Review: “The Good House”

Review: “The Good House”

From this photo of Sigourney Weaver and Kevin Kline leaning back on a sailboat with smiles on their faces, you’d think their new movie, “The Good House,” is a Nancy Meyers romcom about an older couple finding love again. You couldn’t be more...
Trevor Noah’s Announcement

Trevor Noah’s Announcement

Trevor Noah announced tonight that he’s going to leave “The Daily Show” after seven years as its host. In doing so, Noah didn’t reveal when his last time behind the desk would occur, nor give any indication of who he’d like his successor...
Review: “Confess, Fletch”

Review: “Confess, Fletch”

When I first heard that Jon Hamm would star in a new Fletch movie, my first reaction was that was a good casting choice. Over the years, Hamm has shown he has a touch for light comedy on “Saturday Night Live,” “30 Rock,” “The Unbreakable...
No Sense Arguing

No Sense Arguing

While I was in Chicago over the weekend, I took the opportunity to play some poker while my daughter spent the day at work. I’d heard about a new poker room, Rivers Des Plaines, that had quickly become the place to play in Chicagoland, a title that used to...
Second City Again

Second City Again

I was in Chicago this weekend to visit my daughter who recently moved there. As I’ve done on many previous visits, I got tickets to Second City, and took her and her partner along. The current mainstage production is “Do The Right Thing, No Worries If...
TV Weekend

TV Weekend

Observations about a few things that were on TV this weekend: Some St. Louis Cardinals fans are furious about Friday night’s game against the LA Dodgers. That’s when Albert Pujols became the fourth person in history to hit 700 home runs, behind Babe Ruth,...