Today, Paul McCartney turns 78. He’s still fab, even if he now sounds more like a 78 than a 33 and a third. A colleague — Will Harris of Virginia — just posted on Facebook about the time he asked Paul McCartney a question. It was at a 2011 Television Critics Association press tour session.
It’s sad nowadays when you wake up and see a favourite actor or comedian trending — and you can guess why. Jerry Stiller died Sunday at 92. (Read his obit in The New York Times.) The father of Ben Stiller, he was a Second City Chicago pioneer and, together with his wife Anne Meara, the
Back wen my daughter Katie was a teen she was crazy about a little Beatle-y film called “Across the Universe.” One of the stars was a Brit by the name of Jim Sturgess, a young Paul McCartney look-a-like who played a character named “Jude.” Katie painted pictures of the actor and hung one on the
So far, in posting some timely, self-issolation programming tips, I’ve pointed the way to some binge-worthy shows from the past — Family Affair and Ken Burns’ Baseball. Now for something new that is premiering tonight, Monday March 16 on HBO: The Plot Against America. This six-episode HBO mini-series is based on the 2004 novel of
The best session last month at the semi-annual TCA press tour was for AMC’s Better Call Saul. After more than a year between seasons, everybody on stage was loose and fun and feeling pretty good about these ten new episodes ahead. The drama returns Sunday night for a fifth and second last season and, from
Hunters, which premiered Friday on Amazon Prime Video, has many things going for it. For one, Al Pacino. The Oscar-winner stars as a Jewish holocaust survivor-turned-Nazi hunter named Meyer Offerman who organizes a band of eclectic helpers determined to track down surviving members of Hitler’s Third Reich. The series is set in New York in
The 2020 Television Critics Association press tour has been a great place to test out an app that has changed my life: The Google Recorder app. As demonstrated in the above video, this free (yes, free) app takes seconds to download and helps writers escape the time-consuming task of transcribing. On press tours, where there
PASADENA, Calif. — There are so many streaming on demand services out there these days its easy to overlook the one we’ve all been watching for years — YouTube. The media company presented Saturday morning at press tour and there were several announcements about their programming. Their 2019 slate of shows had three billion views.