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Cosby: Another Icon Crumbling?

Posted on 11/24/2014 02:07:16 PM

Icons enjoy incredible trust by us and we defend them, sometimes savagely, when there is an attempt to knock them off their revered pedestals. But what happens when this trust may be incredibly abused and in no way deserved? Do we shut our eyes to the facts or do we take one of two tracks; defend th..

One Shining Light Is Out: Mike Nichols

Posted on 11/20/2014 02:26:21 PM

Mike Nichols' death was reported today and I'm sure that throughout the entertainment field or anywhere someone enjoys creativity and invention and entertainment for adults, it resonated deeply. He was one of the premier talents of his time and his works will inspire and cause us to think as well as..

A Lesson From The Joan Rivers Playbook

Posted on 09/07/2014 11:06:22 AM

Joan Rivers, the ultimate comedy performer, has left us with wonderful memories and for that and more we can all be grateful. But more than her comedy, Joan showed us that there were things we all could do in our lives. Believe it or not, she led by example.Sure, we all know about the terrible heatb..

Remembering Joan Rivers

Posted on 09/04/2014 04:41:04 PM

Broadway dims its lights when a famous actor dies and I'm wondering who will dim their lights tonight for Joan Rivers, the pioneering comedienne who did it her way no matter how tough things got.  Today, we heard the news none of us wanted to hear because we were all hoping she'd pull through t..

I Like Joan Rivers

Posted on 08/29/2014 10:04:39 AM

The comedian, Joan Rivers, has an incredibly large following, despite the critics who often find her comedy routines offensive.  I don't think that Joan Rivers is that much different from many other well-known comedians whether they are men or women.  In comedy, the laugh is many times aro..

Something Unusual: A Grieving Mick

Posted on 03/21/2014 10:37:40 AM

Mick Jagger, the brash, wriggling frontman of The Rolling Stones, dispels all expectations of a 70-year-old man when he performs.  It may be a shock to even Mick that he and his fellow senior citizens are still not only performing with incredible flash, but selling out arenas at their age..

I Am a Specialty Act

Posted on 03/16/2014 07:41:22 PM

  Seductive as that may seem, and I know that as you read the title of this blog you must have allowed your mind to wander far and wide into areas I never intended when I put fingers to keyboard and typed that heading out. Yes, for some of you that means a variety of activities of which I have ..

A Lament About Movies

Posted on 02/17/2014 09:28:37 PM

Do you love movies, or perhaps you prefer to call them “films?” Makes no difference to me. Do you love them whatever you call them? I do and I’ve always loved them except when they tried to smother us with all those all-singing, all-dancing, everyone goes to night clubs in evenin..

Death Comes to Philip Seymour Hoffman

Posted on 02/02/2014 04:21:57 PM

The actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead today in his apartment’s bathroom. Hoffman is considered to be one of the most gifted and versatile actor/director/writer's today and his sudden, unexpected death has sent shock waves through not only the entertainment community but also those w..

Today I Voted for Film and Actor Awards

Posted on 01/15/2014 08:15:30 PM

Friday is the cut-off day for anyone who gets to vote in the SAG-AFTRA Awards contest and so today I decided that, yes, I’d take advantage of my privilege and I voted. Who did I vote for and do I think they’ll win? Can’t tell you that because it’s like spoiling the fun of it ..

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