WORK HARDER THAN YOU THINK YOU POSSIBLY CAN: BEN AFFLEC OSCAR ACCEPTANCE SPEECH

Ben Afflec’s Oscar acceptance has stuck with me for quite a while now. I ususally fast-forward acceptance speeches of all kinds, because they are usually self serving and boring, but this time, I listened. I’m glad I did. Not because I like Ben Afflec, but because he has been able to show that hard work pays… [Continue Reading]

2013 ACADEMY AWARDS: AND THE WINNER GOES TO…

Steven Spielberg had a great day at the Academy Awards nominations, where his Civil War saga “Lincoln” led with 12 nominations. It was not so great for Kathryn Bigelow, Tom Hooper and Ben Affleck, whose films did well but surprised — dare we say shocked? — Hollywood by failing to score directing nominations for the… [Continue Reading]

NEVER GIVE UP THE DESIRE TO BE THE BEST AND STAY THE BEST

I hope all of you in the United States had a happy fourth of July. I had a fun day. It’s always good to get a day off. I watched the BET Awards, which aired on Sunday, yesterday. It was a very good show. Viacom finally invested some money and improved the production quality of… [Continue Reading]

THANKS TO RICKY GERVAIS FOR MAKING THE GOLDEN GLOBES WORTH WATCHING

I was waging a full on war on my cold last. I took a ton of vitamin C and Zinc yesterday. I drank so much Orange juice that my tongue went numb. I finally came to realize that my cold will run its course. It’s not going to go away overnight. I woke up this morning with… [Continue Reading]