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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Eight: 1968


The 8th installment of The Sixties show airs on CNN at 9:00 PM on Thursday, July 31st. This week, the focus is on the year 1968. It was not a very good year. There was so much unrest and turmoil in the United States which culminated in the assassinations of the Reverend Martin Luther King […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Live Shows Begin


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC The first Group Of Twelve Acts is set to hit the America’s Got Talent stage on Tuesday, July 29th at 9:00 PM. on NBC Over the next four weeks, four groups of twelve will perform for your votes, with the results being revealed each Wednesday. Scheduled to perform tonight are […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 12: Team Spirit In The MasterChef Kitchen


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox This week, the remaining 12 home cooks are divided into teams. Based on last week’s results, the Team Leaders, chosen by our knowledgeable and discerning MasterChef Judges, Gordon Ramsay, Joe Bastianich and Grahm Elliott, are Ahran for the Red Team and Elizabeth for the Blue Team. Anyone following closely take note: Leslie […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 13: Panic Attack In The MasterChef Kitchen


This week’s episode of MasterChef should be a doozy!! One contestant, Elise, has a veritable panic attack while competing for a spot in the Top 12. Check out the video below. My heart goes out to her. I really, really love her. She has a wonderful personality and is so determined. But, unfortunately, the pressure […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Seven: The Space Race


The 7th installment of The Sixties show airs on CNN at 9:00 PM on Thursday, July 24th. This week, we gain exclusive insight into the dollars and drama surrounding the most affluent time of the Space Age – with particular emphasis on the Moon Landing in July 1969. I thoroughly remember devouring every nook and […]

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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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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Six: The British Invasion And More


Suffice it to say, some of the very best and thoroughly iconic music emerged during The Sixties. Not only were we introduced to the sounds of Motown and the likes of the great Michael Jackson, but also the singular sound from British artists exploded in North America. It was an exciting, almost mind-blowing time in […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 15: Arch-Rival Pair-Ups


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox Ooooo – this week’s episode is going to be a down and dirty one. According to MasterChef’s Official Site, the kitchen cooks will be working in pairs and with an individual whom they deem to be their nemesis. Love it! I mean, can this show get any better? But, it does! Week […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Final Auditions


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent In a bit if a rush here. We are celebrating Canada Day and I totally forgot that this is America’s Got Talent night. What a great season. Apparently, the promo last week hyped that the AGT crew saved the “best for last”. Well, we shall see about that. There has […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 16: Welcome Back Luca and Alexander


I am so excited for this week’s MasterChef episode. MasterChef Season 4 winner, Luca Manfe and Junior MasterChef Season 1 winner, Alexander Weiss make an appearance. I love both of these talented culinary experts and they are proof positive that age holds no barriers in the kitchen. Both are creative, detailed cooks and I wish […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Five: A Long March To Freedom


This week, CNN’s 10-part documentary, “The Sixties”, focuses on The Long March To Freedom. And it was a long walk. A really long walk. And, unfortunately, we are still walking that walk. Donna Brazile, a CNN contributor and a Democratic strategist sums up the significant events focusing on segregation during this decade: “CNN on Thursday […]

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Performing Masterclass For America’s Got Talent Season 9: The Auditions Continue


Who here missed the special episode of America’s Got Talent this past Sunday? Well, I sure did and, because of this, I missed this wonderful singer, pictured above, who got his big band groove on with his fantastic voice and presence. What an enormous surprise! At the tender age of 74-years-old, this man is blessed […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season Five Top 17: The Beach Wedding Challenge


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox I forgot to add a blog topic for last week’s episode. My apologies. However, I am back in the saddle again and ready to watch the Top 17 tackle a beach wedding during this week’s episode. How do the producers come up with these scenarios? Pure genius! And it is the reason […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Four: The War In Vietnam


This week, CNN’s 10-part documentary, “The Sixties”, focuses on The War in Vietnam. It was The Sixites prelude to the War In Iraq. It went on forever and ever amen! And, after a while, everyone forgot why they were fighting in the first place. Totally endless and mindless and overflowing with heartbreak and senseless deaths. […]

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


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I’m late! I’m late!! For a very important date! And that date would be with… America’s Got Talent! Summertime is fun but it sure can mess with your head. The longer days and outdoor activities leave me a tad confused here. Ha! But, have to confess that I love it. […]

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Hillary Clinton Hard Choices: CNN Town Hall Meeting Airs Tonight


Oh ya! This should be a doozy. Hillary Clinton, who is being pumped as a prime candidate for the 2016 Presidential Election, is ready to leave everything on the floor when CNN airs her Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, June 17th at 5:00 PM Eastern, followed by a replay at 9:00 PM Eastern. The event […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Three: The Assassination Of President Kennedy


This week, CNN’s third episode of The Sixties focuses on one major event that pretty much consumed everyone during this decade – the Assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy. As a young adult during this era, I, along with anyone else who was alive when this sad event occurred, will always remember where I was […]

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CNN Presents The Sixties Episode Two: The World On The Brink


Picture Credit: CNN.Com Did everyone catch last week’s premiere of CNN’s fantastic series – The Sixties? What fun! Last week focused on the iconic shows and personalities dominating the Television Era in The Sixties. As someone who began her young adult years during the 1960s, these precious televised memories came flooding back. For an hour, […]

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


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent I am a little late posting this topic for America’s Got Talent. Forgive me! Long day! Some great talent surfaced last week. I particularly loved the young pianist. He was exceptional. Let’s see what this week brings to the table. The show begins at 8:00 PM on NBC on Tuesday, […]

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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 5: The Top 22


Picture Credit: Fox/MasterChef Boy, that was quick! We are already at the Top 22 showdown. I guess all the reality shows are on fast forward this season due to an overall ratings slump. I am sure this show rates well in the Nielsons because it does deserve to be at the top of the heap. […]

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