Payton Manning’s funny “Gary’s Gazebos and Sheds” commercial on Modern Family

Payton Manning in "Gary's Gazebos and Sheds" commercial on Modern Family

Payton Manning’s funny “Gary’s Gazebos and Sheds” commercial on Modern Family On one of the latest episodes (if you’ve been binge-watching and are over a year behind) of Modern Family, Payton Manning guest stars as a high school coach who’s been helping around the house with manly duties. Spoiler Alert (if you’re not caught up either): It turns out that Payton Manning’s character “Gary” was attempting to be around Jay for mentor-ship in his new gazebo endeavor. As we see from the commercial before the closing credits, Gary is off…

Hank Azaria ready to step away from The Simpsons’ “Apu: as controversy grows

Lisa Simpson and Apu from the Simpsons

Hank Azaria on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, discussing the sensitive issue of Apu and Indian/South-Asian stereotypes. He states he is ready to step aside.     As a sort of counterpoint in this episode of Bill Maher‘s “New Rules” – The ‘What Were You Thinking’ Generation, He discusses the issue with looking back at old television and movies to hold them up to today’s standards of sensitivity and being “woke”.   Please follow and like us:

Oakland A’s giving all fans free tickets.

Oakland Coliseum

As exhibited by the empty seats during the LA Dodgers (a.k.a “Los Doyers”) World Series vs the Chicago Cubs, attending baseball games may not be a top priorities for Californians. With the decrease in Major League Baseball over the years and the fact that some teams are just going to suck sometimes, it would be unfair to single out Cali on this. As a way to get fans in concession stand lines, The Oakland A’s have decided that they will be offering free tickets for their matchup against the Chicago…

Movie Scenes: Goodfellas – One dog goes one way and the other goes the other.

The Goodfellas Painting

One of my favorite movie little bits in Martin Scorsese’s Goodfellas: Joe Pesci‘s character Tommy at Robert De Niro‘s Jimmy make a stop at the home of his mother – played by Martin Scorsese‘s mother Catherine Scorsese – to pick up a shovel to bury their Billy Batts … situation. MOTHER: Have some more. You hardly touched anything. Did Tommy tell you about my painting? Look at this. (Pulls out an oil painting from alongside the refrigerator.) JIMMY: It’s beautiful. TOMMY: I like this one. One dog goes one way…

Stan Lee: Estate Battle and Elder Abuse Claims

Stan Lee estate battle and elder abuse claims

At Marvel in New York in the ’60s, he created the comic book characters that dominate the box office today. But at 95 and reeling from his wife’s death and a fight with his daughter, Lee stands at the center of a nasty battle for his care (and estate) as one friend pleads for help: “He’s in need of a superhero himself.” Source: Stan Lee Needs a Hero: Elder Abuse Claims and a Battle Over the Aging Marvel Creator | Hollywood Reporter         In a new video,…

Al Pacino revisits flop of his career.

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Not many leading actors would come out to support their biggest movie flop over three decades, but Al Pacino has always been special. Pacino signed off a 34-film retrospective of his work at New York City’s Quad Cinema by making an appearance at a special screening of his 1985 historical drama, “Revolution.” Made for $28 million, considered a sizable budget in the 1980s, “Revolution” is set against the backdrop of the Revolutionary War and grossed barely over $350,000, according to Box Office Mojo. But Pacino, 77, remains proud of the…

Rec league player called in as Blackhawks emergency goalie.

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Rec league player and accountant Scott Foster answered the call as the Chicago Blackhawks emergency goalie and movie-esque magic ensues…         Please follow and like us:

Memorable Job Interviews

Skype Interview

Lost in translation This confident and eager candidate may or may not have gotten his point across as clearly as he may have wanted or maybe he conveyed his message exactly as he wasted.:     Please follow and like us:

Rodney Dangerfield delivering it old school.

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Whether you used to watch him on making Johnny Carson crack up, at the Movies, or in a comedy club so far out there the show was “reviewed on Field and Stream“, Rodney Dangerfield kept it Old School. After this classic set on The Tonight Show, you can hear the crowd anticipating a wise crack at every turn, knowing one is always just around the corner. As I watched this video,  I couldn’t help notice that little old-timey-ness in his voice which went great with the old-school themed-bit. Rodney Dangerfield’s shtick was of…

New Vegas Hotel and Casino finally set to open – AP

The Drew Hotel and Casino

Regina Garcia Cano, Associated Press February 12, 2018 LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Fontainebleau is no more. Call it The Drew Las Vegas. The hulking, bluish casino-resort, which has sat unfinished on the Las Vegas Strip since 2009 and became a poster child of the Great Recession, is now scheduled to open in late 2020 under a partnership between hospitality giant Marriott International and New York-based global real estate firm Witkoff. The new luxury property, which will feature a casino and approximately 4,000 rooms and suites, announced Monday that it…