Monday, November 20, 2017

Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations That Deserve A Remake

Stephen King has proved that his works make great movie adaptations, but these ones are definitely misfires that could benefit from a second shot! WatchMojo presents the Top 10 Stephen King Adaptations that Need to Be Remade

Saturday, November 18, 2017

NY Times Bestseller List (Fiction) November 19th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending November 19th 2017

10 - In The Midst of Winter - Isabel Allende
The lives of a university professor, an undocumented worker and a Chilean academic intersect after a car accident during a snowstorm in Brooklyn.

9  -  Manhattan Beach - Jennifer Egan
(5 weeks on list)
The first female diver a the Brooklyn Naval Yard during World War II tries to understand why her father disappeared.

8  -  A Column of Fire - Ken Follett
(8 weeks on list)

7  -  Sleeping Beauties - Stephen King and Owen King
(6 weeks on list)

6  -  Deep Freeze - John Sanford
(3 weeks on list)
Virgil Flowers is called to investigate in Trippton,MN., when a local bank's president is found dead in a nearly frozen river.

5  -  Uncommon Type - Tom Hanks
(3 weeks on list)
Seventeen short stories, each incorporating a typewriter by the Academy Award winning actor.

4  -  Twin Peaks : The Final Dossier - Mark Frost
Updated profiles on the residents of Twin Peaks are assembled by special agent Tamara Preston.

3  -  Origin - Dan Brown
(5 weeks on list) (3 weeks at#1)

2  -  Two Kinds of Truth - Michael Connelly
While he investigates the murder of two pharmacists, an old case comes back to haunt Harry Bosch.

1  -  The Rooster Bar - John Grisham
(2 weeks on list) (2 weeks at #1)
Three students at a sleazy for-profit law school hope to expose the student-loan banker who runs it.

NY Times Bestseller List (Non-Fiction) November 19th 2017

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non-Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending November 19th 2017

10 - What Does This Button Do? - Bruce Dickinson
The lead singer of Iron Maiden discusses hi time as competitive fencer, airline pilot and cancer survivor.

9  -  Astrophysics For People In A Hurry - Neil deGrasse Tyson
(27 weeks on list)

8  -  We Were Eight Years in Power - Ta-Nehisi Coates
(5 weeks on list)

7  -  What Happened - Hillary Clinton
(8 weeks on list)

6  -  Killing England - Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
(7 weeks on list)

5  -  Grant - Ron Chernow
(4 weeks on list)
A biography of the Union general of the Civil War and two-term President of the United States.

4  -  Sisters First - Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Pierce Bush
(2 weeks on list)
How the twin daughters of former president George W. Bush grew up in the public eye.

3  -  Andrew Jackson and The Miracle of New Orleans - Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
(2 weeks on list)
Major General Jackson takes on the British in Louisiana.

2  -  Bobby Kennedy - Chris Matthews
The New York Senator's journey from his formative years to his tragic run for President of the United States.

1  -  Leonardo Da Vinci - Walter Isaacson 
(3 weeks on list and 3 weeks at #1)
A biography of the Italian Renaissance polymath which connects his work in various disciplines.

Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (November 18th 2017)

Top 10 Seinfeld Quotes

Friday, November 17, 2017

Old Time Radio Show of the Week - Jack Benny

The Lucky Strike Program Starring Jack Benny. 
November 16th 1947
Jack goes to renew his driver's license. Don't miss the eye chart and the puppy. 
The Sportsmen sing the middle commercial to the tune of, "I Believe." 
A woman tries to commit suicide by throwing herself in front of Don Wilson. 
Jack cuddles a little puppy. It turns out to be his toupee. 

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Rookie of the Year 2017

For only the 4th time in MLB history both leagues have a unanimous choice for Rookie of the Year.

American League Rookie of the Year
Aaron Judge 
(OF  New York Yankees)

National League Rookie of the Year
Cody Bellinger
(1B   Los Angeles Dodgers)

Friday, November 10, 2017

Old Time Radio Show of the Week

The Phil Harris-Alice Faye Show 
November 6th 1953
Recorded October 9th 1953. 
"How long will the genius of Phil Harris go undiscovered?" or "From Here To Eternity." 
Phil sings, "Luck Be A Lady Tonight." Phil has been given a gold record by RCA and goes to buy a trophy case in which to hold it. 
Frank Nelson blows a line and has to do it again. Alice sings, "Keep It Light, Keep It Gay."