Archive for the 'Television' Category


The Warren Buffett Documentary

Becoming Warren Buffett They broke the mold. You watch these documentaries so you can be like them, pick up little tips that will help you on the path to success. But watching this film you realize Buffett is the other, a sui generis businessman who in many ways is unique yet ultimately is no different […]

Larry Wilmore On Bill Maher

MILO Confronts the Panel | Overtime with Bill Maher (HBO) If Jimmy Carter is our best ex-President… Larry Wilmore is our best ex-talk show host. I’m a fan of Jon Stewart but I rarely watched the “Daily Show.” However I’m addicted to John Oliver’s “Last Week Tonight,” wherein the British comedian speaks truth to power […]

The Oscars

Who cares? How did America’s go-to awards show, the creme de la creme, lose touch with its audience? Let’s start with the movies themselves. Not only is the human touch that built Hollywood purveyed now on television, but the fantasy/superhero flicks that are made to play around the world are not honored by the Academy. […]

The Grammy Telecast

It’s a mainstream show in a niche world, no wonder everybody is unhappy. It’s no longer 1985, MTV does not rule and we do not live in a monoculture where everybody knows the same hits. The internet blew that paradigm apart, but the old media lions did not get the message. Recorded music lost half […]