Pop Quiz Answers

Archie Gates, Billy Tyne, Fred Friendly, Ryan Bingham, Frank Stokes – GEORGE CLOONEY (Three Kings, The Perfect Storm, Good Night, and Good Luck, Up in the Air, The Monuments Men) Anita Hoffman, Paula Alquist, Dr. Constance Petersen, Sister Mary Benedict – INGRID BERGMAN (Intermezzo, Gaslight, Spellbound, The Bells of St. Mary’s) Steve Randall, Brian Flanagan,Continue reading “Pop Quiz Answers”

Happy Birthday, Michigan!

This post was originally published in 2022 and has been edited for content and clarity. My beloved home state is celebrating its 186th birthday today, and to mark the occasion, here are a few of my favorite Michigan-born artists and Michigan-set media. Any number of Michigan-born musicians could have topped this list; Motown Records isContinue reading “Happy Birthday, Michigan!”

Happy Rex Manning Day!

This post was originally published in 2021; it has been edited for content and clarity. It’s April 8, which means it’s Rex Manning day! What the heck is Rex Manning day? I’m glad you asked! Empire Records was released in 1995, and it tanked. Critics hated it, and moviegoers went to see Se7en instead. EmpireContinue reading “Happy Rex Manning Day!”