Staff Favorites: Christmas Movies

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… when my guilty pleasure of watching my favorite Christmas movies over and over actually passes as normal behavior.  What is it about certain Christmas movies that creates such devotion among viewers?  I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve watched It’s a Wonderful Life all the way through.…

Grammy Awards Preview

With so much focus on movie award shows this time of year, it seems like the annual Grammy Awards often get lost in the shuffle.  The music industry will hand out its highest honors this Sunday, February 12th in a ceremony that airs live at 7:00 p.m. on CBS.  The affable James Corden will serve…

75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

Today marks the 75th anniversary of the devastating surprise attack on the U.S. Naval Base at Pearl Harbor by the Imperial Japanese Navy, which led directly to the entry of the United States into World War II.  As prophesized all those years ago by President Franklin Roosevelt, December 7, 1941 remains a date that lives…

Great New Legal Dramas

I am a huge fan of television legal dramas, and am still mourning the fact that “The Good Wife,” one of my all-time favorite television series, has concluded its run after seven great seasons of epic courtroom battles, office intrigue and politicians run amok.  Alicia Florrick, high-powered attorney and wife of the disgraced Governor of…

Tony Awards Recap

As a huge fan of Broadway musicals, I eagerly look forward to the annual Tony Awards telecast, which is always chock-full of performances from the most popular shows in New York.  This year’s show, which aired Sunday night, was no exception.  James Corden proved an amiable host of the show, adding several fun bits which…