The Snooty, Incomprehensible Lives of the Rich, Famous & Royal

I was probably the last person on Earth to watch “The Crown” on Netflix. And, like everyone else, I loved it. But I’m a little biased. Years ago, a DNA test revealed my ancestry to be 64% English, which is apparently more English than English people. So a love for Queen Elizabeth II is in… Read More The Snooty, Incomprehensible Lives of the Rich, Famous & Royal

The Criminal Character: Tommy Shelby, Walter White & The Audience Who Loves Them

Movies and TV have made the gangster kind of…sexy. Tommy Shelby in Peaky Blinders. Tommy Darmody in Boardwalk Empire. Billy in The Departed (no, not a gangster, but pretending to be one). Ray Liotta in Goodfellas (yes, I’m serious…) Johnny Depp in Public Enemies. Nucky Thompson in Boardwalk Empire… No. I’ll stop right there. Sorry… Read More The Criminal Character: Tommy Shelby, Walter White & The Audience Who Loves Them