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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 6 Top 10 Redux: Family Reunion


 Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox  Boy, last week’s episode was a bit of a roller coaster wasn’t it?   The Red and Blue Teams were quite tasked with their “home on the range” dinner and, then, the Pressure Test was a bit of a train wreck.  However, I made one huge observation about a potential front-runner – Katrina! […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Judges Cuts With Marlon Wayans


  Boy, Season 10 of America’s Got Talent is dragging on and on and on. This time last year,  the live shows were in full swing.  And, it seems, that the judges are aiming for a Top 36 this season versus a Top 48 in previous seasons.  However, since only 14 acts have advanced so far, […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Judges Cuts With Michael Buble


  Last week, Neil Patrick Harris assisted judges Howard Stern, Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum and Mel B in the decision making process for the live shows.    That being said, can anyone out there explain to me why Neil Patrick Harris hit the Golden Buzzer for Piff The Magic  Dragon?  Anyone?  Because, I am throughly confused.  […]

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67TH PrimeTime Emmy Nominees Are Announced


  Picture Credit:Emmys Here we go everyone. The very best in television 2014-2015 was announced by Orange Is The New Black Actress, Uzo Aduba, and Cat Deeley from So You Think You Can Dance.  And, in many categories, the talent runs very deep and the race to the win is going to be a good one.  For […]

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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 6 Top 11: Rice, Rice Baby


   Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox From the picture above, it appears that Steven is one of the front runners on this season’s MasterChef.  He has proven to be a strong team leader and a consistently excellent cook.  This week, the Mystery Box challenge involves contestant creating their best rice dish, elevated in every way possible. The three […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Judges Cuts For The Live Shows 


  Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Don’t you just love this picture? ⬆️  The judges and Nick Cannon were celebrating the fact that America’s Got Talent now has 100,000 Instagram followers.  Meh – I can barely keep track of my Instagram account let alone follow anyone else’s. Not a fan of Instagram but I am a huge […]

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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 6 Top 14: Happy Birthday MasterChef


  Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox This week, MasterChef is celebrating their 100th episode. That is quite an achievement!  Think of all the fantastic food moving through the MasterChef kitchen over the past 6 seasons. The recipes have been spectacular and unique, mirroring the special productive elements that make this show one of the best on television. Congratulations […]

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MasterClass Video Of The Century – President Obama Sings Amazing Grace In Memory Of Senator Clementa Pinckney


   I honestly don’t think that there will ever be a future moment in history as memorable, inspiring and politically current than when President Barack Obama eulogized State Senator Clementa Pinckney, who was one of nine victims in the June 17th, 2015 shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopla Church in Charleston, North Carolina. And if […]

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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 6 Top 17: Bring Home The Bacon


  Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox Boy, what a drama – fest last week. Lots of underhanded comments and maneuvering. Oy!  The knives were not used to only eat the food, that’s for sure!  Heaven help us!   In the end, four members of the Blue Team – Claudia, Derrick, Ailsa and Christopher – were involved in a  two-phased […]

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MCL Picks From America’s Got Talent Season 10 Week Five Show With Videos


   Many of the acts were shown in collage videos and I have to say there was some exciting artistic potential in these videos.  In particular, I would like to give special mention to Metalachi, Animation Crew and Evoke Tap Movement. Hopefully, they will be selected for the live shows.  However, in fairness, I focused […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Week 5


   Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Welcome to Week 5 of America’s Got Talent Season 10!   If you haven’t yet done so, check out my MCL favorites from last week’s show, where the majority of the acts were of the “extreme, daredevil” variety.  It wasn’t my favorite episode, as I much prefer the indoor acts. What […]

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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 6 Top 18: What Happens In Vegas Steaks In Vegas!


  Picture Credit: MasterChef Well, some of those crab dishes in the Mystery Box Challenge last week were pretty sophisticated and amazing.  Some of the Southern -bred cooks had a distinct advantage because crab dishes are part of their food culture.  The three best crab dishes were created by Amanda (who made an absolutely scrumptious crab cake),  Olivia […]

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MCL Picks From America’s Got Talent Season 10 Week Four Show With Videos


  Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent  Most of this week’s show was devoted to extreme outdoor acts. And many were absolutely exciting. However, there was some promising talent indoors as well so, with that in mind, here are my picks for Week 4 on America’s Got Talent Season 10.   Did they jive with yours? Comment […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Week 4


   Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent America’s Got Talent Season 10 is already at Week 4 of the Preliminary Auditions  If you haven’t yet done so, check out my MCL favorites from last week’s show.  And from the Premiere Show and Week Two Show.  I hope to continue to do the same this week and in the weeks […]

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Cooking MasterClass Discussion For MasterChef Season 6 Top 19: Clawing To Victory


  Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox Things are going to get crabby this week on MasterChef and the claws will definitely be out!  And then it will be completely corny. Yea corny!  Okay, with those lame jokes out of the way, I can now get down to the serious stuff happening on MasterChef this week. Yes, the cooks […]

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MCL Picks From America’s Got Talent Season 10 Week Three Show With Videos


   Here are my picks for Week 3 on America’s Got Talent Season 10.  Did they jive with yours? Comment below.  DJ Smart, Freelusion Dance Company, Dancer:  Uh Oh!  Competition from last week’s act, Freckled Sky.  And he was excellent.  I think Freckled Sky  has the edge, especially since Howard Stern gifted them with the […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Week 3


   Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent America’s Got Talent Season 10 is churning out the talent in great style and substance..  If you haven’t yet done so, check out my MCL favorites from last week’s show.  And from the Premiere Show.  I hope to continue to do the same this week and in the weeks to follow. […]

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MCL Picks From America’s Got Talent Season 10 Week Two Show With Videos


    Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent Here are my Personal Picks from the June 2nd show.  DM Nation, Dance Ensemble:  They displayed some innovative moves on that stage, executed with exceptional precision.  Grade A: MCL Prediction:  Will advance to the live shows.  Wayne Hoffman, Mentalist: He brought the element of danger to his act in […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Week 2


   Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent America’s Got Talent Season 10 got off to a fantastic start last week.  If you haven’t yet done so, check out my MCL favorites from last week’s show.  I hope to continue to do the same this week and in the weeks to follow.  Let’s see how great my instincts are! […]

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Four Guest Judges Coming To America’s For Talent Season 10 


   Picture Credit: America’s a Got Talent/NBC Four guest judges – Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Bublé, Piers Morgan and Marlon Wayans – will be added to the judging panel on America’s Got Talent beginning July 14th.  Here is the news release from NBC.Com “File this under #amazing – Neil Patrick Harris, Michael Bublé, Piers Morgan and […]

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