So long, 2020!

Someday, 2020 will make sense. As the year draws to a close, there are a few pre-pandemic “lasts” to remember. Last movie at a movie theater: “1917” on Feb. 2 — Glad I saw it in a theater on a big screen. At the theater I often go to, there is rarely a big crowd forContinue reading “So long, 2020!”

That’s me on the TV

That’s me being interviewed about the Tang Teaching Museum during a day when nonprofit museum and art spaces got to meet people spending the day at the Saratoga Race Course. I use the word “awesome” in it, and I wonder about that word. My use refers to something that fills one with awe, is “aweContinue reading “That’s me on the TV”

Should I give up on ‘The Passage’ TV show?

I enjoyed reading “The Passage” (as well as “The Twelve” and “The City of Mirrors,” which I wrote about here), and it has been long enough since I read those books that I could approach the new Fox drama with a fresh perspective. But after three episodes, I’m not sure if I need to seeContinue reading “Should I give up on ‘The Passage’ TV show?”

Photos: A hidden narrative in “Person of Interest” featuring my spouse’s artwork

NOTE: If you are a fan of Person of Interest and haven’t seen Season 4 Episode 15 don’t read this because it is probably full of spoilers. It also contains wild speculation that probably has nothing whatsoever to do with the ongoing narrative of the show. Here’s the IMDb description of “Person of Interest” SeasonContinue reading “Photos: A hidden narrative in “Person of Interest” featuring my spouse’s artwork”

Review: Downton Abbey Season 3

[nggallery id=9203] The more things change … well, that’s it, isn’t it? Things do change, no matter how fervently Lord Grantham and fans of “Downton Abbey” may wish otherwise. The third season of the justifiably popular British import, created and written by Julian Fellowes, comes to PBS on Sunday with the first of seven newContinue reading “Review: Downton Abbey Season 3”