The Night 20,000 Nazis Held a Rally at Madison Square Garden in 1939

Below is a 6:00 clip showing what 20,000 Nazis look like at a rally at Madison Square Garden celebrating American. It is very scary. Here's a quote about the film from the Director, Marshall Curry: The footage is so powerful, it seems amazing that it isn't a stock part of every high school history class. […]

What I Leanred From Rewatching the First 6 Seasons of Game of Thrones

I rewatched season 1 through 6 over a six month period and enjoyed it more than I thought I would. The depth of detail, especially in the early seasons was much more than I remembered and I was able to understand more about the show by seeing things again that I had forgotten about.  A Few […]

Ray Hudson with the Imperious Description of Messi’s Classico Winner

Ray Hudson is the best color commentator in the business. This call on Messi's winner in El Classico is Hall of Fame worthy. Some background on the goal. Real Madrid would have a very strong hold on the La Liga title unless Barca wins the game. Real Madrid tied the game 2-2 in the 87th minute and […]

An SNL Classic: “More cowbell”

This infamous sketch named "Recording Session" but more broadly known as "More Cowbell" aired in Saturday Night Live on April 8, 2000.  It is Will Ferrell at his best.  Some details on how the sketch came to be from Wikipedia: Will Ferrell's idea for the sketch came from hearing "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" over the […]

Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush Discuss Immigration in 1980

A nuanced look at the economics, labor supply, and humanitarian aspect of United States immigration policy.  

Ranking “Sherlock” Episodes From Worst To Best

  SPOILER ALERT: There are lots of spoilers below.    11. Series 2, Episode 2 (2012) – "The Hounds of Baskerville" This episode just felt off right from the beginning. A manic Sherlock gets the episode off to a shaky start, then the story played out in an uneven way which eventually led to a mystery […]

Muhammad Ali’s “Black Superman” Song

Ali and The Beatles in 1964 (from WikiCommons) This song just pops in my head from time to time. It was released in 1975 and it never left my brain. Its catchy in some way. He was a magnetic personality and probably the greatest sports figure of all time. RIP champ! Here's a famous Ali […]

Natalie Portman’s Infamous SNL Rap Is Still Awesome

This originally aired in 2006 and I hadn't seen it in a long time. But after watching "Thor" again I decided to revisit it. This is the uncut version. OH MY! She's the best. Here's a link to the censored version on the NBC site. 

Prepare for Season 6 of HBO’s Game of Thrones: Season 5’s Top 10 Scenes and Character Updates

When watching season 5 through again I was surprised to see just how strong it was. The first 4 scenes in the top 10 list below are amongst the best of the whole series, and are unforgettable for reasons different from the usual (a surprise death).   Overall, as we head into season 6 the show has […]

“We gotta take Fight Club up a notch.”

A line from the great Tyler Durden. And here's a preview of the movie just in case you were missing it.