Disney has high hopes for its new movie, “The BFG,” which will open this Friday. It is a … Continue reading The BFG: Book Yes, Movie No
A great big war-of-the-worlds studio release got smoked last weekend by a little fish. Both movies were sequels, of course … Continue reading Movie Monday: Independence Day: Resurgence
I am happy to report that I am in for some money that I never expected to see. Yes, it’s … Continue reading iBooks Settlement — I Win!
“I don’t care what you think unless it is about me.” ― Kurt Cobain Several years ago, in a season … Continue reading Get Over Yourself
Here’s a Dior number from the spring 2016 collection. It’s cute, and it was priced around $4,400. The striking thing, … Continue reading Itty Bitty Expensive Bags
Last summer I argued for better sunscreens. FDA approval of such products had been seen as imminent for many years. … Continue reading Better Sunscreen — When?
An amusing bit from, “IS INVESTING ACTUALLY AS EASY AS A-TO-Z?, published May 9 in the Wall Street Journal. The … Continue reading The Most Favored Letter
Nobody will confuse this movie with “Citizen Kane,” but it’s good-natured and just what audiences have come to expect. It … Continue reading Movie Monday: Central Intelligence
Benjamin Franklin was possibly the most resourceful of our founders. Born the son of a candle-maker, with almost no education, … Continue reading Fathers and Sons: Benjamin Franklin
Last summer I argued for better sunscreens. FDA approval of such products had been seen as imminent for many years. … Continue reading Sunscreen Update