Category Archives: entertainment

Once Upon a Time – Preview of the New TV Series


I’ve been asked to preview and review the upcoming ABC series “Once Upon a Time” and thought it might be more fun to report reactions  from folks at the blog – please comment below.    I’m glad to see Robert … Continue reading

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American Idol Contestants


After the sad and surprising departure of Pia Toscano last night on American Idol, it’s time to review all the contestants that are left.   I’m a big fan and something of a pop musical genius  (just kidding : ), … Continue reading

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Hope for Haiti Concert – Beyonce


Donate Now: 1-877-99-HAITI in US/Canada, or go to http://www.hopeforhaitinow.org http://www.mtv.com/videos/misc/474738/beyonce-halo-live.jhtml The music from this concert was pretty amazing, and if you buy it from iTunes it’ll help Haitians recover from what now appears to be one of the greatest natural … Continue reading

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Celebrity Salaries


Don’t you always wonder what those celebrities make on TV?    Years ago ago I’d read that Vanna White was pulling in about 100k per show for “Wheel of Fortune” (it may be more now), and Pat Sayjak 250,000  (these … Continue reading

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John Stewart Hates Twitter?!


Hey, John Stewart *hates* Twitter, falling for the correct but misguided criticism that  “it is superficial” .   News flash John – try watching your own network.   OF COURSE TWITTER IS SUPERFICIAL – that’s why it’s exploding in usage! Let’s see … Continue reading

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Slumdog Millionaire means more than a movie


Watching Slumdog Millionaire scoop up Oscars tonight is more than a sign that this is a great film. I’d suggest it’s also a sign that the world is getting smaller and flatter and that brilliant, talented folks don’t all come … Continue reading

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More Copywrong News


Liked Matt Asay’s piece today about how poorly Government is comprehending issues surrounding copyright, especially in moves to extend the times which generally have little of the intended benefits to the artists but inhibit the much more significant process of … Continue reading

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