Archive for the 'Pop Culture' Category


The Jeopardy Phenom

My favorite game show was “Kideo Village.” The junior version of “Video Village,” it aired on Saturday morning, along with “Crusader Rabbit” and “Andy Devine”…PLUNK YOUR MAGIC TWANGER, FROGGY! Boy did I hate that show. And there were no other choices. I’d sit in front of the TV with the can of Charles Chips and […]

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 […]