Posts in category "entertainment"
On the wall near my computer is a chart I bought at Hobby Lobby entitled “Minerals of the World”. Pictured on it are 40 common minerals. Can you identify 10 of these? If you can get 5 or more, you earn the right to be a stoner first-degree. 1. If it glitters, it may not... Read more »
I’ve been meaning to write about Bill Cosby. But I’ve been struggling on what to say. I’ve always tried to give the benefit of the doubt. By temperament, I’m reluctant to jump to conclusions. Allegations are allegations. But… There are so many of them. And will more women emerge with more of the same... Read more »
Inside Hollywood: In a recent interview, 39-year-old Will Smith explained why he never took to recreational drugs: “Through my teenage years I was too focused on sex to even think about any other vices. I’m much the same now. No drugs and only the occasional drink.” I’ve something in common with actor Will... Read more »
A security breach by a loony, The war between Shia and Sunni. From this terror and grief Therapeutic relief Was the tying the knot of George Clooney.
Here’s a test that has all the ingredients for making you the life of the party. Or for just coming down after a stressful day. Can you identify the alcoholic beverage from what goes into making it? Belly up to the bar and find out with the following twenty blends. Answers follow for those still... Read more »
From the hours of A.M. to P.M. R2D2 and Han Solo, see ‘em. Tween the Lake and the Drive Will the Force come alive At George Lucas’s Star Wars Museum.
Our coterie of theatergoers—6 of us, 3 cousins and their wives—had been waiting for this moment for over six months. When the curtain opened at the Civic Opera House at the Wednesday matinee, the moment finally arrived. We were swiftly transported to an abbey near the Austrian Alps. Where the nuns were chanting a... Read more »
Liberals, Progressives, and Gays, Oh, My! Liberals, Progressives, and Gays, Oh, My! Not to worry, Fox Nation. Bill O’Reilly has his blunderbuss and will protect ye. As Christians close in on their holiest day, Easter, Bill has put on the armor of righteousness to join battle with yet another Anti-Christ: Stephen Colbert. And... Read more »
I’m a cruciverbalist. I solve crossword puzzles. Or at least try to. Here are some clever clues from one—-a New York Times Saturday no less—from 2009. No, it didn’t take me that long to solve it . It just happens to be one left from a desk calendar whose daily puzzles I saved to... Read more »
Around this time last year I pointed out that Pope Francis looked very much like Jonathan Pryce [March 13, 2013, 'Astounding Resemblance Between Pope Francis I and the Actor Who Played Peron']. I was surprised to hear from someone in Belgium who thought the same thing. I have this habit —it gets on my wife’s... Read more »