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Performance Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Top 6


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Well, this is it!! The Top 6 Finale of America’s Got Talent Season 9. And, I have to say that, as much as the Top 6 are extremely talented, incredibly gifted acts were sent home during the course of this season’s offering. This was arguably AGT’s strongest and most diverse […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Semi-Finals Week Two


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I am in a bit of a hurry here, so I grabbed my favorite Nick Cannon picture to get this AGT topic going. What a great, great show last week. I do believe the strongest acts prevailed but it was a tight race. It was sad to see any of […]

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Hollywood Legend Lauren Bacall Dies At Age 89


Well, today is another sad day. Hollywood star, Lauren Bacall, has died at the age of 89. I loved her. Everything about her – her exquisite acting, her classy look, her professionalism, her voice and her name. Lauren. So beautiful. However, her real name was Betty but she was convinced by her agent to change […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Quarter – Finals Group Three


Last week’s show showcased many exceptional performances and I am happy with some of the acts voted through to the semi-finals. That being said, I feel singer Jacob Curlee is as sweet as pie but he is one of the weakest singers I have ever seen on these shows. His voice is expressionless – no […]

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Iconic Comedian Robin Williams Dies At Age 63


Some Mondays are worse than others. And this is a heartwrenching, devastating Monday with the untimely death of the great Robin Williams.. With this news, the Hollywood world is in turmoil – the restaurants are surrounded by an eerie silence as mourners express their inward grief over this news. I am sure this shock has […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Nine: The Times They Are A-Changin’


The Sixties was quite the revolutionary decade. Looking back, it seems almost unbelievable that the social issues raised during this decade were significant enough to warrant change, but, we have evolved and become a better culture as a result of the social movements of strong leaders during this decade. Acceptance of Homosexuality , equal rights […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Quarter – Finals Group Two


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC Last week’s first group of quarter-finalists gave exciting performances. Well, some were more exciting than others, but, overall, it was a great show. That being said, I feel that the correct performers were voted through to the semi-finals, especially my new front-runner, Miguel Dakota. What a star and he possesses […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: Judgement Week


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Does anyone know what is going on with this show this season? Two weeks of reruns? Really? Sounds to me like a production malfunction. Maybe the producers are making it up as the show moves along. Are they, perhaps, discovering the power of social media and becoming influenced by which […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Road To Radio City


This week, the judges have to whittle down this incredibly strong lineup of talent to 48 acts deemed the strongest for the live shows. America’s Got Talent Season 9 has an exceptionally high calibre of acts in every discipline – from music to dance to comedy to magic and more. So, how this is all […]

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86th Annual Academy Awards To Air On Sunday March 2nd On ABC.


Oh yes! Let the party begin. I love this annual awards show. The Oscars are a huge event in our house. It is a night where we can celebrate the very best in the movie business – from actors to directors and everything in between. This year, the always entertaining Ellen DeGeneres will host the […]

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Late Night With Seth Myers Debut: O Set, Where Art Thou?


Picture Credit: NBC/Seth Meyers Do we have to take up a collection to purchase a better set design for Late Night With Seth Myers? Have you had a peek this week? For those of you who have lives beyond a remote control, Late Night With Seth Myers had its debut Monday evening. The show looks […]

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Late Night With Seth Myers Set To Debut This Week: There’s No Business Like Late Night Show Business


Picture Credit: NBC Late Night With Seth Myers We are entering a new age in late night television. With Seth Myers set to take over from Jimmy Fallon, who, as you all know, took over Jay Leno’s signature hosting duties on the The Tonight Show last week, every night will be a Saturday Night Live […]

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Child Star, Shirley Temple, Dies At 85. Oh The Memories!


We lost another great one! On Monday, February 10th, beautiful and engaging child star, Shirley Temple Black died at 85 years of natural causes, surrounded by her loved ones at her home in Woodside, California. She was and will remain the most gifted of child stars, influencing a legacy of child stars as the years […]

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Jay Leno Relinquishes The Tonight Show To Jimmy Fallon This Week.


Picture Credit: Jay Leno Last evening, Betty White had the privilege of ushering in and out the old and the new. The scene pictured above says it all! How precious is this photo? And how sad will I be when Jay Leno signs off with his final show on Thursday, February 6th, signalling the start […]

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Performing Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8 Top 60 Results Show: Group One


Update: KriStef Brothers and Collins Key move to the Semi-Finals. Joining them is Brandon James. The judges have to decide if they are going to advance Anna Christine or American Hitmen. After the break.. And the Judges’ Decision is a tie but Anna Christine moves on via voting results. Pictured above is my favorite act […]

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Performance Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Week Three


Hey there AGT Fans! Just wanted to alert you to a time change for this week’s show. Tuesday’s America’s Got Talent will air at 8:00 PM instead of 9:00 PM on NBC to make way for The Voice, which will air it’s Finale Results show at 9:00 PM on the same network. Since this is […]

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Performance Masterclass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 8: Los Angeles Baby


Picture Credit: NBC’s America’s Got Talent This week, the judges continue to evaluate the talent seen at the Los Angeles Auditions. And, yes, we can expect to see the trio, Forte, featuring singer, Fernando Varela, at these auditions but, like any reality show, anything can change at the very last minute. We just have to […]

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NBC’s America’s Got Talent Returns June 4th. Are You Ready?


Picture Credit: NBC America’s Got Talent I have to say that I am properly stoked for America’s Got Talent Season 8. The new line-up of judges looks pretty enticing with the addition of Heidi Klum and Mel B to the panel. I think there will be some wonderful repartee behind that table as all four […]

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Dancing Masterclass Discussion For Dancing With The Stars Season 16: Week Four


I have to confess – I have yet to see a single performance from last week’s episode. Mea culpa! I need an 8th day in the week for “catch-up” time. Ha! So, I am leaving it to all of you. How do you think this show is doing this year? Is Wynonna improving? I hear […]

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Creating The Annette (Funicello) Sound: [Video]


I found this video (featured below) so fascinating. The late Annette Funicello explains how the distinct Annette Sound associated with her singing was created. Apparently, she had a small voice so, to broaden the timbre, she basically recorded the song then sang live with the song – basically singing back to it, as she explains. […]

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