Yesterday, at the age of 86, Maya Angelou passed away. I envy those able to attend the poetry reading in heaven last night, because this fragile world lost one of the great ones. I don’t remember a time growing up in Memphis in which I didn’t know who Maya Angelou was, reading her poems and excerpts of her work. Like many others, I read obituaries of Dr. Angelou yesterday in addition to lists of her most famous quotes as they … →
It’s Friday morning. There’s a lot going on in the world and the month of June will likely bring a few days where we’ll get the U.S. Open at Pinehurst, the start of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, and the end of the NBA Finals. And that’s just in the world of sports… not even including the march of Major League Baseball into the All-Star break. The summer movie season is officially getting under way as well. There’s a … →
Life has been crazy lately. We are pregnant with our first baby, sold a house, bought a house, moved, and I’ve finished law school. So there’s a lot of topics I’ve wanted to blog about, but haven’t been able to. In order to catch up, I decided to bring back the mailbag style. Some of the questions below are from real friends and readers. Some of the names have been made up so I could talk about what I wanted … →
With the return of Jack Bauer and 24 with Fox’s new “special-event 12 hour mini-series” 24: Live Another Day, The Wise Guise and friends have some thoughts. Some of us watched 24 from the moment it premiered in Fall 2001 while others caught up on DVD/Netflix and some (Palmer) had never seen an episode. Here are the thoughts on the season’s first two hours… enjoy!
Joseph and Palmer were supporters of the Veronica Mars movie from its KickStarter’s early beginnings. Now that the movie has come out, Joseph and Palmer give their reviews of the feature length reunion of one of the first shows they watched together as a married couple. Joseph: In its first weekend in around 265 AMC theaters across the country, the Veronica Mars movie made right around $2 million, a third of its $6 million budget and more than a third of … →
It was clear on Saturday night how things were going to go, if you looked at Twitter, watched the Golf Channel, and listened to the pundits. On Sunday, here’s how it was supposed to be… – Bubba Watson had only won 1 out of 14 tournaments that he had led going into the final round. – Matt Kuchar had never finished strong on Sunday in a major tournament. – The only other front-runner was young, 20-year-old Jordan Spieth, chasing history. … →