Hollywood’s Future Comeback
As in years past, Hollywood has dealt with various types of disruption. Sagging economies, World War II, and now a pandemic. One of our most resilient and determined industries, The Movies, will survive. And once again, find a way to thrive and prosper.
9/11--20 Years Later
With the 20-year commemoration of the 2001 Terrorist Attacks upon us, I’d rather focus on the national strides we’ve made as a whole. Instead of dwelling on the falling skies of the newborn 20s, I’d rather incorporate an optimistic outlook. That includes going forward.
The Secret Sauce of Our Favorite Independent Films
Every decade has its list of favorite and fantastic independent movies. As fans, we marvel at the filmmakers who seem to get optimum mileage out of their efforts.
Birth of the Summer Blockbuster
Since the birth of the movies as an American pastime, Hollywood had always enjoyed a spike in summer business. The studio game plan was to release a variety of films to satisfy their vast and growing audience.
Quarterbacks, Racism, and Talking Heads
“Very few people can evaluate quarterbacks and even fewer can coach them.” — Bill Walsh On the cusp of the 2021 NFL Draft, the quarterback position remains front and center. The coveted white whale of pro football. Elite and Franchise are the terms associated with the top collegiate quarterbacks entering the draft. Do these prospects have the tools to lead their team to the Super Bowl?
Is It Time to Change Youth Football?
Over the last half-century, the popularity of American football has exploded. These days, the sport appears to have replaced baseball as the country’s favorite pastime.
AC/DC’s “Back In Black”: For Bon Scott, or by Bon Scott?
The collaboration between Bon Scott and AC/DC on their epic album, “Back In Black”, remains an intriguing riddle. Still unclear and unsolved to this day. How much did Bon Scott inspire this iconic, heavy metal monster? Not from the grave, but before it — as a rock and roll songwriter.
Hail to the Red Wolves?
Over the fallout and fast-track of a name change, I began corresponding with Washington football fans. I was curious to hear how they felt about the situation and their solutions.