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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 […]

Tricky Dick And The Man In Black

Tricky Dick and The Man In Black | Official Trailer This is utterly marvelous. Then again, would you expect anything less from two time Oscar winner Barbara Kopple? With cheap video equipment, today everybody is a documentarian, especially in the music sphere. But the result is oftentimes unwatchable, because of lack of talent. But not […]