Archive for the 'Pop Culture' Category

Things Move Too Fast

“Leaving Neverland” is already old news. You know Michael Jackson’s handlers are aged boomers because they didn’t know you don’t fight back, you ignore it, and then people forget it. In today’s “New York Times Magazine” there’s a letter from a fourteen year old complaining that the paper’s list of “The Top 25 Songs That […]

Maroon 5 & The Super Bowl

Is all publicity good publicity? It was a strange game, since the NFL’s ratings were resuscitated by the Chiefs and their passing attack, and this contest was fought on the ground, until the Rams realized that going to the air was their only chance of victory and then Brady aired it out and put the […]

Patriots Win

What a ridiculous game professional football is. Never mind if you’re outside of the U.S., you probably think I’m talking about soccer. But no, I’m talking about the NFL! The venerated sport wherein players get maimed and networks cash in on advertising. Actually, I was just thinking about the first Super Bowl today. It was […]

Super Dave

I’d like to say he had the first cable series, but the truth is “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” started a year earlier, in ’86, it wasn’t until ’87 that the “Super Dave Osborne” show premiered. And now they’re both dead. I was thinking how nobody died over Christmas. Sure, Penny Marshall passed, but she was […]