VMAs Rock the Stage

VMAs Rock the Stage

The 2016 MTV Video Music Awards You can count on one hand the number of shows that are inextricably linked to a piece of statuary – and one of them is MTV’s annual extravaganza event: the Video Music Award (better known by its initials, the VMAs), which aired on...
Halt and Catch Fire is Up to Code

Halt and Catch Fire is Up to Code

A few years ago I worked alongside several heavy-duty computer code writers. (Not that I wrote code myself, which would have been an unmitigated disaster.) It often took me quite a while to understand what they were saying and to catch the drift of their meaning given...
2016 College Football – Are you ready?!

2016 College Football – Are you ready?!

2016 College Football It usually happens sometime around mid-August – at least here in the northeast. All of a sudden you’ll catch a glimpse of a maple or an oak with just a patch of color. And then you’ll notice a slight chill in the morning air and darkness...
Guy Fieri The Secret Sauce to “Guy’s Grocery Games”

Guy Fieri The Secret Sauce to “Guy’s Grocery Games”

A good friend of mine was the first ad sales researcher at Food Network way back in the mid-1990s, 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...