Twenty-five years ago this week, being the perfectionist 12-year old kid that I was, I checked the VCR to make sure it was set to record at approximately 8:00 pm Central Standard Time. I knew what I was going to record was going to be a keepsake for archival matter. Last night, I pulled out … More Four Days in November: 50 Years Revisited
It has been awhile since I done some scouring the web to find some stories that are interesting and worth checking out. Then again, as busy as I have been over the past two weeks, I haven’t been able post regularly as I would like to. Let’s get to the business. The dominoes continue to … More Sports and News Links – July 7, 2011
Earlier on Monday, I hammered out some thoughts about the pending end of daytime soap operas on television. As you could probably tell (or not), I have a soft spot for these shows. I spent a good part of my summers as a kid glued in front of the television. I remember some of the … More Daytime Memories Part I
Tonight, Conan O’Brien makes his return to late night television as he debuts his new show on TBS. And this time, he will not be asked to move around to accommodate Jay Leno. There’s not much to add to this story, because it was covered earlier this year when Conan left NBC after the … More A Late Night Rivalry Renewed
Sunday night was an enjoyable night in Vancouver as the highly-anticipated preliminary round hockey game between USA and Canada took the ice. For our neighbors to the north, they had circled this game as their measuring sticks for the Olympics. To beat the Americans would be the momentum swing that Canada needed. Uh-oh. Team USA … More Quite a game, eh, hoser?
An acquaintance of mine is a die-hard Los Angeles Lakers fan. It’s a birthright he’s proud to wear because he’s a L.A. native. As Conan O’Brien’s final appearance on the Tonight Show came to a close Friday night, I sent a tweet (a short message on Twitter) to him that the last two weeks of … More Hate the Game, Don’t Hate the Playa