Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 29 December 2010
Stats: 16,659 views and 4 Comments
I’d like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to four words on a television screen that have brought a thrill to so many the world over: “Peter Falk as COLUMBO.”
Posted in Things We Like on 21 December 2010
Stats: 62,666 views and 6 Comments
It’s nowhere near an instant classic, but “Tron: Legacy” is an enjoyable and strong popcorn movie, and it doesn’t deserve much of the abuse it’s getting. Let’s break it down to the bits.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 3 December 2010
Stats: 8,528 views and 1 Comment
Every male actor who’s made his mark in the great dynasty of Hollywood royalty has had a female actress to match him line for line — and Arnold Schwarzenegger is no exception.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 8 November 2010
Stats: 3,934 views and 6 Comments
I have a friend whose mantra is “If you want to get hit, go play in traffic.” When economic recession swooped in, my husband and I decided to play in traffic — and we got hit.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 5 October 2010
Stats: 4,204 views and 2 Comments
Funny, isn’t it? That I could outlive something like free-form FM radio?
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 27 September 2010
Stats: 3,647 views and 1 Comment
Cloris Leachman appeared in my dreams last night. I’m always happy to see her, and heaven knows she deserves as many roles as she can get.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 30 August 2010
Stats: 5,281 views and 7 Comments
When Ray Bradbury’s wheelchair was pushed into the auditorium of the Los Angeles Public Library and situated next to me, I froze. I’m not fazed by rock stars, but authors are something else.
Posted in One Million Watts on 12 August 2010
Stats: 22,738 views and 3 Comments
Mainstream science fiction movies duel for supremacy! Matte paintings will be shattered! Previously distinguished acting careers will be lightly besmirched!
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 9 August 2010
Stats: 7,909 views and 2 Comments
Each film portrays a stunning beauty of her day (1961’s Miss Hourglass — so named for having sand in all the right places!) at the height of her acting prowess.
Posted in Things We Like on 3 August 2010
Stats: 84,241 views and 17 Comments
The novelization of “E.T.” sold more than one million copies and gave fans a glimpse of the story that almost was. Is the world ready for a darker “E.T.”?