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Feb 13, 2019

Over the last year, every time I saw a trailer for the film Bohemian Rhapsody, I had one thought: “Please don’t suck.” I hadn’t realized that, decades after Queen was a staple of my high school and college years, and long after charismatic lead singer Freddie Mercury had left the stage, that I still loved their...


Feb 13, 2019

You know what I really want to know from cartoonist Bill Griffith? It’s this: does he collect a royalty every time the housekeeper on “Two and a Half Men,” Berta, calls Jon Cryer’s character Alan Harper “Zippy”? Because with repeats, he should be a rich man. Nothing telegraphs an opinion of someone’s...


Feb 13, 2019

(From 2009) (UPDATE - Larry Harris died on December 18, 2017.) 

Everybody thinks their life story would make a good book. I’m here to tell you that’s not true. Larry Harris is not everybody. He’s 1970s records mogul Neil Bogart’s cousin—and a co-founder of legendary Casablanca Records—for heaven’s sake,...


Feb 5, 2019

Elections in Florida are screwed up, especially for Democrats and Democratic candidates. The same is true in places such as Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and Georgia, to name just a few states of electoral disrepair.

MADISON PAIGE podcast excerpt: "We want to make (running for office) easier for people. We want people to...


Feb 2, 2019

I was stuck in the car a few weeks ago, waiting to pick my wife up at work, tuning around the Sirius Satellite Radio dial, looking for a few laughs. I had already heard the Howard Stern show earlier in the day and went a few clicks past him and landed on the Blue Collar comedy channel. The voice I heard—the...