2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) Playoffs

2015 Major League Baseball (MLB) Playoffs

After a long, hot slog of a season in which thirty Major League Baseball teams play in a combined total of 2,430 games from April through September, the real fun begins with the Fall Baseball Playoffs on cable. Which is not to dismiss the regular baseball season...
Tosh.0

Tosh.0

  I thought of Mad Magazine the moment I caught a few minutes of Comedy Central’s hit series, “Tosh.0”. In its heyday, Mad Magazine entertained quite a few young kids (mostly boys, I think) – not to mention teenagers and young adults at...
Yukon Men

Yukon Men

Having a (serious) inclination for warm weather (the warmer the better), I get the chills just thinking about “Yukon Men” – Discovery Channel’s “brawny man” reality series set in the frozen village of Tanana, Alaska, where 250...
Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

A very good friend of mine was the original research “guy” at Food Network way back in 1994 and he used to grouse about how bad the ratings were, save for one program hosted by some chef by the name of Emeril Lagasse. Pressured to come up with ways of...