Bob Wilkins, the original host of KTVU’s Creature Features and Captain Cosmic, died yesterday after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  While I can’t remember any specifics of what I watched on Creature Features, I do remember watching it.  It would have been an event for me at that age toContinue Reading

George Carlin passed away yesterday.  It was a bit of a shock, but he’d apparently been having heart troubles for a while now.  It never seemed to slow him down – he’d even just performed in Vegas the prior week. I remember as a kid in the 70s checking outContinue Reading

So the great chess legend Bobby Fischer has died. He was age 64, which is the same number of spaces that are on a chess board (I deliberately say “spaces” instead of “squares” because, if you want to, you can count 204 squares on a chess board.) I found thisContinue Reading

There’s not much more that one can say, except for “YAY!!!” That’s because we get one more new episode of the classic late 70s comedy “To the Manor Born”. Read all about it here. On a similar note, but not with so much enthusiasm, the comedy “Spaced” is currently inContinue Reading

This just in: Star and writer of Spaced, Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz – Simon Pegg – has been hired on to play the young Montgomery “Scotty” Scott in the next Star Trek film. Read more about it here.Continue Reading

I’m embarking on the next chapter of my life, which involves a lot of purging (that’s the problem when you mix two fully stocked households into one…) and one of the most ecological things to do during this period is to donate your excess belongings to a second-hand store ofContinue Reading