Inching towards mediocrity.


Top Ten TV Moms. (Now with 50% more Marion Ross!)

Mother’s Day is nearly upon us, blog world. For most of us, that means last minute shopping for flowers, cards, chocolates, wine, or whatever gift you (and I’m speaking to primarily the male audience out there) think constitutes an acceptable gift for a woman. And not just any woman, either – the woman. The most important woman you’ll ever know – at least until you get married and your allegiances shift, whether you want them to or not.

And to all a good night!

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Top Five Movies That Have an Important Environmental Message! (And Beat You Over The Head With It!)

Movies are great. Movies with a message…not so much.

Now, I’m not saying that I only enjoy mindless entertainment full of one-liners and blood and gore splattering over naked women while they blast away at zombies with artillery that is needlessly devastating (though, I have to admit, that’s pretty okay too), I’m just saying that if you want to teach me something with your film, at least make an attempt to be subtle.

For the record, this is not subtle.

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Top Four Great Sci-Fi Inventions, That In Reality Would Doom Us All. (Now with 10% more really bad ideas!)

Science Fiction has made many claims for what the future holds in store for us. Sci-Fi writers have comprised lists of nearly millions of brand-spanking new inventions that have made life easier for those in the future, but, let’s face it – would probably royally screw things up back here in the real world.

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Top five of the funny – people, that is. (Now with 12% more State of Affairs!)

Comedy has always been very important to me. Whereas many of my peers grew up learning an instrument, or musical notation, I was attempting to hone my skills as a comedian. People like George Carlin, Richard Pryor and Steve Martin were my rock stars, and the people I invariably looked up to.

Now I’m all growed up, and really, little has changed.
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Rip Torn is the most badass 78-year-old bank robber you’ll ever meet. (And pray that you never do).

Rip Torn, the actor best known for his Emmy-award winning role on “The Larry Sanders Show” (and also for hitting Norman Mailer in the head with a hammer) has apparently been arrested for – and I’m not making this up – alleged armed robbery of a bank in Conneticut while intoxicated. Also, he’s seventy-eight years old.

Awesome.

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Night of the talk show hosts. (Now with 72% more “Jaywalking!”)

As promised, today we’re going to continue to wade into the Late Night Wars saga by ranking the hosts of each current show from best to worst. (Well, everyone except Carson Daly. He’d just skew the results).

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The Late Shift, Part II: Shift Happens. (Now with 75% more lies from NBC!)

Conan O’Brien has gone rogue.

NBC’s red-headed stepchild and host of “The Tonight Show” has begun to lash out at his keepers in increasingly awkward (and increasingly hilarious!) dramatic fashion.

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