Robert Forster and Second Acts

Robert Forster and Second Acts

Robert Forster died last week, the day his last credited role, El Camino, was released on Netflix. Accolades poured in. “Great actor”; “A lovely man and a consummate actor”; “kind and generous” and so much more. We’re not...
Key Largo and Is This the End of Rico?

Key Largo and Is This the End of Rico?

Last week we drove from Miami down to the Keys for a boat ride/business meeting.  We stayed at what started off as a fishing village in the 1940’s and is now a private community in 2,500 lush tropical acres are bordered on three sides by water. We didn’t...
Fosse/Verdon and Perfection

Fosse/Verdon and Perfection

A terrific television series just wrapped up on FX this week – Fosse/Verdon. If you haven’t caught it yet, it’s an eight part look at the marriage and partnership (sometimes very much mutually exclusive) of Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon. From Damn Yankees through Sweet...
It’s About Being a Grown Up

It’s About Being a Grown Up

  So, about being a grown up, about getting over it, about moving on with a new, better life . . . I have a friend who just took a run through the Gettysburg battlefield while doing some research. He took this picture there. The Battlefield Gettysburg, he...
About That Saints No-call . . . and Mediation

About That Saints No-call . . . and Mediation

It’s impossible to miss, it was ten days ago and it’s still shown about 200 million times a day: the no-call on pass interference in the NFC title game. The one that sent the Rams to the Super Bowl. The two referees six feet or so away from the mayhem...
Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

Clip Shows and What’s Real …. okay, and divorce

When TV shows need a break from being creative they resort to a time honored tradition – the ‘clip show.’ A clip show is exactly what it sounds like, the whole show is comprised of bits of episodes from the season so far. Clip shows usually involve...