Forgotten

Posted by · 9:06 am · March 8th, 2010

I don’t know if anyone else felt the same way, but the “In Memoriam” segment last night felt extremely flat to me.  It’s not to say that it should be full of flavor and pizzazz.   Quite the contrary.  But there was just something sterile about the whole James Taylor sing-over same-old that didn’t sit well. […]

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WEEKLY WRAP: Bombshell upon bombshell

Posted by · 5:23 pm · June 26th, 2009

Weird, unsettling week, this. Here’s how it went down: • In the week’s biggest movie news, the Academy threw us all for a loop by announcing a 10-nominee slate for the Best Picture category. • But even that shock was dwarfed in scale by the stunning news of Michael Jackson’s passing. • And in a […]

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R.I.P. Farrah Fawcett

Posted by · 10:13 am · June 25th, 2009

An AP news brief flashed across my cell phone via text message a little: actress Farrah Fawcett has died in Los Angeles.  She was 62.  What an awful truth to stagger out of bed and face first thing in the morning. The sad news follows the recent, heart-warming announcement that actor Ryan O’Neal was set […]

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