Busted by the Fibbies: Jake Paul—new to me but not to 20.2 million subscribers

YouTube is a blessing and a curse. My husband likes to wander around the videos and more than once, I’ve walked into the sunroom to see some crazy stuff on the big screen. I don’t pay much attention to ‘YouTubers’ unless they’re musicians, poets, or indie filmmakers. That’s the reason I said to myself, Who?,  when I read headlines about Jake Paul’s Calabasas (CA) house getting raided by the feds.

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If crime stories are your thing, watch ‘Catching Milat’

Crime stories are popular, no doubt, and if you like to watch true crime, consider ‘Catching Milat’. It’s a story Americans may not have heard of, and it will for the most part hold your attention. Top of the reasons making this a good production is the excellent performance delivered by Australian actor Malcolm Kennard. Continue reading “If crime stories are your thing, watch ‘Catching Milat’”

After a third death, has TV show ‘Glee’ joined the cursed ‘club’?

After a third prominent cast member from the popular TV show ‘Glee’ died, it was inevitable that some on social media raised the idea of a curse. Is that show the latest addition to the cursed ‘club’? Continue reading “After a third death, has TV show ‘Glee’ joined the cursed ‘club’?”

HBO’s new ‘Perry Mason’: The case of the disadvantaged actor

Many of us grew up watching our parents watch the TV show Perry Mason. The show debuted in 1957 and it probably did more to inform about courtroom proceedings than any other in that era. The new rendering of this character is truly a mystery. Continue reading “HBO’s new ‘Perry Mason’: The case of the disadvantaged actor”

Bollywood star Irrfan Khan conquered Hollywood and my heart

This morning the first Tweet I saw on my timeline announced the passing of Bollywood star Irrfan Khan. Khan didn’t just conquer the film industry in his own country, he also conquered it in mine. He conquered my heart too. He also gave attention to indie filmmakers, noting the influence in today’s artistic sector. Continue reading “Bollywood star Irrfan Khan conquered Hollywood and my heart”