48 Years Ago Today… I am a student of political history, and recent protest marches, and the reaction of the new administration, remind me of an era of political activism surrounding the Vietnam War in the late 60’s and early… Read More ›
Chicago’s Women’s March – 250,000+ Strong! Chicago joined a slew of other cities in America and around the world for a women’s march to support equality and fairness, and to put America’s new President on notice. America Raises Its Voice!… Read More ›
The White House! America’s Most Unique “Rental Property”! Presidential Politics! Biggest President Scandals!
This House Has A New Tenant! Yes, we have a new President, who has taken up residence in the most famous “rental property” in the world! I have been lucky enough to go to Washington DC a few times, and… Read More ›
Happy 74th Birthday Jimi Hendrix! November 27 is the birthday of one of rock’s most iconic figures – the legendary Jimi Hendrix! There is a new documentary out that shows you, in a rarely seen live performance – just how… Read More ›
“Heat – A Los Angeles Crime Saga” This 1995 Michael Mann film is a modern classic, one of the greatest action thrillers of the era, and also remembered for making motion picture history: Amazingly, “Heat” was the first film to… Read More ›
Simon Cowell’s “The Shining!” Wh-wh-WHAT?!?!??!!? Yes, Simon Cowell was part of the creative team on Stanley Kubrick’s horror masterpiece! It’s just one of my favorite pieces of movie trivia. Here is more great trivia: Robert DeNiro IS Sonny Corleone! That’s… Read More ›
Sexy Presidential “Sugar Pie”! Scandalous President John Tyler! Sexy Presidents Who Are “Hot” In The Kitchen!
Forget this political campaign: time to go back to a simpler time, when this was the most pressing issue in a campaign: Who Wants A Slice Of President John Tyler’s “Sugar Pie”? You don’t get asked that question every day!… Read More ›
“Hamilton” Wows! “Hip Hop History” Pulitzer Prize Winner! Terrific “Prince” Tribute! History “Goes Crazy!”
“I Am NOT Throwing Away My Shot!” It’s the “Shot” being heard around the musical world…much anticipated Tony Awards, recent Grammy Awards, and now the Pulitzer Prize! It’s the “hip hop history” brilliance of “Hamilton!” “Hamilton” Smashes Through The Hype!… Read More ›
Travis Bickle Turns 40! “Taxi Driver” Tribeca Screening! 3 Reasons To Love Him! ONE BIG REASON To Hate!
“Loneliness has followed me my whole life, everywhere. In bars, in cars, sidewalks, stores, everywhere. There’s no escape. I’m God’s lonely man.” One of cinema’s most compelling characters, brought to vivid life by America’s greatest Actor, who also uttered this… Read More ›
Oops, I Think I annoyed “The Duke!” John Wayne, aka “The Duke” was one of Hollywood’s biggest stars…and I made him angry with a story I wrote that looked at the changing face of Hollywood westerns… Time To Get Some… Read More ›