NOTE: This column contains SIX factual errors or outright untruths. See if you can spot all of them. If you don’t care if there are factual errors or untruths in this column, then you are the subject of what I’m writing about this week. I look forward to this time of year, not only because […]
This week commemorates the fifty-third anniversary of the JFK assassination, and I have just finished binge watching the Hulu miniseries, “11.22.63,” which is based on Stephen King’s 2011 novel with the same title. Produced by King and J.J. Abrams, with one episode being directed by the series star, James Franco, this eight-episode 2016 series asks […]
Just in time for the holiday gift-giving season, the preeminent film historian and critic David Thomson has produced an oversized book about television that should find itself under many trees this Christmas. After filling a film lover’s bookshelf with thought-provoking volumes like HOW TO WATCH A MOVIE, THE BIG SCREEN: THE STORY OF THE MOVIES, […]
Yes, there is an app for that. Play-Doh, that is. You’re probably not surprised that the quintessential “old school” plaything has just been updated to mold into our app-infused world. On my birthday last week, I was excited to learn that Hasbro had released its first-ever Play-Doh app to an unsuspecting world. Called “Play-Doh Touch,” […]
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