Like taste in general, taste in wine is highly subjective, influenced by such factors as the taster’s experience, cultural preferences, body chemistry, even mood. That said, some tasting panels are...
At this point, since COVID-19 began to affect people in late 2019 or early 2020, there have been over 260 million confirmed cases worldwide, and almost 5.2 million deaths. These numbers are...
The Western genre is often celebrated for landmark cinema classics like “The Good, the Bad and The Ugly” and “Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid.” But not all movies, of course, are good...
Most early Westerns involved similar characters and themes — lone gunslingers, conflicted sheriffs, disaffected Civil War vets, battles over grazing land, conflicts with Indians (almost always...
The list of TV finales stretches into the hundreds, if not the thousands. Viewers have to wait decades in some cases, and in others, like “Jeopardy!”, that are still running, they may have to...
We live in a world where robots and robotic technology have become part of our everyday lives. While films such as “Metropolis” and television series like “The Twilight Zone” warned of a...
Most television programmers break shows into a small number of categories. These include, at least, sports, reality TV shows, soap operas, talk shows, comedies, news, cartoons, and dramas. Other...
Steven Spielberg is in the pantheon of cinema’s greatest directors. The three-time Best Director Oscar winner has helmed such modern classics as “Close Encounters of the Third Kind,”...
John Wayne is one of America’s most iconic actors. His legendary career spanned 50 years and over 100 films. Though he took on a variety of roles, Wayne is still mostly remembered for his work in...
By David Callaway, Callaway Climate Insights Everyone has their opinion of how much China and India’s 11th-hour sabotage of the COP26 conference communique set back coal reduction efforts in...
Shares of electric vehicle makers are hot, hot, hot, right now. How long can the run last?
Robert De Niro is one of the biggest names in Hollywood. Born in 1943, in New York City, the actor has played major roles in several absolute classics. He’s also appeared in a lot of good movies...
No one is quite sure what the earliest works of science fiction were. Of course, it depends on definitions. Britannica notes one of the first examples is Jonathan Swift’s “Gulliver’s...
The detective show genre is one of the most popular on television. Audiences love the suspense and intrigue of hard-working detectives doggedly searching for clues to hunt down criminals and bring...