Changing Channels
July 2012 Archives

Perhaps it was trying to avoid the hassle of dealing with London traffic? Or maybe an awkward foray into American politics by not bumping into either The Romneys or Michelle Obama? Whatever the reason, a strange looking craft appeared to …Read More

Sports fans, and even non-sports fans somehow get caught up in the majesty of the Olympics every four years. It just happens. Actually, standout athletes like LeBron James, coming off his first NBA title, and swimming greats like Michael Phelps …Read More

As my anti-Archie Bunker, I learned alot from watching Sherman Hemsley play George Jefferson on The Jeffersons. Jefferson, as Archie used to call him, MORE than held his own when dealing with the racist Bunker. Although a bit anti-white himself, …Read More

It seems to me ‘Bachelorette’ winner Jef Holm went from being a top-5 candidate to ‘win’ the reality show by doing one thing in particular: Being the nicest guy in the world. The approach worked, as Holm won the heart …Read More

OK, so Tiger Woods crumbled with a final-round 75 Sunday at the British  Open. One of golf’s all-time greats still had a strong four-day run to finish tied for third and his game is still solid overall. Although Tiger had …Read More

They are arguably the nicest and most accessible of the professional sports stars. But are NHL players also the coolest of the four major sports? Some of the world’s most beautiful women certainly think so, including pop music sensation Carrie …Read More

NBC was wise to take over Versus and turn it into the NBC Sports Network. Just as it made a smart decision to give sportscaster Bob Costas a sports-talk show. The Long Island native known more for putting down his …Read More

He has two arrests and a no contest on his “checkered” resume. He had a too-well reported on “ahem” operation to have something removed off a body part I will not mention. Mike “Boogie” Malin should not be anywhere NEAR …Read More

From coast to coast and all points in between Andy Griffith was indeed America’s sherriff. Using measures of love, compassion and humor with those around him Griffith made Mayberry, Nc come to life. It’s cool for me to see the …Read More