Category Archives: Entertainment

Sex Sent Me to the ER

That’s a TV show, not a personal comment, thankfully. If you haven’t had a chance to watch this TLC show, take a chance and do so.  It’s on at 10 PM Saturday nights (which might explain why you haven’t seen … Continue reading

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This and that . . .

Just some not-so-random thoughts on a few things: Cam Newton is an incredible quarterback.  He’s also pretty enthusiastic.  And that, for some reason, ticks people off.  I don’t really understand why he’s gotten so much heat over his celebrations.  We’ve … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

This is the season for Hall of Fame voting or nominations.  Baseball announced its 2016 Hall of Fame Class last Wednesday, electing Ken Griffey, Jr. and Mike Piazza.  Not to be outdone, the next day football named its 15 finalists … Continue reading

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Book Reviews

I’ve decided to have a separate blog dedicated to all things books: reviews, new releases (if I learn of anything of interest), readers advisories, news stories, all that kind of thing.  I’ll leave this one for my political ramblings, some … Continue reading

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Can these numbers be right?

In December of 2011, I heard a story on National Public Radio (also known as NPR) about the average number of books Americans read annually.  The commentator said that Americans read 20 books per year. Can that be right?  Do … Continue reading

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The Duggars and child molestation

In my last post, I mentioned the Duggars in passing and in a flippant way.  I really shouldn’t have been as glib as I was.  Their execrable show was its own punchline and could stand on its own (lack of) merit. … Continue reading

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The Interview

So much has been made over Sony’s decision not to show the movie “The Interview.” Allegedly, that decision was because of the threats made by North Korean hackers when word of the movie and its contents were made public. I … Continue reading

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