Seinfeld: Season 5

Previous seasons Episode 1: “The Mango” (65th episode overall) Original air date: September 16, 1993 Plot: Elaine never had an orgasm with Jerry. Characters Introduced: Veralyn Jones as Renee Guest Stars/Notable Characters: Lisa Edelstein as Karen Recurring gags: “It moved!” “I’m back baby, I’m back!” Foods eaten: A flat Coke with no ice. A subpar…

2021 Books

The 99% Invisible City: A Field Guide to the Hidden World of Everyday Design by Roman Mars – B An interesting look into what makes a city work. Lots of good trivia bits. A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles – A- I really liked the turns of phrases he uses to paint a picture.…

2021 Streaming Movies & TV

A Secret Love – A- These two women were in a league of their own Allen v. Farrow – A- Yeah, he did it. No doubt Another Round – A- Friends decide to test the theory that the most productive people maintain a 0.05% blood alcohol level at all times. Big Sky – C+ After…

Seinfeld: Season 4

Previous seasons Episode 1: “The Trip (part 1)” (41st episode overall) Original air date: August 12, 1992 Plot: Jerry and George head to L.A. to track down Kramer who is a suspect in a series of murders (yes, that is the actual plot). Characters Introduced: Ruth the cashier at Monk’s Guest Stars/Notable Characters: Corbin Bersen…

Glass Houses – Billy Joel

Jason: I have been looking forward to this one for over a year. Brad: I bet you have! I’m surprised by how much I enjoyed this album. It reminds me of Elvis Costello. Jason: Interesting. This isn’t my favorite Billy Joel album, that’d be Turnstiles, but this is a pretty good one. There are a…

2013 in Films

Movie Star Rating (0-5) Quick Review 12 Years A Slave **** Yep, slavery sucked. 42 *** A bit formulaic but worth a watch. American Hustle **** The 70s were gross & this movie felt really long. Oscars all around. Before Midnight ****1/2 The characters and the films get better with age. Blue Jasmine **** Cate…

2014 in Films

August: Osage County – (B+) – The play is better but this was phenomenally acted. It’s not uplifting at all. Big Eyes – (C+) – I liked the performances and every scene looked like a painting but overall it wasn’t that great. Plus, those paintings are shitty. Birdman – (B+) – Made to look like one…

2015 in Films

Below are a list of all the films I saw in 2015. Each title is a link to its IMDb.com page for trailers, info and more. American Sniper – (A-) – Technically a 2014 film but we saw it in Jan ‘15. Cooper did a great job of playing a very controversial guy. It deserved…

Every Depeche Mode Song…ranked!

Q: Why Depeche Mode? A: DM is my all-time favorite band.  Electronic pioneers that have influenced bands like Nine Inch Nails, The Killers, Muse, Marilyn Manson and The Deftones among many others. … Source: Every Depeche Mode Song…ranked!