Lookin’ Out My Back Door…

As any of my readers will know, I watch a lot of “edutainment” style TV, including, but certainly not limited to, The Science Channel and The National Geographic Channel. The thing is though, while the programming does actually teach me a thing or two from time to time, the real benefit I get from watching…

For Leon…

Leon Russel’s “Tight Rope” has been playing over and over in my head for a least a week and I finally realized why this morning: the died on November 13 and the song was no doubt planted in my subconscious by my habit of falling asleep with my TV tuned to CNN. Truthfully, I’d be…

What To Do, What To Do…

If you’re anything like me, then the events of the last week (hell, the whole damned year!) have left you spinning around with your mouth hanging open. And even if you aren’t quite as weird as I am, you still (like me) have to have come to the conclusion that the usual … just isn’t cutting it. Well get a grip and settle down my friends, because the great John Oliver has come to the rescue with a totally hilarious summary of what’s happened as well as some damned good suggestions as to what to do about it!

Surprise! Surprise! Surprise!

Hell, even I, during my oddly-reversed-yet-weirdly-the-same version of Lloyd Bridges’ “Steve McCroskey” character from the movie Airplane!, have spent a year and a half studiously avoiding reflections of my own nightmarish fears of just WTF might be on the horizon…

On Fulfilling The Promise…

For those who don’t quite see that the recent supreme court decision on gay marriage was not just a victory for the LGBT community but a victory for every American who wants to see the promise of our country’s founding declaration fulfilled, I invite you to see our Declaration of Independence read aloud by 12 great actors – and to pay particular attention to Morgan Freeman’s wonderful introduction…