Thank You Wil Wheaton

This is less a review, but more a thank you letter from one Geek Dad to another. I’m a father of 5 wonderful children ages 10-16, and we used to have a weekly family game night.  We got bored of the same old, bland games…until now. Thank you Wil Wheaton for giving my family so much joy. The countless hours of father-son and father-daughter time you’ve inspired is priceless. You’ve…

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Grey’s Anatomy Was a Good Show at One Time…Seriously

Ah, Grey’s Anatomy. Back in 2005, I gave Grey’s a chance; mainly because of the participation of Patrick Dempsey. The show quickly grew on me and became a must-see addition to our household lineup. It didn’t take long for the show to lazily venture from interesting medical drama to soap opera territory. Meredith (Ellen Pompeo), once a complex and intelligent character, became annoying, dumb and predictable. Luckily, other characters emerged…

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Another Sovereign Era Novel from Matthew Wayne Selznick?

Back in 2008, I read the novel, “Brave Men Run” ( by Matthew Wayne Selznick ) on a single flight from Detroit to Denver. Was it short in comparison to some novels? Yes. But I was able to finish the book because I just could not put it down. It was that engaging. Now, Matthew Wayne Selznick asks us to help him decide if he should write another Sovereign Era…

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How I Met Your Mother – Drunk Train

How I Met Your Mother follows that old “Friends/Seinfeldformula” that has worked so well over the years, but with great improvement. It takes the best of each and melds them into a great show. The ensemble cast just entertains more and more each week. There was plenty of evidence of that this week. I love the way how characters can grow and evolve, yet keep what makes them funny and…

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Susan Olsen’s New Radio Show

Author, Actor, Krofft Alum, Brady Kid, Animal Friend and Political Commentator Susan Olsen has ventured back onto the Radio with a new show with her friend Sheena Metal. Tonight on the Sheena Metal show, Susan and Sheena announced they are teaming for a radio, call in talk show centering on politics. Those who follow Susan [...]

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Box Office Failure – DVD Success

Why do some quality films only succeed once they make their way to DVD.

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Sid & Marty in Person November 20th

Los Angeles area Krofft fans, I just received this press release about a live appearance next week. SID & MARTY KROFFT, the legendary creators of H.R. PUFNSTUF, SIGMUND & THE SEA MONSTERS, BUGALOOS, LIDSVILLE and more children’s TV favorites of the 70′s will make a rare appearance at the Every Picture Tells A Gallery in [...]

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Bid on Lunch With Cindy Brady for Charity

Once again you can bid to win lunch with one of your favorite star from “The Brady Bunch Variety Hour” for charity. Precious Paws is having a fundraiser where you can bid to have lunch with Susan Olsen (Cindy Brady) and Erin Murphy (Tabitha from Bewitched). The auction is chock full of a number of [...]

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What is next for Sid and Marty?

With the lackluster performance of Land of the Lost this past year, what does the future hold for Sid and Marty Krofft? Krofft Productions defined Saturday morning & variety television in the 1970s. No matter how awful these shows appear to us today, they live in the memories of an entire generation of kids…and maybe [...]

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