by Kathy A. MegyeriBook review of “Recipes from the Grave, Wonderful Dishes for the Here and After,” by P. Arden Corbin (2-15) Two years ago during the pandemic, TikTok user Rosie Grant discovered how many people left recipes on their...
by Dale Bliss  According to an article entitled “7 Benefits of Playing Chess for Seniors: Why the Game Is So Important,” chess is almost like a vitamin for seniors. Chess makes you think, and it can help in the cognition...
By Randal C. Hill  Songwriter Alex Harvey has explained that “Delta Dawn” was written about his mother, a Mississippi Delta-born hairdresser living in Brownsville, Tennessee. At 41, she had given herself over to drink after a man who had promised...
By Randal C. Hill  Blaxploitation movies – the term is a blending of the words “black” and “exploitation” – emerged in the early 1970s. They followed Hollywood’s rethinking of race relations in films, with black characters (finally) being offered as...
By Randal C. Hill  In the summer of 1973, Bobby “Boris” Pickett’s original “Monster Mash” reached the American Top 10 for a second time. Pickett sang lead with a Hollywood band called the Cordials. One evening, while performing the old...
By Randal C. Hill  It’s hard to dream of becoming a professional baseball player when you can barely walk, but that didn’t stop Rickey Hill.   The true-life sports drama “The Hill” was written by Angelo Pizzo, who penned the script for...
By Randal C. Hill  The once-ubiquitous Andrews sisters – Patty, Maxine and Laverne – premiered “Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy” in the 1941 Abbott and Costello comedy film “Buck Privates.” For the beloved Minnesota trio, that perky ditty became their twenty-fourth...
Writer:  Kathy A. Megyeri  “How did I Get Here So Fast? Rhetorical Questions and Available Answers From A Long and Happy Life,” by Chalmers M. Roberts (Time Warner, 1991)  Chalmers M. Roberts was an award-winning reporter and chief diplomatic correspondent for 38...
By Randal C. Hill  This summer, Tom Cruise is back on the big screen as international spy Ethan Hunt for the seventh “Mission: Impossible,” this one subtitled Dead Reckoning Part One. Part Two will appear in June 2024.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avz06PDqDbM Christopher McQuarrie writes,...
By Randal C. Hill  Attention Harrison Ford fans: Grab a red-ink pen and mark June 30 on your calendar right now! That’s the day Walt Disney Productions releases “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.”  With the first four Indiana Jones...
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