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10 THOUGHTS FOR A TUESDAY…8/3/21

 1.BRAY WYATT RELEASED FROM WWE Exactly why is this company bothering anymore? Or the more relevant question to ask: has Vince McMahon gone totally senile? What possesses the C.E.O. of a supposedly solvent company(at…

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MC CARTNEY AND RUBIN, 1 + 1

YOUR FEELINGS ABOUT RICK RUBIN, your feelings about Paul McCartney yet again recounting his and one-time partner John Lennon’s songwriting deeds is likely to affect your enthusiasm for the six part series, McCartney 3,2,1 available…

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10 THOUGHTS FOR A TUESDAY(JULY 13, 2021)

1.AMONG THE THUGS, 2021, ENGLAND I have not finished reading Bill Buford’s dazzling piece of New Journalism, Among the Thugs(1990), a soul-churning account of the American writer embedding himself among clans(or KKKlans, more accurately) of…

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“10 THOUGHTS FOR A TUESDAY….”(JULY 6, 2021)

STRAIGHT OUTTA NOWHERE: SCOOBY DOO MEETS COURAGE THE COWARDLY DOG(2021) TRAILER The crossover a few people might have been asking for. Or not. The franchise That Will Not Die meets a relatively youthful staple of…

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10 THOUGHTS FOR A TUESDAY(JUNE 29, 2021)

 GWEN BERRY, “American” track and field athlete. Say what you want about Colin Kaepernick he never behaved like this. Her display on the podium was as embarrassing and disgraceful a moment as any I…

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“TEN THOUGHTS FOR A TUESDAY, 6/22/21”

1.LORDE, “SOLAR POWER” A “JAILBAIT” KATE BUSH was how I described/dismissed Lorde when she first surfaced. At [[#]] years old, preternaturally beautiful with a mane of black glossamar Pre-Raphaelite hair and pale skin, and from…

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A GRIZZLY BEAR WHO DEVOURED HIS OWN: DARK SIDE OF THE RING’S “IN THE SHADOW OF GRIZZLY SMITH”

  I’VE RAVED ABOUT THE continuing series Dark Side of the Ring on at least two occasions. Now make it a third. “In the Shadow Of Grizzly Smith” (s03,e06) might be the finest episode I…

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TWO THOUGHTS ABOUT THE TWO MAJOR 2021 EURO FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

  MY MIDLIFE CRISIS INCLUDES HAVING A SUDDEN OBSESSION WITH EUROPEAN “FOOTBALL.” MAY GOD have mercy on us all. During this last week I have been far more focused upon the official winding down of…

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NEVER A FRIEND OF “FRIENDS” BUT NEVER AN ENEMY EITHER, OR, WHY I WON’T BE WATCHING “FRIENDS: THE REUNION”

I HAD/HAVE NO PLANS TO WATCH the Friends reunion/reboot or whatever the hell it is. On principle I am against nearly all reunion shows/reboots/remakes/remodels. Each one of these projects appears to reek of the desperation,…

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THE RETURN OF “DARK SIDE OF THE RING”

    OF COURSE THERE WOULD BE a third act. Dark Side of the Ring had been a certified two-time hit and a well-deserved one. Though the pro wrestling expose has long been a staple…

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