Amazon has announced that they are creating a new A League Of Their Own TV series for their Prime streaming service. Not many details have been released, but the show faces tough challenges.
I have spent much of the last three days suffering from a bout of writer’s block. There are several half-written posts in a blog folder on my desktop. They are ideas that I have spent a lot of time on, but ultimately belong to another day. After glancing over at my DVD collection, I started to think about my old cure for writer’s block: Pink Floyd’s Pulse.
March was a busy month for discovering new things. For the first time ever, I watched all nine Best Picture Nominees. Other highlights of March include a fantastic debut record from Philly’s own Queen of Jeans and two great podcasts: Friendly Fire and American History Tellers.
No sport creates stories quite like America’s pastime. The type of action on the diamond and the time between pitches give baseball a unique culture that has engaged fans over three different centuries. There are three baseball documentaries on Netflix that explore vastly different facets of the game.
The essence of Armando Iannucci’s The Death Of Stalin is best captured in one early scene. During a late evening dinner engagement Steve Buscemi and Simon Russell Beale start laughing and chest bumping each other. They are acting like children. They look like frolicking idiots.
If you live on the Northeast Corridor like I do, chances are that you are snowed in today. You have also probably had enough of winter. Whether you are working from home or just kicking back and wondering how long you can procrastinate shoveling all this snow, it never hurts to have a little live music to brighten things up. Here are five YouTube concert videos from bands that will blow you away with their live performances and make your snow day more fun.
A Sopranos movie is in the works. Entitled The Many Saints Of Newark, a screenplay penned by series creator David Chase and writer Lawrence Konner has been picked up by New Line Cinema.