The Oscar Nominations – Snubs & Flubs

Sometimes, the Oscar nominations depress me. Well, it's not just Oscar nominations, but the state of the movie industry in general, which I addressed in a recent post. And what better reflection of this state than the Oscars nominations, which were announced this morning? Don't get me wrong--a lot of fine films, filmmakers, actors and … Continue reading The Oscar Nominations – Snubs & Flubs

Debbie’s Totally Random And Completely Insignificant Pop Culture Awards Of 2012

It's that time of year, folks--AWARDS! BEST LISTS! WORST LISTS! Everybody's doing it. I thought I would get in on the act, too. Here's the thing, though: I haven't seen every movie, TV show, read every book, listened to every album, or even followed the gossip about every celebrity. I'm also not fond of "best" … Continue reading Debbie’s Totally Random And Completely Insignificant Pop Culture Awards Of 2012

The Liebster Blog Award Has Found Me At Last

Imagine my surprise when I received a message today telling me fellow blogger Strannyi has nominated me for a Liebster Award. I vaguely remembered hearing of the award before, but had to do a quick Google search to refresh my memory. Basically, it's a pay-it-forward thing for bloggers. The rules are to nominate some bloggers … Continue reading The Liebster Blog Award Has Found Me At Last

The Blog Post Where I Don’t Predict Who Will Win The Emmys

Tonight is the annual broadcast of the Emmy Awards. I won't be watching. Oh, not because I'm an awards-snob. I like awards. I hope I get some someday. As awards shows go, the Emmys show isn't the worst way to spend a few hours. It doesn't quite have the whiff of zombie-rot that has clung … Continue reading The Blog Post Where I Don’t Predict Who Will Win The Emmys