Filed under: Entertainment, Health Care, Humor, Pop Culture, YouTube | Tags: Got Coeliac Disease?, Grocery Store Illnesses, The Ultra Spiritual Life
From the Ultra Spiritual Life, with JP Sears, A chuckle for today.
Filed under: Entertainment, Humor, Music, YouTube | Tags: Celtic Music, Ireland, The Clancy Brothers
And a very happy St. Patrick’s Day to you all.
Do little kids still pinch anyone who isn’t wearing green?
Filed under: Entertainment, Movies, Pop Culture, Television | Tags: "Live Long and Prosper", Leonard Nimoy, Star-Trek
Leonard Nimoy, who we knew and loved as Mr. Spock, pointy-eared and always logical, died today in his Los Angeles home. He was 83.
Filed under: Domestic Policy, Entertainment, Humor, Media Bias, Movies, Music | Tags: Awards For Themselves, Celebrities, Hollywood
In spite of the theme that the most important thing happening in the world yesterday was—the Oscars— viewership was way down. The awards went to movies that no one had seen, and pointedly ignored the really big hits. It was the most political Oscar party in years. But the glitterati of Hollywood can never get enough of red carpets, being photographed and getting awards—which they do with ever increasing frequency.
- The 72nd Golden Globes Awards
- The 25th Screen Actor Guild (SAG) Awards
- The 57th GRAMMIES
- The 87th Academy Awards (Oscars)
- The 69th Tonys
- The People’s Choice Awards
- The Kid’s Choice Awards
- The Webbys
- MTV Movie Awards
- Teen Choice Awards
- MTV Video Music Awards
- The 67th Emmy Awards
Beyond that, there are at least 50 major film festivals, the most notable being Cannes, Sundance, Toronto, Venice and Berlin, but most other major cities have one as well.
Can you spell n-a-r-c-i-s-s-i-s-m?
Filed under: Entertainment, Freedom, Heartwarming, Humor, Military, Music, The United States, United Kingdom | Tags: "Can't Stop the Cavalry", Wish I Could Be Home For Christmas
I’m a sucker for tuba music. This song comes in many versions, this one was made seven years ago for the troops.
Filed under: Entertainment, Freedom, Heartwarming, History, Military, Music, The United States | Tags: A Christmas Concert, A Military Flash Mob, The Air Force Band
Last December, the United States Air Force Band did a surprise performance at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum. I loved this one. Enlarge to full screen, you’ll enjoy it. I’ve never been flash-mobbed, but the people who are there clearly love it.
Filed under: Domestic Policy, Entertainment, Freedom, Humor | Tags: Regional Favorites, Thanksgiving Recipes, Whoopie Pie?
The White House menu for Thanksgiving dinner was published. The usual roast turkey, ham, cornbread stuffing (to each his own), and macaroni and cheese? Is this a common side dish? Macaroni and cheese to me was always a budget dinner, but nothing special.
Cornbread stuffing seems to be a Southern specialty. Had it once, didn’t like it.
They also had six kinds of pie. Six!
Different strokes for different folks.
The New York Times published a list of the “Thanksgiving Recipes Googled in Every State.” The recipes are included, and it is fascinating to see the regional differences. Many look and sound delicious, and many sound just weird. Frog Eye Salad seems to be a favorite among Mormons. You have Dirt Pudding, Hot Brown, Ooey Gooey Bars, Pernil, and Cherry Yum Yum. Great fun and some of them really sound good.