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Archive | June, 2014

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


Picture Credit: NBC/America’s Got Talent It. Is. Tuesday! And that means only one thing! America’s Got Talent is set to bring you more excellent and innovative talent interspersed with the zany antics of Howard Stern and Howie Mandel. And we can’t forget host extraordinaire, Nick Cannon. Remember when he donned a disguise and spooked Howie […]

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Cooking Masterclass For MasterChef Season 4 Week 3: The Top 20 Hit The Battlefield


Picture Credit: MasterChef/Fox Last week’s show unveiled some interesting characters within this talented group of 20 home cooks. I can envision some juicy drama emerging within the MasterChef kitchens. Can you? I have to say that I am still not attaching names to faces as of this writing but, over time, my favorites – or […]

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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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