Daily Archives: May 14, 2019

R.I.P. Actress Peggy Lipton

Actress Peggy Lipton, star of ‘The Mod Squad’ and ‘Twin Peaks,’ dies at 72 Actress and former model Peggy Lipton, who rose to stardom in the late 1960s on the counterculture police series “The Mod Squad” and later starred on … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actor Tim Conway

Tim Conway, Star of The Carol Burnett Show, Dies at 85 At a 2013 event promoting his memoir, What’s So Funny? My Hilarious Life, Burnett, now 86, painted her collaborator as an on-set prankster. “Tim’s goal in life was to … Continue reading

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Receptor: A Must-Read

Receptor by Alan Glynn Most of you have probably not heard of a brilliant novel called The Dark Fields. Until it was rebranded to the title of its movie adaptation: Limitless. (My opinion of that.) It was thought that the … Continue reading

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The Optimism Of 1856

Andrew Jackson Davis, writing in 1856: I was at an Apple Store using an iPad Mini 5 and test-displaying three Google Books PDFs by him. I fell across that by accident. It’s from The Penetralia: Being Harmonial Answers to Important … Continue reading

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Alex Trebek Talks About His Pancreatic Cancer

“Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek on his cancer diagnosis Previously here: Jeopardy! Host Alex Trebek Has Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer “The Lion Of The Abdomen”

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2020 Is Coming. Be An Ant. Not A Grasshopper.

I warned people about 2008. January 1, 2008: And Now A Word About Our Future… Though I wasn’t paying close attention to things, I had the sense the year would result in catastrophe. It did. What frustrates me is that … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Actress Doris Day

Beneath wholesome image, Doris Day was an actor of depth In reality, Day was one of the most natural born movie stars ever to grace the screen, beloved by co-stars and directors for her raw gift, honesty and charisma. Director … Continue reading

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