When I posted an essay on sequels, prequels, remakes, and adaptations, it sparke some interesting feedback. Hollywood continues to turn to itself for inspiration, afraid…Continue
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Clarity looked at the silhouette of the seven four seven that had brought them from Cayman Islands to the Bahamas, and then glanced at the Lofty Buddha Air Lease in Company employee wearing an orange suit with a pink flamingo, the official bird of the Bahamas. She wanted to be as far from local police as possible, but she also wanted to recover her money and passport so that she and Flower could return to Acapulco before the City of Wellington left for L.A. Around eight PM in the evening.…Continue
If you're interested in a FREE panel discussion on ACTING, presented by Center Stage Playhouse, then swing by Bronx House at 990 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, New York 10461, on Friday, March 22, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. I'll be moderating the discussion as…Continue
I went to the shoe store looking for new grey boots. I was greeted by someone whose energy almost knocked me over. He was so HAPPY.
"Hi, and how are you today? Isn't it a wonderful day, and especially now that I am seeing you here." All said in a melliflous Caribbean accent.
While such uber-friendliness could come off as fake, in this man's case, you could tell it was totally authentic. He radiated sunshine. Coincidentally, I saw from his name tag, that his name was…Continue
In the so-called "good ol' days," there used to only be one undisputed King of Late Night Television, and his name was Johnny Carson. Any rapscallions who dared attempt to usurp his mighty throne were doomed to failure. The gutters of late night were…Continue
"Come and see me when you ladies are ready to move on with your next stage in pleasure education. Our beauty precludes us." Penelope frowned at her own words and read a sheet of paper resting on the table. "Precedes us, our beauty precedes us, sorry, if our beauty precluded us, our beauty would not allow us to be, fortunately we are, and our beauty is as well. Come with us and your pleasure will grow by an order of magnitude. Good bye and thanks for watching our infomercial with…Continue
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In real life, the jury reached a verdict in the "Cannibal Cop" case, swayed by the evidence that the officer accessed a police database…Continue
Summary of the amusement
Teleoperator Clarity Nice and her friend Flower, fresh from their escape from Buddha Talk's mansion in Cayman, board a plane offering an infomercial on its inflight television system, which talks about a beauty lotion called Elony. After their landing in Nassau, Bahamas, Clarity and her friends attend a gala to…Continue
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The news that Steven Spielberg will make a miniseries on Napoleon, the biopic that Stanley Kubrick long developed but was never able to bring to life, made me…Continue
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Birds fly south for the winter and actors fly west to Hollywood for Pilot Season, when the television networks shoot potential new series in the hopes that they will be picked up to be added to the lineups of the big network broadcasters. Here's a look at what's in…Continue
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"It´s Beverly and Somerset, they´re here, let´s take the share," said Flower.
"We can´t take the share, Buddha Talk will kill us."
"Let´s take the share to James Blond, he´ll be…Continue
Winter is slowly loosening her frigid grip on us and spring is right around the corner. March and April will bring us all the signs of the season of rebirth -- flowers, baseball, and best of all, some new movies aiming to entertain us...at least…Continue
How many television shows--a series, not a single episode--are you watching? How many have you watched in the past two months or two years? Do you anticipate your program and plan each week for the show’s first broadcast? Do you eagerly await Wednesday nights at 9 pm or Friday at 8 pm? Many of us watch our programs when it’s more convenient, of course, rather than rearranging our schedules to meet the whims of the network or cable programming wizards. Generally speaking, I don't watch tv or…Continue
The Oscars 2013 wasn't the worst telecast of the Academy Awards, but it wasn't the best either. Here are my random thoughts on what worked and what didn't.
New host Seth MacFarlane proved he could sing and dance, but he seemed a bit nervous…
Added by Nick Leshi on February 25, 2013 at 2:52pm — No Comments
Last week Myrtle and I celebrated our 70th wedding anniversary! Hard…Continue
Will the real Oscar please stand up? The Academy Awards take place this Sunday and the producers are trying their best to hype it up to a broad audience. While still trying to position themselves as the elite Hollywood…Continue
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