The Masked Singer, Group A Semi-Finals: Not That Wild

Wildcards are typically slated to shake things up among a group and even make its members nervous about their places in the competition. This week’s episode of The Masked Singer introduced its first Wildcard and that’s exactly what he did. It remains to be seen how long he will remain in the competition. Joel McHale… Continue reading The Masked Singer, Group A Semi-Finals: Not That Wild

The Masked Singer, Group B Premiere: This is What I Was Waiting For

Season five of The Masked Singer didn’t really start out with a bang. The Group B Premiere did, though. While the costumes were eye-catching and interesting to say the least, it was the level of talent in this group that grabbed my attention. The first performance was explosive, there were a couple of decent performances… Continue reading The Masked Singer, Group B Premiere: This is What I Was Waiting For

The Masked Singer, Season 5 Premiere: Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes

New year, new semi-annual Masked Singer season. The producers must have felt like the show needed some different spice to it, so several changes were announced. There is a wild card and a disruptor in the bunch, also known as Clued-l Doo. Yes, it looks like there is a new host, but I think she… Continue reading The Masked Singer, Season 5 Premiere: Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes

It’s Read Across America Day. The Guest of Honor Has Been Cancelled.

Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday are celebrated every March 2nd.  The day’s purpose is to encourage kids to read and the two events used to coincide with one another (I’ve commemorated the occasion by making a Green Eggs and Ham pizza; recipe is listed below for your reference. I swear I will… Continue reading It’s Read Across America Day. The Guest of Honor Has Been Cancelled.

Trump’s Greatest Hits with a Bonus Track of Derangement

The Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) would like to sell you Donald Trump’s greatest hits that include the #1 hits like fake news and the wall. They’ll include a bonus track of election fraud conspiracy theories just for you if you call within the next five minutes. I don’t want to get sued for any… Continue reading Trump’s Greatest Hits with a Bonus Track of Derangement

Will We Have Two Different Versions of Hollywood in the Future?

It always sucks getting fired from a job. You feel undignified and rightfully scared since your livelihood has been taken from you in a matter of seconds. However, you’re strong, so you pick yourself up to either find another job or change directions altogether, whether it be changing your career or starting your own business.… Continue reading Will We Have Two Different Versions of Hollywood in the Future?

Self-Improvement Sequestration Project Update

I have a confession to make. I haven’t really read all month, whether it be a physical book or audiobook. In fact, I haven’t even thought about blogging or posting in the last couple of weeks. Instead, I’ve been taking my own advice for a little bit while keeping my ear to the ground: practice… Continue reading Self-Improvement Sequestration Project Update

Impeachment 2.0 Conclusion: Where Do We Go from Here?

Today concluded the impeachment trial that included the prosecution and defense’s closing arguments and an about-face for the Senator’s request for calling witnesses. A rather predictable outcome from the Senate to acquit former President Donald Trump came in the late afternoon on Saturday. Some are disgusted with the result and the process and some relieved… Continue reading Impeachment 2.0 Conclusion: Where Do We Go from Here?

Impeachment, The Sequel: Day 3 & 4 – Cable News Talking Points, Whataboutism, and a Moment of Reflection for All

Days three and four of Impeachment 2.0 saw the conclusion of arguments from both the House Impeachment Managers and Trump’s defense team. Democrats continued to reiterate that words have consequences, including the fact that it can cause a deadly insurrection like the one we saw on January 6, 2021, and thus have consequences for our… Continue reading Impeachment, The Sequel: Day 3 & 4 – Cable News Talking Points, Whataboutism, and a Moment of Reflection for All

Day Two of Impeachment 2.0: The Combination of Fact and Emotion Tries to Sway the Jurors

Day two of the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump saw the House Impeachment managers continuing to plead their case that Trump’s rhetoric incited not only the attack on the Capitol, but other events prior to this as well that led up to what happened on January 6, 2021. They used the facts related to… Continue reading Day Two of Impeachment 2.0: The Combination of Fact and Emotion Tries to Sway the Jurors

Second Impeachment of Donald Trump – Day 1: What Did I Just See?

People will say that we are living in unprecedented times ad nauseum these days, whether it be COVID-19 or the Capitol riot. The second impeachment trial of a United States president has been added to that list. Today was part one of the Senate hearings with the conclusion of this part tomorrow (Wednesday, February 10th).… Continue reading Second Impeachment of Donald Trump – Day 1: What Did I Just See?

Memorable and Iconic Super Bowl Ads are Few and Far Between Recently

Bud.wei.ser. Wassup?! It’s a Tide ad. That Mountain Dew commercial with Morgan Freeman and Peter Dinklage. These are some of the most memorable Super Bowl commercials that I can remember from the last twenty years (my concept of time may be off so it could be longer than twenty years). There are plenty of iconic… Continue reading Memorable and Iconic Super Bowl Ads are Few and Far Between Recently

Self-Improvement Sequestration Project: Wisdom from a Humble Jellyfish –A Way to Get in Touch with Nature Without Leaving Your House

Wisdom from a Humble Jellyfish: and Other Self-Care Rituals from Nature by Rani Shah is a quick read (or listen, in my case), but it provides so many helpful tips and affirmations for everyday life. The book parallels the adaptation patterns of various species in nature to tactics that the reader can use for self-care.… Continue reading Self-Improvement Sequestration Project: Wisdom from a Humble Jellyfish –A Way to Get in Touch with Nature Without Leaving Your House

The Elephant in the Room

The losing party in the general election and in the houses of Congress tends to reassess their identities, figure out why they lost and how they can win the majority in the future. This is nothing new in the world of politics and happened in 2008, 2012 and 2020 for the Republicans and in 2016… Continue reading The Elephant in the Room

Self-Improvement Sequestration Project – The Untethered Soul – Prepare for Introspection

Some of the books that people read provide lessons or introspection into their life in one way or another and may even change their lives. The Untethered Soul by Michael Singer is not only one of those books that provides those life lessons, but really makes the reader think about their own thought patterns and… Continue reading Self-Improvement Sequestration Project – The Untethered Soul – Prepare for Introspection