Love, Lights, Hallmark

Love, Lights, Hallmark

The Christmas season upon us, signifies the arrival of the Hallmark Christmas movie. For years, we’ve marveled how one plot, one story line, can produce dozens of movies and somehow keep us glued to the TV, the whole way. You might say the hustle-bustle of the holiday season makes it difficult to sit down and… Read More »

Is This Anything?

Is This Anything?

In the introduction of his new book, which chronicles 45 years of his developed material, Jerry Seinfeld poses the question, often asked by one comedian to another, “Is this anything?” Ideas that come from nowhere and mean nothing until a fellow comedian or a positive response from adoring fans confirm that it is, indeed, something.… Read More »

Show Me the Funny

Show Me the Funny

While listening to a recent podcast of Conan O’Brien, the discussion revolved around how musicians secretly want to be comedians and comedians want to be big-time rock stars. Songwriters seem to be serious thinking people, always taking on serious topics, bringing out heavy emotions through melody and various elements of the music. It would absolutely… Read More »