Pop Goes The Weasel

When I was just a little boy I seldom was alone My life was full of fun and joy While watching the Twilight Zone There was a certain episode About a monster and a rummy A telikenetic six-year old That was played by young Bill Mumy Bill Mumy was just six years old With a […]

This Week’s Winner: Big Jim Rennie

This week’s TV-Hero Award goes to Big Jim Rennie in CBS’s Under The Dome.  Big Jim continues to impress critics and naysayers alike. In last week’s episode, Big Jim rescued the entire town from the Cave-Pods. After that he “took care” of the evil scientist who was experimenting on The Egg (the source of the dome’s power, […]

You Will Never Believe Who Abducted Me!

What happened to me last week had nothing whatsoever to do with my writings on this site.  I know, I was also completely surprised upon learning this.  I had offended no religious groups.  I did, however, manage to chap the hides of the local Cattleman’s Association.  I overheard them last night (they thought I was passed […]

What’s Up With That?

Have you noticed how many women are going into labor on TV shows lately?  Every show I see these days has the same scene somewhere in the story line:  A pregnant woman yelling “My Water Just Broke!”  It’s either that or someone saying “It is what it is.” What’s up with that? Yesterday was a noisy […]

Do You Know What Magnetism Is?

Do you know what magnetism is?  It is the unexplained universal force that attracts objects to refrigerators. Scientists say that judgment is the first thing people lose when they drink alcohol.  That doesn’t seem right to me.  Every drinker I have ever met has never had any trouble judging me.  And I have known many! Did […]

Acorn TV is OK After All!

Last month I wrote about a bad experience I had with Acorn TV.  They had the wrong email address listed for me, and I was being charged for something that was becoming impossible to cancel.  I am happy to report that they did finally cancel my account and gave me a full refund.  So I […]

Hanks for the Memories

I recently watched a bootleg copy of the Tom Hanks film “Captain Phillips.”  In other words, I watched a pirated video about Somali Pirates. Did I ever tell you the story about my friend’s Great-Great Grandfather?  He came to the U.S. in 1920 with nothing but the shirt on his back.  He was promptly arrested for […]