Robin Williams . . . rest in peace

Robin Williams has entertained all of us with his brilliant comedy and acting ability for almost 40 years. His performances in both Dead Poets’ Society and Good Will Hunting are beyond compare.

Rest in peace . . . you will be missed.


August 8, 1974, Nixon resigns


Reagan’s press secretary, Jim Brady, dies . . .


James Garner: Rest in peace


Eric Cantor is defeated by tea-party member, Professor Dave Brat

The drama continues . . .


Maya Angelou (1928-2014) rest in peace . . .

What an amazing woman. Her work is beautiful.  Such an incredible life and an incredible loss for us.

I loved the role she played in “How to Make an American Quilt.”

Rest in peace . . .


Rahm Emanuel and his re-election campaign

A great article in today’s Chicago Tribune by John Kass. Toni Preckwinkle might be one to run against Rahm in the mayoral election in Chicago.

















Here’s a link to the story:,0,279288.column

George W Bush in his post-presidential days.


Woody Allen

Regardless of what people may think about Woody Allen’s personal life, as an artist he’s a genius.


Stephen Colbert to replace the retiring David Letterman

I’ve been a faithful fan of Letterman since 1982. And, I’m pretty pleased with their choice of a successor: Northwestern and Second City alum, Stephen Colbert.