Twenty Years On… I was in New York on September 11, 2001 – until now I’ve never posted about that day…but, twenty years later, I wanted to share what I experienced and give credit to some of the people who… Read More ›
RIP Director Monte Hellman…From Jack Nicholson’s First Western To James Taylor’s Only Film “Two Lane Blacktop”…An Appreciation…
RIP Monte Hellman… Sad news for film lovers… Acclaimed Film Director Monte Hellman died Tuesday. He was 91. His death at Eisenhower Health hospital in Palm Desert followed a fall at his home, his daughter, producer Melissa Hellman, told The… Read More ›
I heard a song the other day that sparked a question – and the answer to my query is revealed in these “Songs With An ‘A’!” I am featuring songs written by groups that begin with the letter “A” –… Read More ›
Films In The Key Of “X-Y-Z”! Zombies! Beatles! 007 And X-Men! Great Movies To End The A-Z Countdown!
Celebrating The Power Of Cinema! I love movies, and have had a blast lately sharing some of my favorites on a special series of lists that celebrated the unique, obscure, offbeat and just plain strange films that we can all… Read More ›
The “A” List Of Music! Adele! ABBA! The Beatles Too! These “Songs For Sunday” Are All In The Key Of “A”!
Time To Make Some Music – Alphabetically! I love music, and thanks to my friend “Beetley Pete” from England, there’s a great way to celebrate – one letter at a time! Pete did this “letter by letter” look at music,… Read More ›
Riveting New HBO Documentary “Showbiz Kids!” Growing Up In Front Of The Camera – A Sobering Look At Stardom!
“The life of a child was not my life…” Those words from the late Diana Serra Cary, aka “Baby Peggy”, sets the stage for the new HBO documentary “Showbiz Kids.” the life of a childhood star is fraught with peril:… Read More ›
“Songwriting for me is something I have to do to stay on the sunny side of life. It’s my therapy.” With that quote, Singer/Songwriter Josh Rouse wrote a beautiful ballad about a “Quiet Town”, and it resonates so well in… Read More ›
Time For Some Great “Music With A T!” These “Songs For Sunday” have it all: The Who, Tom Petty and some Traveling Wilburys too! But, let’s start it off with one of the world’s most popular entertainers! Bruno Mars is… Read More ›
Hollywood Executive Sherry Lansing’s Candid Biography Decimates Mike Myers! “Wednesday Bookmobile” Slices Open “Waynes World 2!”
Sharing Stories About A Great Hollywood Career! Sherry Lansing was one of Hollywood’s most powerful Executives, and she has decided to tell some of the wild behind-the-scenes stories from her career! This “Wednesday Bookmobile” drives down Hollywood Boulevard to tell… Read More ›
Daryl Hall & John Oates – These Classic “Sunday Songs” Showcase “Abandoned Luncheonette” And “She’s Gone!”
“Recording that album was where we learned how songs become records. Our producer, the legendary Arif Mardin carefully crafted each song, every bit of nuance, bringing in the perfect players for the right moments. And it all worked together as… Read More ›