Movies

Next in line

How many times has this happened to you?  You and your better half are celebrating your 35th wedding anniversary and have invited family and friends to a secluded Missouri cabin for the festivities.  The wine has been poured, the food is ready...and two of the members of your admittedly dysfunctional clan are already opening old… Continue reading Next in line

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Classic Movies

Fire and Fury

Stand-up historians (well...it might be a thing) like to point out that the United States and Australia share a common kinship in that our forefathers emigrated to their respective countries from the United Kingdom.  The only difference, of course, is that it was a voluntary deal for Americans; the Aussies, on the other hand, consisted… Continue reading Fire and Fury

Stuff You Should Know

“She’s gonna love me in my Chevy Ford Van and that’s all right with me…”

I was having a Facebook Messenger chinwag with my loyal sidekick Andrew “Grover” Leal Wednesday night...and I vowed during that interaction that I was going to cease “lollygagging” and start getting content up on the blog on a regular basis.  This ambitious promise would begin on Thursday; I would grab a title from a stack… Continue reading “She’s gonna love me in my Chevy Ford Van and that’s all right with me…”

Television

“I’m never tired of winning, and I’m never tired of skiing.” – Lindsay Vonn

I shan’t keep you in suspense any longer: the blog’s heartiest congratulations go out to Gary Peterson of beautiful downtown Omaha, Nebraska—the winner of Thrilling Days of Yesteryear’s “Laugh-In” giveaway.  A copy of the DVD set Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In: The Complete Third Season will soon be winging its way to Gary, and I hope… Continue reading “I’m never tired of winning, and I’m never tired of skiing.” – Lindsay Vonn