Monthly Archives: February 2011

Oscar picks

          “Hey, who you like at the Oscars this week?” “I got ‘The King’s Speech’ by three awards over ‘The Social Network.’ “ There’s no NFL nowadays, so you gotta have some kind of big deal to wager on. And the … Continue reading

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They’re never really gone

        Ronald Reagan was our greatest president. Really. If you believe a Gallup Poll released on President’s Day, 19% polled said the Gipper was numero uno. Abraham Lincoln placed second. Really. Poor Abe, done in by an actor again. Who … Continue reading

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Affection for affliction

   Momentum is everything going into the Oscars, and this year Big Mo has been with one picture since the nominations were announced. “The King’s Speech” — about King George the 6th’s stuttering problem has struck the proper chord as … Continue reading

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CPAC conflab

      Donald Trump thought he made the biggest splash at the CPAC convention of Reaganphiles.  Turns out that distinction went to the rotund New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who landed the biggest belly flop in the Goldwater gene pool. Trump … Continue reading

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Rom-coms

      Unlike the day after Christmas, not much is ever made of the day after Valentine’s Day as to whether gifts are returned —- and relationships are suddenly in jeopardy. What is the Valentine’s Day equivalent to a lump of … Continue reading

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Crisis control

          The cable news channels, and Fox, had to curb coverage of Lindsay Lohan and that shirtless congressman who resigned and turn their attention to the crisis in Egypt and President Hosni Mubarak not stepping down. Fox had to wait … Continue reading

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Dude, where’s my shirt?

       No shoes, no shirt, no Congressional service: Here we go again. A New York Republican Congressman resigned on Wednesday after allegedly (even though there’s video) sending a shirtless photo of himself to a woman who wasn’t his wife. Coming this … Continue reading

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Party at the White House man cave

         The ratings are in. As many as 111 million people watched Super Bowl 45 on Sunday. The talk is not so much about the game anymore as it is about the Super Bowl ads or Christina Aguilera’s flubbing of … Continue reading

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Leader of the Pack

       In case you haven’t heard for the 100th time, the Lombardi Trophy is back home in Titletown. The Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl 45 on Sunday and props should be given to Packers QB … Continue reading

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Reaganphiles

         Will the next Ronald Reagan please man-up? Sure, there’s the Super Bowl this week and the uprising in the Middle East, but Sunday is the 100th anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s birth. And all of conservative world is feeling tingly … Continue reading

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