Nebraska TV personality Leta Powell Drake, now 82, is best known for her hilariously direct and often "inappropriate" interrogations of celebrities in the 1980s, a fine sampling of which you can view above. At the time, stars would travel around the country to promote their latest projects on local TV. See more here, from Sigourney Weaver and Ernest Borgnine to Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill.
'Mythic Quest: Raven's Banquet' is what I want from our era of rapidly produced straight-to-streaming comedies that generally fall flat. A fantastic cast takes a fun premise and has a great time making wacky entertainment. Gaming is an industry bigger than Hollywood and the personalities behind it are just as toxic, stupid, and prime to… READ THE REST
Martin Lambie-Nairn, who designed the logo idents for BBC2 and Channel 4, is dead at 75. Former Apple design chief Sir Jony Ive also paid tribute, saying he was "fortunate" Lambie-Nairn had "defined part of my visual landscape growing up. His work for the BBC was so very gentle, thoughtful and beautiful," he said. Identities… READ THE REST
Weinerville was a surreal puppet and live action variety show for kids (although not really) that aired on Nickelodeon for two seasons from 1993 to 1994. (The show was created by puppeteer and actor Marc Weiner who went on to voice the also-odd Swiper the Fox character on Dora the Explorer.) After the series was… READ THE REST
So, with the heightened holiday frenzy to land a next generation video gaming console for under the tree, who topped the sales charts in December: Microsoft's Xbox Series X or Sony's PlayStation 5? It's a trick question…because the real answer is the same answer that's dominated game system sales since 2017: the Nintendo Switch. As… READ THE REST
Add another piece of bad news to COVID's destructive fallout: it might be further wrecking your eyesight. With so many of us working from home, the time many now spent in front of a screen is on a drastic rise, now reaching up to 13 hours a day or more. All those device screens just… READ THE REST
Sometimes, you run across an item that's so functional and necessary that you've gotta have it. Other times, you find something that's so wonderfully geeky that you've gotta have it. The sweet spot is when you can find something that scratches both of those distinct itches. These Star Trek edition KeySmart Pro Key Organizers with… READ THE REST