Days ago a major legacy media outlet acknowledged thousands of deaths by Coronavirus in nursing homes, also called long-term care facilities or facilities for the elderly. Although media and politicians appear surprised by this, they shouldn’t be. Continue reading “Even Hollywood facility for elderly celebs hit hard by Coronavirus”
We were in search of a film to watch in these trying times, and we settled on Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell. The Coronavirus epidemic is upending my innate distrust of the federal government, because right now, we pretty much have to trust different tiers of government, at least on some level. So this probably wasn’t a good time to watch a film like this. Continue reading “Probably not a good time to watch ‘Richard Jewell’, but glad we did”
Did you watch the Academy Awards on Sunday? I didn’t. I never watch the celeb class TV galas. You don’t have to watch it live, you know. Continue reading “Oscars on social media better than the show; one standout speech”
As soon as I saw Shakira and Jennifer Lopez do the halftime show for Super Bowl LIV, I knew controversy would follow. It usually does—people often either love the halftime show or hate it. That said, I was glad there were only adults watching it in my home. I wouldn’t have let my child watch that performance.
Awards shows for US royalty aren’t my thing, but media have gone wild over the Golden Globes hosted by Ricky Gervais last night. Most outlets are focusing on his insults to the tinselati who attended the gala.
Most are ignoring his comments about “woke” companies and their chummy relationship with China, a relationship that by necessity includes the communist party in that authoritarian country. Continue reading “Ricky Gervais hits a China nerve at Golden Globes”