Share Your World 7th June 2023 I’m assuming rain is on the way. Thunder has been rolling for the past hour and a bit, though no rain yet. I has rained every day for the past three days, but we had… Read More ›
MEDIA WAR STORIES EPISODE 17 – STAR TREK & MORE!
Sorry to be so late this week, but we had interrupt Tom’s editing to put together an interview tape for Garry to do, so … But, it’s a good’un! Star Trek and so much more. This episode Garry and Tom… Read More ›
JIMMY STEWART AND THE ALMOST INTERVIEW
Full disclosure upfront, I never met Jimmy Stewart. No interviews. No emails. No phone conversations. But I’ve got Jimmy Stewart in my brain, TCM’s was airing most of the legendary star’s films from the 1930s through 1980s. There was a… Read More ›
CURSE OF THE LEISURE CLASS.
Once upon a lifetime ago, I worked hard. I don’t know if you could call it overworked. I never felt I had more work than I could do — if only they would let me get to it instead of… Read More ›
MEDIA WAR STORIES – EPISODE 16
A DAY EARLY AND FUNNIER THAN EVER
HOLLYWOOD WILL CALL, SOMEDAY (BUT IT BETTER BE SOON)
My monthly royalty payment from Amazon came in yesterday. I was pleased to see it was the same as last month. A total of $2.57 was directly deposited into my checking account. I am not sure how many book sales… Read More ›
IF TV HACKERS WERE REAL
I watch a lot of TV. Probably too much. I’m fond of action shows and I’m especially fond of all the comic book shows. The one thing all these shows have in common is at least one computer genius. A… Read More ›
THE ART & SPORT OF BARGAIN HUNTING
I have acquired a lot of sweaters over the years. This is New England. Winters are long. Heat is expensive. Sweaters fill the gap. This morning I noticed more than half my sweaters are purple. I’ve got a few in black, a couple in… Read More ›
Spam Comment of the Week — Week 21 2023 I got a bunch of them this week or maybe it has been a couple of weeks. I don’t look very often, so it could have been a month. Dooes yoᥙ sikte… Read More ›
HOW LITTLE HAS CHANGED: WAR & POLITICS IN 1920s CARTOONS
FELIX THE CAT RUNS FOR OFFICE, REVOLTS AGAINST CITY HALL, AND JOINS THE ARMY: 3 ORIGINAL CARTOONS Although many people have said these cartoons are all dated, looking at them today — disregarding the primitiveness of the style — it… Read More ›
LOCAL ELECTIONS AND HAND-WRITTEN BALLOTS
In theory, these are the safest ballots if the only safety you are worrying about are GOP cabal theories of stolen elections. Otherwise, they are a total pain in the butt. You make any little tiny mistake in filling them… Read More ›
MEDIA WAR STORIES EPISODE 15
WHATEVER YOU THOUGHT WAS TRUE? IT WAS TRUE. MAYBE WORSE THAN YOU IMAGINED. Another week, another podcast! This episode Garry talks about giving Mickey Rooney racing tips and Tom talks about the difference between working on The Joan Rivers Show… Read More ›
THE STUPID IS STRONG IN THIS COUNTRY
Fandango’s Flashback Friday — May 19th It is four years old and could have been written yesterday. Amazing, isn’t it? One of the iconic scenes in the movie Star Wars, the first one. Episode 4. “A New Hope” is where Obi-Wan… Read More ›
MEDIA WAR STORIES – EPISODE 14
And now, we are at Episode 14 shown on May 14th — Mother’s Day. It don’t think it’s a Mother’s Day special, but it is special. And funny. Yul Brynner’s story remains untold, planned for every week. Before they record… Read More ›
SPAM OF THE WEEK: MOTHER’S DAY
SPAM O’THE WEEK Is it me or is spam getting boring, repetitive, or in a language that isn’t English or is sort of English, though not any English I have ever spoken? Considering the “style” of the stupid comment, are… Read More ›
TRULY MY MOTHER
My mother was not a “regular” mom. This confused me a lot while I was growing up. Other mothers made cookies, kissed boo-boos. Hung out with other mothers in the summertime. Swapped recipes. Watched soap operas. My mother didn’t bake… Read More ›
EPISODE 13 – SPOOKY OR UPLIFTING?
I think this really IS the best one yet and I’m not sure how we can ever top this one. There isn’t anything I can say that wouldn’t be a spoiler, so I’ll wander into bizarre digressions. I should mention… Read More ›
Spam Comment of the Week — Week 18 2023 Sometimes, when I go through the spam mail I get on Google, I wish that they really WERE giving me all that money. I could use it! The spam on WordPress though… Read More ›
IT’S FINE. JUST DON’T DO ANYTHING.
My back has been in pretty good shape, for me, anyway. In fact, it has felt so normal I decided to change the linens this morning all by myself. Usually, I ask for help, but I felt so good, I… Read More ›
MEDIA WAR STORIES 4 -ON THE AIR!
It was a snowy day last week and it’s snowing again. It’s too warm for much snow to collect. Yes, it warmed up again. The birds are confused and frankly, so am I. Is it winter? Well, snow is coming… Read More ›