

Legends Poker Room

Legends Poker Room

While in Houston last week, I went to play poker at Legends, a venue with a reputation for very loose action — and occasional gunfire. Here’s what I encountered there.

Road Trip: Johnson Space Center

Road Trip: Johnson Space Center

Four years after visiting the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, I finally made it to NASA’s sister facility, the Johnson Space Center in Texas. I’ve written about the experience here.

The Gentlemen

The Gentlemen

Looking for a new limited series to stream? We just binge-watched Guy Ritchie’s new Netflix show. Here’s why I recommend it.

MYMNK: “All Is Bright”

MYMNK: “All Is Bright”

The newest addition to my Movies You Might Not Know list is a 2013 drama starring Paul Giamatti and Paul Rudd that I had never heard of until recently. Here’s my full review.

Alan Zweibel

Alan Zweibel

In 2007, comedy writer Alan Zweibel did something on David Letterman’s show I’d never seen before on late night TV. Here’s the video — and what he told me about it on my radio show.

Off The Political Bus

Off The Political Bus

I’ve become so fatigued by political stories that I couldn’t even get through the first episode of a new TV series despite it starring one of my favorite actresses. Here’s why.

Problemista

Problemista

This is the most Tilda Swinton movie I’ve ever seen. Like Scorsese’s “After Hours,” it is filled with characters and situations I hope to never encounter in real life. Here’s my review.