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  • As to Ron Powell’s Post About BindleSnitch

    As to Ron Powell’s Post About BindleSnitch

    Jonathan Wolfman
    I will do whatever I might do to help; I believe others will, too.
  • Book Cover  “Eliminationist” German anti-Semitism, Citizen-Killers

    Book Cover “Eliminationist” German anti-Semitism, Citizen-Killers

    Jonathan Wolfman
    The S.S. never needed to act alone.
  • And Another – Elementary!

    And Another – Elementary!

    Jonathan Wolfman
    All of the stories are worth reading.
  • Another Title   “The Historical Jesus”

    Another Title “The Historical Jesus”

    Jonathan Wolfman
    Bringing together many disciplines....
  • Book Covers-The Harvard Classics & How I Got Them–Animal Cruelty

    Book Covers-The Harvard Classics & How I Got Them–Animal Cruelty

    Jonathan Wolfman
    Those howls stay with me.
  • Book Covers-My Perry Mason Collection

    Book Covers-My Perry Mason Collection

    Jonathan Wolfman
    ...just a few of the original covers....I still re-read them....
  • Book Cover–All-Time Favorite History, from a Player of the Drama

    Book Cover–All-Time Favorite History, from a Player of the Drama

    Jonathan Wolfman
    Riveting.
  • A New Book Cover — Reading Now

    A New Book Cover — Reading Now

    Jonathan Wolfman
    Dense, beautiful poetic- prose--
  • One More Book Cover  -Dos Passos,  USA  (Among My All-Time Faves)

    One More Book Cover -Dos Passos, USA (Among My All-Time Faves)

    Jonathan Wolfman
    Perhaps the most prescient novel of the early 20th Century.
  • Another Book Cover   –  Faulkner

    Another Book Cover – Faulkner

    Jonathan Wolfman
    I hope you'll love this as I have for fifty years.
  • My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers – Day 4

    My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers – Day 4

    Jonathan Wolfman
    Book Cover Challenge
  • My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers – Day 3

    My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers – Day 3

    Jonathan Wolfman
    A Report on the Banality of Evil
  • My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers – Day 2

    My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers – Day 2

    Jonathan Wolfman
    For Readers!
  • My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers

    My Four-Day Book-Cover Challenge to BindleSnitch Writers

    Jonathan Wolfman
    Today I Nominate....
  • Audio: Passionate Justice – Lit-Snips: The Poetry of Walt Worden

    Audio: Passionate Justice – Lit-Snips: The Poetry of Walt Worden

    Jonathan Wolfman
    A Hudson Valley Poet
  • Why I Don’t Write Erotica

    Why I Don’t Write Erotica

    Jonathan Wolfman
    and that's why i invented....
  • Bad Ending for “Crocodile Dundee”

    Bad Ending for “Crocodile Dundee”

    Abe Penziner
    Interest in the Crocodile Dundee franchise has been reignited by the strong reaction to a bizarre series of Tourism Australia commercials that first appeared during the 2018 Superbowl broadcast....but what happened to the "real" Crocodile Dundee?
  • A Star is Born Experience: New Wine in an Old Bottle

    A Star is Born Experience: New Wine in an Old Bottle

    Alan M. Milner
    We went to see A Star is Born on its opening weekend and my summary description of the film is that several stars were born in the making of that film, with Oscar whispers already starting for the film, Bradley …
  • Kaley Cuoco Hints at ‘Big Bang’ Spinoff

    Kaley Cuoco Hints at ‘Big Bang’ Spinoff

    Linda Draco
    As the cast and fans of the Big Bang Theory prepare for its last season, actress Kaley Cuoco has hinted that this may not be her last season portraying  Penny Hofstetter. With season 12 beginning tonight on CBS, Cuoco, speaking to Extra, explained …
  • Ashley Judd Sues Harvey Weinstein For ‘Blacklisting’ Her

    Ashley Judd Sues Harvey Weinstein For ‘Blacklisting’ Her

    Mark Campbell
    Ashley Judd is suing Harvey Weinstein for allegedly torpedoing her career by spreading “false and malicious statements” regarding her “professionalism as an actor,” according to a complaint filed in Los Angeles on Monday.
  • Review: ‘The Post’ Tells It Like It Was in 1971

    Review: ‘The Post’ Tells It Like It Was in 1971

    Alan M. Milner
    'The Post', the new film by Steven Spielberg, covers the events during a three week period in 1971 when freedom of the press in the United States hung in the balance over the publication of the Pentagon Papers.
  • YouTube Star Logan Paul Faces Backlash Over Recent Video

    YouTube Star Logan Paul Faces Backlash Over Recent Video

    Mark Campbell
    YouTube celebrity Logan Paul put out a disturbing video over the weekend in which he filmed himself with a corpse in Japan’s infamous “suicide forest.' The video has since been removed by YouTube.
  • Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Imported from China

    Bob Dylan’s Lyrics Imported from China

    Alan M. Milner
    In 2014, as if anticipating his Nobel Prize for Literature by two years, Bob Dylan published what he considers the authoritative version of his lyrics from 1961 to 2012, appropriately called The Lyrics, in which the original versions of the lyrics …
  • Capsule Reviews: Arrival, Doctor Strange, Shooter, Star Wars VII

    Capsule Reviews: Arrival, Doctor Strange, Shooter, Star Wars VII

    Alan M. Milner
    Arrival, which should be re-titled "Dead on Arrival," is one of the most boring alien invasion-time travel paradox films I've ever seen. Decent acting, really juvenile direction, terrible script (calling it a script makes me gag a little) and an …
  • Some Things to Think About While Watching the Oscars

    Some Things to Think About While Watching the Oscars

    Alan M. Milner
    The problem with people  who make pronouncements about discrimination in Hollywood is that Hollywood isn’t a monolith.  That’s the myth.  The reality is that the film industry is no longer headquartered in Hollywood….or anywhere else for that matter. Motion picture …
  • Pete Seeger, Folk Music Legend, Dies at 94

    Pete Seeger, Folk Music Legend, Dies at 94

    Alan M. Milner
    Pete Seeger, the banjo-picking folk music legend, passed away at 94 on January 27th, one of the last remaining remnants of the folk music revival movement that led circuitously from early 20th century rough-cut folk singers to the fit and …
  • Movies: Concussion, SWVII, Hateful 8

    Movies: Concussion, SWVII, Hateful 8

    Alan M. Milner
    We’ve been going to the movies a lot more lately, searching for something of value. The pickings have been rather slim. Here are some picks from the litter, some good, some not so much. Concussion One surprise was Will Smith’s …
  • Odom Reportedly Out of Coma

    Odom Reportedly Out of Coma

    Mark Campbell
    After being in a coma for four days, former NBA star Lamar Odom’s health has continued to improve since he awoke late yesterday, however, he still remains hospitalized in the ICU. Multiple news reports on Saturday indicated that Odom, for the …
  • Lamar Odom Found Unconscious

    Lamar Odom Found Unconscious

    Mark Campbell
    Lamar Odom, a former NBA player who became a hit reality television star after marrying Khloe Kardashian, was hospitalized Tuesday after he was found unconscious at a Nevada brothel. The 35-year-old, who won two championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, had been …
  • Randy Quaid Arrested at VT Border

    Randy Quaid Arrested at VT Border

    Mark Campbell
    Actor Randy Quaid was arrested Friday evening while he was attempting to cross the border into the United States from Canada, Vermont State Police said. The Independence Day actor was stopped by troopers at the Highgate Springs port of entry …
  • Disneyland Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Disneyland Celebrates 60th Anniversary

    Mark Campbell
    It was 60 years ago on July 17th that Disneyland opened up its gates to the public for the very first time. The iconic theme park in Anaheim, California has been celebrating its 60th anniversary with a nostalgia-soaked diamond jubilee …
  • Rumors Say George Clooney Marriage is in Jeopardy

    Rumors Say George Clooney Marriage is in Jeopardy

    Mark Campbell
    The less than one-year old marriage between actor George Clooney and civil rights attorney Amal Alamuddin is in jeopardy… or so it seems. Rumors are flying that Clooney, 54, who has been married to Alamuddin since September of last year, is apparently fed …
  • ‘Lyfe’ is  Self-Conscious and Spellbinding at Lincoln Center

    ‘Lyfe’ is Self-Conscious and Spellbinding at Lincoln Center

    Mark Campbell
    Lyfe, a self-conscious and spellbinding collaboration between concept designer and filmmaker Alex Reeves, and Glass Ghost, a three-piece indie band from Brooklyn signed to the Austin-based Western Vinyl label, turned the David Rubenstein Atrium at New York's Lincoln Center for …
  • Meet the New Caitlyn Jenner

    Meet the New Caitlyn Jenner

    Mark Campbell
    So long Bruce…hello Caitlyn!  The 65-year-old athlete, father and ex-husband to reality tv star Kris Jenner, made her debut as Caitlyn Jenner on the cover of July’s issue of Vanity Fair magazine, which is already available online. In April of …
  • Blues Legend BB King Dead at 89

    Blues Legend BB King Dead at 89

    Mark Campbell
    BB King, whose hits include the likes of  Thrill is Gone, died in his sleep at his Las Vegas home on Thursday according to his website. He was 89. Many fellow musicians took to social media to express their condolences …
  • TV Networks to Make Changes to Fall 2015-2016 Lineup

    TV Networks to Make Changes to Fall 2015-2016 Lineup

    Mark Campbell
    Beware television lovers because in a matter of weeks the five major networks (ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and the CW) will be cancelling dozens of shows that were not able to meet ratings expectations. Online sources have compiled a list of …
  • Fifty Shades of Grey Sequel to Be More of a Thriller

    Fifty Shades of Grey Sequel to Be More of a Thriller

    Mark Campbell
    The upcoming sequel to the February, 2015 erotic film, Fifty Shades of Grey, will most likely be a thriller, according to Universal Pictures chairman, Donna Langley. Fifty Shades Darker, the second installment of the Grey saga, will be written by Niall Leonard who …
  • Remembering the Life and Legacy of Selena 20 Years Later

    Remembering the Life and Legacy of Selena 20 Years Later

    Mark Campbell
    Twenty years after Selena’s tragic death, fans will get a chance to honor the late singer’s legacy by attending a series of festivities that are scheduled to take place beginning April 17th.  At first, Selena’s father, Abraham Quintanilla III, had some …
  • HBO Airs Documentary on Designer Drug Traffic Tonight

    HBO Airs Documentary on Designer Drug Traffic Tonight

    Alan M. Milner
    The world of synthetic drugs thrives off of accessibility and false advertising. While products are billed as “natural,” they are anything but. Chemical analyses have revealed that synthetic drugs do not contain dried plant material like their labels would suggest, …
  • Joni Mitchell in Good Spirits at Los Angeles Hospital

    Joni Mitchell in Good Spirits at Los Angeles Hospital

    Alan M. Milner
    Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was hospitalized Tuesday, her official website confirmed. When asked for information regarding Mitchell, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said that about 2:30 p.m., a person in the 600 block of Funchal Road was taken to an …
  • WrestleMania 31 Cashes in With Excitement

    WrestleMania 31 Cashes in With Excitement

    Mark Campbell
    On Sunday, the WWE hosted its 31st WrestleMania, and the event did not disappoint in both entertainment and feats of athleticism. There was also a shocking finish as Seth Rollins cashed in his “Money in the Bank” contract to win …
  • WWE to Induct Fan to Hall of Fame

    WWE to Induct Fan to Hall of Fame

    Mark Campbell
    When the first bell rings the gladiators in the ring will commence in battle, as heroes and villains clash at WWE’s most celebrated event, WrestleMania. The day before the event, the company will honor its past with its annual Hall …
  • Madonna Takes a Spill at 2015 Brit Awards Bash in London

    Madonna Takes a Spill at 2015 Brit Awards Bash in London

    Mark Campbell
    The 2015 Brit Awards on February 25th will be unforgettable for American pop star Madonna, who took a bad spill onstage while performing her hit single “Living for Love” for a live audience.  The fall from the stage at the 02 Arena in …
  • DANCING WITH THE STARS marks 10th Anniversary with ABC

    DANCING WITH THE STARS marks 10th Anniversary with ABC

    Mark Campbell
    Get ready to break out those dancing shoes because ABC’s hit reality television show Dancing with the Stars is set to return March 16th, just in time to celebrate its’ 10th anniversary with ABC. Just recently, ABC revealed the 10th …
  • J.K. Simmons, “Birdman”, Julianne Moore, Nab Oscars’

    J.K. Simmons, “Birdman”, Julianne Moore, Nab Oscars’

    Mark Campbell
    It was another spectacular evening at 87th annual Academy Awards, especially for J.K. Simmons, the native Detroiter,who took home his first Oscar as best supporting actor for his role as a sinister music teacher in the film Whiplash. Rather than …
  • John Travolta and Clint Eastwood: Creeper Zone vs Cool

    John Travolta and Clint Eastwood: Creeper Zone vs Cool

    Mark Campbell
    The Twitter world blew up last night with blasts about John Travolta descending into the dreaded creeper zone. In contrast, Clint Eastwood remains the icon of cool. Both aging celebrities remain in the public eye. Eastwood’s enduring coolness provides a …
  • Move Over E-Readers, Make Room for Paper Books

    Move Over E-Readers, Make Room for Paper Books

    Mark Campbell
    Back in 2007, when the first e-reader, the Kindle, was released, a new debate started— paper or electronic? Before e-books, bookstores across the country used to sell only paper books. Their bookshelves were filled with hard covers and paperbacks, divided …
  • Sam Smith, Eminem and Beck Snag Big Wins at Grammys

    Sam Smith, Eminem and Beck Snag Big Wins at Grammys

    Mark Campbell
    This year’s 57th annual star-studded Grammy awards ceremony turned out to be a huge success for British soul singer, Sam Smith, local Detroit rap artist, Marshall Bruce Mathers III (the rapper also known as Eminem)R&B and Beyoncé, among other musical artists who …
  • Gotham Recap – The Scarecrow (Episode 15)

    Gotham Recap – The Scarecrow (Episode 15)

    Mark Campbell
    In the latest installment of the Gotham series, a future villain is born in this episode showing his origins, Fish Mooney finds herself in a dark situation, Bruce Wayne is attempting to do tasks on his own, and the Penguin …
  • Gotham Recap – The Fearsome Dr. Crane (Episode 14)

    Gotham Recap – The Fearsome Dr. Crane (Episode 14)

    Mark Campbell
    Last night’s episode of Gotham on FOX introduced a new villain into the show, while the show’s most popular villain, the Penguin, found himself looking death right in the eye. The episode began with a man strapped into a chair, being …
  • Val Kilmer Hospitalized With Potentially Deadly Tumor

    Val Kilmer Hospitalized With Potentially Deadly Tumor

    Alan M. Milner
    Val Kilmer, the once upon a time matinée idol and veteran scene stealer who nearly stole Top Gun from Tom Cruise, is facing another health crisis, and this time the outcome could be fatal for the devout Christian Scientist actor. …
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown Found Unresponsive in Bathtub Accident

    Bobbi Kristina Brown Found Unresponsive in Bathtub Accident

    Mark Campbell
    Bobbi Kristina Brown, the only daughter of late singer Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, was found face down in her bathtub at her Atlanta, Georgia home on Saturday morning. According to police, Brown’s husband, Nick Gordon, and a mutual friend …
  • Fifty Shades May Not Be So Crazy

    Fifty Shades May Not Be So Crazy

    Mark Campbell
    Hot, sexy, dangerous and … controversial. Fifty Shades of Grey, the bestselling novel by E L James, has been turning heads since it was first released in May of 2011. The story revolves around a young literature student, Anastasia Steele, …
  • Gotham Recap – Welcome Back, Jim Gordon (Episode 13)

    Gotham Recap – Welcome Back, Jim Gordon (Episode 13)

    Mark Campbell
    Last night’s episode of Gotham saw some major happenings for many of the show’s main characters. Detective Gordon continues to do things his way regardless of who he may offend. In this most recent episode his true colors show through …
  • Gods & Kings – Oy Gevalt! This Exodus Really Misses the Mark

    Gods & Kings – Oy Gevalt! This Exodus Really Misses the Mark

    Alan M. Milner
    Film reviewers who do not get invited to pre-screenings for critics have to guard themselves carefully to avoid becoming contaminated by others' opinions about the films they are about to review, but that is well nigh impossible these days, with …
  • Stone Poetry by Algis Kemezys

    Stone Poetry by Algis Kemezys

    Alan M. Milner
    Algis Kemezys is one of those rare human beings who creates new things out of old cloth.  A multimedia artist originally from Canada, Kemezys – on very little money – travels around the world recording both vanishing worlds before they …
  • Amateur Pianists Meetups

    Amateur Pianists Meetups

    Nick Ng
    San Diego, CA – You don’t need to be on America’s Got Talent to show off your musical skills. You can probably find a local Meetup group that share your love of music with like-minded and talented musicians from different backgrounds …
  • ‘State of Affairs’ Flops

    ‘State of Affairs’ Flops

    Alan M. Milner
    Katherine Heigl returned to network television last night in the 10 p.m. time slot with her new vehicle, State of Affairs, in which Heigl (also listed as an executive producer) is terribly miscast as a top CIA operative, Charlie Tucker, who …
  • Interstellar Isn’t Stellar

    Interstellar Isn’t Stellar

    Alan M. Milner
    Christopher Nolan’s combination disaster epic – time travel conundrum – intergalactic adventure science fiction film, Interstellar,  earned $52 million during its first weekend in release. If Nolan was a real mensch, he would give that money back, because the film …
  • Miley Cyrus, Revisited

    Miley Cyrus, Revisited

    Alan M. Milner
    It might seem a little premature to revisit the career of a 21 year-old singer, but Miley Cyrus deserves that consideration, because she’s more than she seems. Serious music critics have steered clear of Miley Cyrus long enough, because this …






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