Monday, April 23, 2018

Movie Poster of the Week

1948
"Rope" 
starring James Stewart
based on the 1929 play of the same name by Patrick Hamilton.  This was adapted by Hume Cronyn with the screenplay by Arthur Laurents. 
This was the first of Alfred Hitchcock' technicolor films. 


Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (April 23rd 2018)


Friday, April 20, 2018

Old Time Radio Show of the Week

Fort Laramie
starring Raymond Burr
May 13th 1956
CBS 
"The War Correspondent"
A reporter from a New York newspaper comes west to tell the "truth" and also to learn of the "real" west.


Friday, April 13, 2018

NY Times Bestseller List (Non-Fiction) April 15th 2018

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non-Fiction
Top 10
April 15th 2018


10 - Everything Happens For A Reason - Kate Bowler 
(Debut)
A divinity school professor examines her tacit beliefs when she learns she has colon cancer.

9  -  Fire and Fury - Michael Wolff
(13 weeks on list)

8  -  Astrophysics For People In A Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson
(48 weeks on list)

7  -  Faith - Jimmy Carter
(Debut)
The former president discusses the broader meaning of faith and its effect on our lives, including its religious aspects.

6  -  Educated - Tara Westover
(6 weeks on list)


5  -  Tiger Woods - Jeff Benedict and Armen Keteyian
(Debut)
A deeper look at the personal and professional triumphs and disasters of the champion golfer.

4  -  Dear Madam President - Jennifer Palmieri
(Debut)
The director of communications for Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign and the Obama White House prescribes a new model of leadership.

3  -  Secret Empires - Peter Schweizer
(2 weeks on list)
The author of "Clinton Cash" describes what some politicians might do to enrich themselves while in office

2  -  This Is Me - Chrissy Metz
(Debut)
A star of "This is Us" describes her journey toward self-acceptance.

1  -  Russian Roulette - Michael Isikoff and David Corn
(3 weeks on list) (2nd week at #1)
Details of the 2016 presidential election, with an emphasis on Russia's possible involvement.



NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) April 15th 2018

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending April 15th 2018


10 - The Escape Artist - Brad Meltzer 
(4 weeks on list)

9  -  The Punishment She Deserves - Elizabeth George 
(2 weeks on list)
Detectives Havers and Lynley investigate the death of a deacon accused of a serious crime in a historic medieval town in England.

8  -  Before We Were Yours - Lisa Wingate
(28 weeks on list)

7  -  The Woman in the Window - A.J. Finn
(13 weeks on list)

6  -  Little Fires Everywhere - Celeste Ng
(28 weeks on list)

5  -  To Die But Once - Jacqueline Winspear 
(Debut)
In the months after Britain declared war on Germany in 1940, Maisie Dobbs investigates the disappearance of an apprentice working on a government contract.

4  -  The Great Alone - Kristin Hannah
(8 weeks on list)

3  -  Accidental Heroes - Danielle Steel 
(2 weeks on list) (#1 last week)
Strangers pull together to avert a disaster involving two flights from New York to San Francisco.

2  -  Red Alert - James Patterson and Marshall Karp

(Debut)
The fifth book in the NYPD Red series.  Detectives Zach Jordan and Kylie MacDonald investigate the death of a documentary filmmaker and an explosion at a charity benefit. 

1  -  The Disappeared - C.J. Box 
(Debut)
A Wyoming game warden teams up with his daughter to find a missing British businesswoman.


Friday, April 6, 2018

Sports Illustrated Cover of the Week

This week its 2 covers, celebrating the Men's and Women's NCAA National Basketball Champions of 2018 

Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Women's Champions


Villanova Wildcats
Men's Champions