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Oscar Gets it Right!

Posted on 01/24/2012 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentAmazing. Absolutely amazing. This year’s list of Oscar nominees is so terrifically, breathtakingly right, I thought I must have been dreaming when they were announced early this morning. I’ve never come away from the Oscars announcement more satisfied that Hollywood really, really gets it—that the best movies really are movies for grownups. Just look at how the winners of this year’s AARP Movies for Grownups Awards—announced last week—dovetail with the Oscar nominations:

The Best New Year’s Eve Movies: From the Movies For Grownups Radio Archive

Posted on 12/30/2011 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentClick the link below to hear the 2-minute show from December 23, 2003; the third show we ever did. Why was I talking so slow???     Movies for a New Year’s Eve: Movies for Grownups Radio Show mp3    

Have Sex, Find God

Posted on 06/9/2011 by |My Life, Examined | Comments

RelationshipsYou probably remember the scene. Alvy Singer, played by Woody Allen, is obsessing about the fact that his new girlfriend, Annie Hall (Diane Keaton), doesn’t like to have sex without smoking a joint first. So he goes for a walk and interrogates strangers about their sex lives, including a nebbishy-looking old man. Alvy: With your wife in bed, does she need some kind of artificial stimulation, like, like marijuana? Old man: We use a large vibrating egg. It’s a funny …