Goooooood Evening, Redux

Don’t. Don’t, don’t, don’t believe the hype, even though the “new” Hitchcock movie about Auschwitz isn’t technically a sequel.

In fact, that Hitchcock film was as “lost” as a Kim Kardashian sex tape. The “newly discovered” Alfred Hitchcock Holocaust film premiering on HBO January 26 as Night Will Fall is also the “newly […]

Speaking of tolerance …

… Counter Contempt’s David Stein had some filth-flarn-filth thrown his direction over the weekend, via Million Muppet Puppet Marcher Chris Mecham. Seems some people can’t take any satirical heat.

Obama won, so it didn’t influence a damn thing. So you’d think that victorious Mr. Mecham would just be able to laugh it off, pop […]

It’s Such A Great Feeling To Know You’re Alive

Count me among Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood fans as a child. The show is quaint nowadays — sadly so because in today’s world of know-it-all children (like they didn’t exist when I knew it all) and fast facts-slow learning we could learn a thing or ten from Mr. Rogers. Cultivate some thoughts in the Garden […]

On PBS This Week…

Where Soldiers Come From, follows the four-year journey of childhood friends who join the National Guard after graduating from high school. As it chronicles the young men’s transformation from restless teenagers to soldiers looking for roadside bombs to 23-year-old combat veterans trying to start their lives again, the film offers an intimate look at the […]

For Eric

Saint Pete

It’s been “all Pete Seeger, all the time” on my local PBS stations during their current fund-raising drives.  Paeans to the man, the musician, the legend.  And it’s all a bunch of crap.

Pete Seeger was a Stalinist stooge.  He apologized for that a while back, which is just fine.  But apologies don’t change the past.  […]