Dual Survivor

Dual Survivor

My Adirondack summer camp counselors thought the world of my older brother. On over-night hikes, he always volunteered to carry the heaviest pack and had the stamina to set the pace for the rest of us. No trail was too rough for him, and when it disappeared into a...
If Loving You is Wrong

If Loving You is Wrong

Today, Luther Ingram isn’t exactly a household name, but in the early 1970s he lit up the music world with a #1 R&B Billboard Hit, “If Loving You is Wrong.” In its day, the lyrics were quite risqué as Ingram portrayed a married man carrying out an illicit affair...
Cooks vs. Cons

Cooks vs. Cons

At a time when real news is positioned as “fake news” (and vice-versa), how apropos the title for this cooking contest show, “Cooks vs Cons.” But don’t let the title fool you… the “cons” in the show are a very talented group of everyday, amateur home chefs posing as...
TLC’s Not Crying About It’s OutDaughtered Ratings

TLC’s Not Crying About It’s OutDaughtered Ratings

Advances in reproductive science are not without their unintended consequences. One need look no further than my own village’s school district, which averages about 100 students per grade. A few years ago, one particular grade had something like five sets of twins. A...
Align Your Brand With The Hottest Events on TV this August

Align Your Brand With The Hottest Events on TV this August

From zombie apocalypse thrillers like The Walking Dead to the drama-filled reality TV shows like The Real Housewives of OC, from the latest news to the most live sports like the NFL, NBA and NHL, Americans love TV, and spend more time watching TV than with any other...
AMC’s Ride with Norman Reedus Just Getting Revved Up

AMC’s Ride with Norman Reedus Just Getting Revved Up

What does a network do with a wildly popular actor on the most successful series in the history of ad-supported cable TV? Well… you take what he really likes to do and then you “line-extend” him into his very own show. The actor is Norman Reedus, who has morphed into...