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Screenshot from 2017 HBO Doc "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast" showing 3 men sitting and talking in a comfortable looking room: Mel Brooks, Norman Lear on one side and Carl Reiner on the other. The words "Mel Brooks, 90" appear on screen.

If you’re not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast.

Comedy nerd, or enjoy conversing with the elderly?  Watch “If you’re not in the obit, eat breakfast” from Carl Reiner and co.  I’ve been reading the perfect book companion, too: Judd Apatow’s “Sick in the Head” which consists of 600

Screenshot from 2017 HBO Doc "If You're Not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast" showing 3 men sitting and talking in a comfortable looking room: Mel Brooks, Norman Lear on one side and Carl Reiner on the other. The words "Mel Brooks, 90" appear on screen.

If you’re not in the Obit, Eat Breakfast.

Comedy nerd, or enjoy conversing with the elderly?  Watch “If you’re not in the obit, eat breakfast” from Carl Reiner and co.  I’ve been reading the perfect book companion, too: Judd Apatow’s “Sick in the Head” which consists of 600

"Ellen" toasts 20 years with a cake on the daytime award winning "Ellen" talk show

Ellen

I remember Ellen coming out in 1997, and how big of a deal it was on her sitcom and in real life. It was so brave and was such an important moment for America.  Television comes into our living rooms,

"Ellen" toasts 20 years with a cake on the daytime award winning "Ellen" talk show

Ellen

I remember Ellen coming out in 1997, and how big of a deal it was on her sitcom and in real life. It was so brave and was such an important moment for America.  Television comes into our living rooms,

David Harewood leads Laurence Fishburne and Orlando Jones in BET's "Madiba" 2017

Madiba

BET came out strong in February 2017 with high quality miniseries Madiba.  The history of Nelson Mandela and the South African fight against apartheid was played by a top notch cast and occasionally laced with archival footage.  It is always interesting

David Harewood leads Laurence Fishburne and Orlando Jones in BET's "Madiba" 2017

Madiba

BET came out strong in February 2017 with high quality miniseries Madiba.  The history of Nelson Mandela and the South African fight against apartheid was played by a top notch cast and occasionally laced with archival footage.  It is always interesting

Kunta Kinte - Malachi Kirby in the 2016 production of Roots. He's in focus and a curved line of men are not.

Roots (2016)

Stills from the 2016 production of Roots; links to content for after you watch it; and a review of the Music of Roots.

Kunta Kinte - Malachi Kirby in the 2016 production of Roots. He's in focus and a curved line of men are not.

Roots (2016)

Stills from the 2016 production of Roots; links to content for after you watch it; and a review of the Music of Roots.

Magic Milo takes a bow

The 2016 General Hospital Nurses Ball

As posted in What I’m Watching: May 28, 2016 the 2016 General Hospital Nurses Ball did not disappoint, at least in terms of having male strippers perform a male-only striptease on daytime television. There were also other surprises in store… The nurses

Magic Milo takes a bow

The 2016 General Hospital Nurses Ball

As posted in What I’m Watching: May 28, 2016 the 2016 General Hospital Nurses Ball did not disappoint, at least in terms of having male strippers perform a male-only striptease on daytime television. There were also other surprises in store… The nurses