Changing Channels
June 2011 Archives

Talk about aging gracefully and with a sense of humor. No one epitomizes that better than the legendary movie and TV actor Abe Vigoda. Vigoda is famous for his role as Sal Tessio in The Godfather, but also starred on […]

I rooted for the Utah Jazz’ great power forward Karl Malone and his team in the late 19990’s, especially when they took on the Chicago Bulls in the NBA Finals. I was a Knicks fan from New York and I […]

They may be movie stars, but the father and daughter tandem of Paul and Mira Sorvino are people too. Mira, in fact, is a bit of a doting daughter these days due to her dad’s diabetes. The pair were on […]

I am not a television executive … nor do I play one on TV. OK, that almost joke aside, am I the only television “analyst” to see that the best fit for Katie Couric isn’t as a talk show host/part-time […]

Why do they even bother? All those dates, all those weeks of deciding who to keep, or who to bounce and The Bachelor and The Bachelorette still come down to one thing: The participants on either ABC show never find […]

At some point a championship-caliber team has to dig deep and see what it is made of. Now is that time for Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat. After crumbling late in game two, on its home court no less, […]

I am comfortable enough with myself on enough levels to write this: Rob Lowe is a handsome man. That gift from God aside, Lowe also happens to be a heckuva actor with film titles like The Outsiders, Wayne’s World, St. […]

It should be rare that I blog about a show twice in three days, but I had to revisit America’s Got Talent after Tuesday’s season premiere. The NBC show didn’t disappoint, with uproariously humorous performances (like the talking bird) and […]

OK, so Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb are tough to watch at times, especially when they are talking all over each other. And is a fourth hour of NBC’s Today Show, even if it’s the most successful morning news/entertainment […]