Monthly Archives: May 2013

87. Liberace, Kellie Pickler, And Derek Hough

  Liberace…He Is A Good Kisser! HBO just featured their new movie on Liberace with Mike Douglas as the flamboyant pianist and Matt Damon as Scott Thorson his lover of six years. It is too bad all the interviews have … Continue reading

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86. Star Trek And Memorial Day

   Star Trek: Into The Darkness…View Deeply And Prosper The battle this Memorial Day weekend wasn’t the Enterprise versus Klingons. The fight was Star Trek in week two versus Fast and Furious 6 in its first week. The ‘Furious Six’ … Continue reading

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85. Michael Fox, Dracula, And Beyonce

Television…What Is The Motive For The Motive This week is the kick off for television’s new summer show season. The new line-up is impressive. Last year’s favorites will be joined by seventy-five new hopefuls with a wide variety of themes. … Continue reading

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84. Vince Vaughn And E. L. Konigsburg

Books…Death Of A Heroine…E. L. Konigsburg When you decided to go on your ‘Great Adventure’ or run away from home as a child, where was your destination? Who would you take with you? Did your getaway take you to deep … Continue reading

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83. Leonardo Da Vinci And Ginevra de’ Benci

Art…Leonardo Da Vinci And Ginevra de’ Benci In the last column we talked about The Borgias and Borgia, two shows with 16th Century Renaissance themes. Classes are ready to take their ‘end of the year’ class trips to Washington. The … Continue reading

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82. Sophia Helin: A Scar Overcome

Television…To History Or Not To History The major channels ABC, NBC, and CBS are complaining about declining viewership and the declining advertising revenue streams that are a result of this trend. Why would someone leave the programming they spent years … Continue reading

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81. The Voice, American Idol, and Duets

Music…The Voice, American Idol, Duets, Smash, Glee, and Nashville If you go to lunch or dinner with anyone from your school’s or university’s music department, some time during dinner, the discussion is going to come around to The Voice, American … Continue reading

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80. Porsche Versus Hybrid

Cars…How Does It Feel To Be Fined For Driving A Fuel Saving Car? Rosanna Danna said: “If it isn’t something, it is something.” She was right! Six states (Virginia, Texas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Idaho, and Washington) are fining drivers for … Continue reading

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