It’s been quite a Thanksgiving Weekend so far! A kitchen plumbing catastrophe prevented us from cooking a traditional holiday meal for our family on Thanksgiving Day. I’d been looking forward to that dinner for months. But a pesky pipe plug resulted in one of my most memorable Thanksgivings ever. On a lunch of chips, salsa, […]
San Francisco is days away from experiencing the wonder of Andrea Bocelli for the first time. The legendary singer will perform at the Chase Center on December 5, marking his first performance in the city by the bay. He will perform with the San Francisco Symphony and Chorus. Bocelli is sure to sing selections from […]
I’ve always known that Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz was far ahead of his time. Just take a look at A Charlie Brown Christmas, It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, or It’s The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown, and their searing indictments of the commercialization of the holidays, and you’ll not doubt it, either. But last […]
Mannheim Steamroller is bringing their Christmas show to the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto this weekend, on Saturday, November 30. I’ve been a fan of their holiday recordings for years, but have never experienced them live. According to the Gallo Center’s website: “Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday […]
Earlier this week, President Donald J. Trump signed the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act, H.R. 724, into law. The PACT Act had previously breezed through the House and Senate. According to the Animal Wellness Action’s press release, the Act establishes “the first federal anti-cruelty law in American history.” “We have a responsibility to […]
Tesh talks about his early relationship with Winfrey, when both were cub reporters — and the bigotry they experienced as an interracial couple. The Grammy-winning musician and broadcasting legend also talks about Winfrey’s genius in front in the TV camera being evident even then!
He shares his connection to Christmas, talks about warbling with Dionne Warwick, and gives fans an inside peek at his personal Christmas list!
The legendary tenor discusses his upcoming, first-ever San Francisco performance, singing with his son, and his latest album, Si Forever.
I used to describe America’s Got Talent winner Terry Fator as a ventriloquist. In doing so, I did him a woeful disservice. After last weekend’s show, I now know that Fator’s a multi-hyphenate entertainer. He’s a canny comedian, a skillful singer, and an artful writer. And all of his gifts were on full display on […]
The Chicken Chronicles continue! Chick-Fil-A announced today that the chain would cease contributions to anti-LGBTQ organizations at the end of 2019. And in other news, Popeyes must have sold a ton of sandwiches to homos. Why wait until the end of the year? Yes, I understand how philanthropic giving works. The fiscal year often corresponds […]