A Mixed Bag Of Oscar Nominees

The Oscars are always a bit of a love/hate fest for me. As I get older, the Academy Awards mean less and less. As a child, they represented a wonderful world acknowledging great talent. Now, well… It seems more popularity fest and marketing than anything else. But let’s be realistic here, that doesn’t mean IContinue reading “A Mixed Bag Of Oscar Nominees”

Obama Takes Oath Of Office AGAIN! Just In Case…

After Chief Justice John Roberts’ little flub during the inauguration, both he and Barack Obama got together again, this time in the White House Map Room, to allow Mr. Obama to say the oath of office just one more time in what White House counsel Greg Craig called, “an abundance of caution.” Take no chances.Continue reading “Obama Takes Oath Of Office AGAIN! Just In Case…”

Bush, Katrina, Obama’s First Full Day As Prez

According to the White House Official site under “Agenda” and “Additional Issues”, it states: President Obama will keep the broken promises made by President Bush to rebuild New Orleans and the Gulf Coast. He and Vice President Biden will take steps to ensure that the federal government will never again allow such catastrophic failures inContinue reading “Bush, Katrina, Obama’s First Full Day As Prez”

Stephane Wrembel: The Django Experiment

Here’s a new video put together by one of my favorite guitar players currently out there. If you live in or around New York City, then you are very lucky indeed because Stephane Wrembel plays regularly in and around the city. For the rest of us, we wait patiently for those rare moments when StephaneContinue reading “Stephane Wrembel: The Django Experiment”

Ricardo Montalban & Patrick McGoohan: We Will Miss You Both

It was reported earlier today that actor Ricardo Montalban has passed away at age 88. A veteran of both film and television, Montalban brought us literally hundreds of memorable characters throughout his vast career. Some of my favorites range from the passionate Khan Noonien Singh on both the original STAR TREK series episode, as well as theContinue reading “Ricardo Montalban & Patrick McGoohan: We Will Miss You Both”

Missing Jerry & Getting Weird With The Dead

Here’s a new video released by THE DEAD on the eve of ticket sales for their first tour in four years. While most of us who were “on tour” long before Jerry Garcia left this earth will never find The Dead truly satisfying without him, it is still nice to know that the music continuesContinue reading “Missing Jerry & Getting Weird With The Dead”

Danny Strong Gets Well-Deserved WGA Nom For RECOUNT

Let’s see… At the Emmy’s, Danny Strong’s RECOUNT won most of the night’s big awards. However, Danny Strong lost the writing award to Kirk Ellis for JOHN ADAMS. But let’s take a look at the big picture here. Danny Strong comes up with the idea to write a story about the Florida presidential recount thatContinue reading “Danny Strong Gets Well-Deserved WGA Nom For RECOUNT”