…keep marching on

Of all of this year’s “based on actual events” best picture nominees films (there are four of them), the protagonist of Ava DuVernay’s “Selma”, the story of the history march from Selma to Montgomery, is without a doubt, the most well-known. The greatness of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (David Oyelowo), is celebrated still today….

…Bid A Fond Farewell

Today marks the end of an era. Yesterday,  “The Oprah Winfrey Show” taped its final show at Harpo Studios, and today millions will tune in for a final viewing of their favorite daytime talk show. Whether you’ve tuned in faithfully for 25 seasons or have somehow managed to never see an episode, you can’t deny…

…go gaga

Today I thought I’d rant about something very near and dear to my heart, the bizarre concept of celebrity. And what better way to discuss this phenomenon than by sharing my inability to understand everyone’s fascination with Lady Gaga. I will admit that she is clearly very talented.  I’m not a huge fan of the…

…g “O” for the gold

I know there’s a lot of commentary right now on the IOC’s  announcement tomorrow…but I’m living in one of the front-running cities and with the Mighty “O’s” (Oprah and the Obama’s) descending on Denmark for the “O”lympic announcement in C-“O”-penhagen… I have to put my two cents in. …For my cave-dwelling friends, tomorrow the International Olympic Committee will…