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September 2012 Archives

‘Homeland’ … Best Show I Have Never Seen

posted by mattaug

Homeland, the Showtime series on terrorism, has alot going for it. It’s coming off a fabulously successful first season and Emmy night, great stars like Claire Daines, Damian Lewis and Mandy Patinkin. It also boasts a pretty strong fan base […]

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Good To See NFL Refs Back In Action

posted by mattaug

The best referees are often the ones you don’t see or hear in a game. That wasn’t true for the beginning of Thursday’s Ravens-Browns game, however, as fans applauded game officials at the beginning of the contest and linebacker Ray […]

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Marlins Awful On TV, On Field

posted by mattaug

I’ll admit I am a New York Yankees fan first and Mets, second, although the second part of that sentence can be really tough to deal with at times. As awful as the Mets have played in the second half […]

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All In The Family: Top Comedy Of All Time

posted by mattaug

Yes, I saw the 20-20/People Magazine special about the best TV programs of all time, and I have to disagree about the choice of best comedy. While the program’s top choice, I Love Lucy, was a great program in its […]

Steve Sabol Helped Change Face Of Football

posted by mattaug

Some people wonder how football got to be America’s most popular sport. Steve Sabol, who died earlier this week, is part of the reason why. Sabol, who passed at age 69 from brain cancer, was responsible, along with his father, […]

John Hancock? More Like John Han-crock

posted by mattaug

I wasn’t going to write a  feature/post over the weekend until I saw, again, a TV ad for John Hancock financial services. The ad features four distinctly different “couples” discussing their investment options in this volatile market. “Let me guess,” […]

Christine Ha’s Remarkable Kitchen Vision

posted by mattaug

Right from the beginning of this season of FOX’s reality cooking show Masterchef Christine Ha pulled at more than just the apron strings. The blind chef tugged at the heart strings as well with her amazing cooking ability and humble […]

Please Don’t … Go On!

posted by mattaug

To be continued? Hopefully not! Oh, go on … or perhaps don’t go on would be better! OK, I got all the puns out of my system, for now. Trouble is, I also got the new Matthew Perry/NBC series “Go […]

Gordon Ramsay For President?

posted by mattaug

Outside of Mitt Romney perhaps one other person can be the job “saver” or creator the United States REALLY needs right now: Gordon Ramsay. Yes, or “yah” as he would say, Ramsay comes off as arrogant, harsh and even cocky […]

Does President ‘Mean’ To Be Mean?

posted by mattaug

  On the day the Democratic National Convention, the DNC, really gets rolling I have to wonder something about the president … does he MEAN to be  mean? I ask this question about Barack Obama because of his willingness, even […]

Are Sports Dead, Or Just Dying?

posted by mattaug

I know, I know the headline above seems dramatic, or maybe overly-dramatic. But the thing is, when you look at sports today they just MAY be dying a slow death or perhaps worse. Start with major league baseball, as several […]

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posted 9:45:41am Dec. 20, 2012 | read full post »

This TV Critic Hopes Twitter Is Here To Stay!
A recent newspaper article that indicated Twitter is some kind of fad that could come and go in the next few years seems kind of sad to me. The great ...

posted 5:04:10pm Dec. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Missing Sammy Davis Jr., Twinkies
I just noticed that the late, great Sammy Davis Jr's birthday, Dec. 8, came and went over the weekend. I miss the talented man, who broke down racial barriers through high great singing, dancing and even acting skills. Yes, even the ...

posted 8:22:23am Dec. 12, 2012 | read full post »

Daymond John Is One Cool 'Shark'
Inspiring people who are role-models are often difficult to come by when it comes to today’s television shows. Programs are often so full of rude, crude ...

posted 1:39:27pm Dec. 10, 2012 | read full post »

On Thin Ice: Are NHL Owners Bargaining In Good Faith With Players?
I'm a strange 'cat', I'll admit it. Just ab0ut completely broke all the time, yet I am as conservative as the day is long. And I always will be. In a similar way, I have always been among the working middle class, or poor, lol, but tend ...

posted 6:23:34pm Dec. 07, 2012 | read full post »

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