Category Archives: Television

3 of a Kind

School is over and the Summer has just begun.  I know what you want: to see a good movie.  Maybe the next Superhero film.  (It will be the 38thyou’ve seen in the past year, right?) No?  How about a movie coming … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Movies, People, Pop Culture, Television, The Arts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Saved for Everybody, 2

In my June 21st article, I explained why the Library of Congress (see above) has kept a selection of films “showcasing the range and diversity of American film history.”  The LOC also has selected a collection of  recordings for its … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Entertainment, Movies, People, Pop Culture, Television, The Arts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Familiar Faces

In the 1950s part of my childhood, the residents on my street finally got television.  Then, we had TV andmovies to entertain us. But, it seemed to me, many “character actors”–often present in both sources of fun—were seen again and again. Granted, … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Movies, People, Pop Culture, Television, The Arts, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mr. Rogers and Friends***

On June 8, 2018, a documentary entitled “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” will begin showing in theaters. It is the story of Fred Rogers –Mr. Rogers to those who met in their childhood. A reviewer described the film this way = “Something … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, People, Places, Pop Culture, Television, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Every Picture Tells A Story, #2

  This is a game: simple, quick, easy—if you like movies.  Two or three times I’ve seen a game like this on the internet.  As this article’s name indicates, this is the second time I have posted a version of … Continue reading

Posted in Baseball, Entertainment, Movies, Pop Culture, Television, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

D’oh! Homer Simpson Breaks 2 Records

In this television season, Homer Simpson, aided by his “loving” family, has set 2 television records. To truly understand the magnitude of this achievement, you need some background information. America’s true “wild west” history lasted from approximately 1865 to 1895.  From … Continue reading

Posted in cartoons, Entertainment, People, Pop Culture, Television, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Presidential Material

Lately, I’ve spent a lot of time reading and writing about Mark Twain (ie, Seriously Funny People, 3/15/18, and Mark Twain: Humor and Wisdom, 3/28/18). He had great hair, including a mustache. I’ve pictured him in both articles. It made … Continue reading

Posted in Entertainment, Movies, People, Politics, Pop Culture, Television, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment