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Top Gun 2: Goosebumps all around

Most of you are probably yawning at the news: The first official trailer for Top Gun 2 was released a few hours ago. And admittedly I only came across the […]

There was only one Aretha

Tears flowed here tonight when Stephen Colbert featured this video on his show. Aretha Franklin, at the Dec. 6, 2015, Kennedy Center Honors, sang “You Make Me Feel Like a […]

This, too, is America

The Angel City Chorale won a Golden Buzzer* this week on “America’s Got Talent” with their performance of “Baba Yetu.” The song’s composer, Christopher Tin, earned a Grammy for his […]

Times gone by: Glen Campbell

  R.I.P. Glen Travis Campbell April 22, 1936 – August 8, 2017   Nothing makes me feel my advancing years quite as poignantly as losing the musicians who’ve scored my […]

Attention Star Wars fans

Yes, it’s coming. December 18. But you already knew that. Meantime, just for grins, Google “a long time ago in a galaxy far far away.” And be sure to click the […]

He’ll always be Spock

    Leonard S. Nimoy March 26, 1931 – February 27, 2015 R.I.P.     A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had,  but not preserved, except […]

Jon Stewart: Onward and upward

Today was an emotional day. Evening news lost one of its most intelligent, insightful, entertaining anchors. And I don’t mean Brian Williams, who was suspended today for 6 months without pay. […]

Christmas with the Lizard Squad

Interesting Christmas here, and across much of the country. DDoS (distributed denial of service) attacks by a hacker group called Lizard Squad have made Xbox Live and the Playstation Network […]

Enough! Release ‘The Interview’!

  This morning the state-owned North Korean news agency said US claims that North Korea is behind the attacks on Sony are groundless slander and offered a joint investigation: “As the […]

Hackers win, Sony cancels film release

For the record, I’m furious at all those theater chains (Carmike, AMC, Cineplex, Regal, etc.) that announced today they wouldn’t show The Interview in their theaters. And I’m furious at Sony for […]