Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Classic Movie Poster of the Week

1977
"Oh God!"
starring entertainment legend George Burns
The #6 movie of 1977 

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

NY Times Bestseller List - Fiction (04/24/2016)

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending April 24th 2016


10 - The Summer Before the War - Helen Simonson
(3 weeks on list)

9 -  All The Light We Cannot See - Anthony Doerr
(101 weeks on list)

8  -  The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah
(58 weeks on list)

7  -  Family Jewels - Stuart Woods
(Debut)
In the 37th Stone Barrington novel, the lawyer becomes entangled in a mystery involving a wealthy divorcee's ex-husband.

6  -  Miller's Valley - Anna Quindlen
(Debut)
A young woman comes of age during an assault on the land and the people she loves.

5  -  The 14th Colony - Steve Berry
(Debut)
The covert operative Cotton Malone must thwart an agent loyal to the former Soviet Union.

4  -  Fool Me Once - Harlan Coben 
(3 weeks on list)  (#1 last week)

3  -  The Nest - Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
(Debut)
Siblings in a dysfunctional New York family must grapple with a reduced inheritance.

2  -  The Beast - J.R. Ward
(Debut)
Book 14 of the Black Dagger Brotherhood series

1  -  As Time Goes By - Mary Higgins Clark
(Debut)
Secrets emerge when a television journalist searching for her birth mother covers the trial of the widow of a wealthy doctor.




Current Sports Illustrated (May 2nd 2016)


Craig Sager appears on the cover of the May 2, 2016 issue of Sports Illustrated. By remaining defiantly optimistic and energetic during a grueling, two-year battle with cancer, the TNT sideline reporter has evolved from the NBA’s most colorful character into its most esteemed. (Michael LeBrecht II)

Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (April 26th 2016)


Monday, April 25, 2016

NY Times Bestseller List (Non-Fiction) April 24th 2016

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non-Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending April 24th 2016



10 - Seven Brief Lessons On Physics - Carlo Rovelli
(6 weeks on list)
An introduction to modern physics

9  -  Smarter Faster Better - Charles Duhigg
(5 weeks on list)
The science of productivity, from the author of "The Power of Habit"

8  -  Girls and Sex - Peggy Orenstein
(2 weeks on list)
Interviews with more than 70 teenagers shed light on their experience of sexuality

7  -  Lab Girl - Hope Jahren
(Debut)
A geobiologist shares her fascination with plants and describes how she found her vocation.

6  -  Between The World and Me - Ta-Nehisi Coates
(39 weeks on list)
A meditation on race in America;  winner of the National Book Award.

5  -  Becoming Grandma - Lesley Stahl
(Debut)
The reporter investigates how "grandmothering" transforms a woman's life.

4  -  When Breath Becomes Air - Paul Kalanithi
(13 weeks on list)

3  -  The Third Wave - Steve Case
(Debut)
In the current era, entrepreneurs will use technology to revolutionize various sectors of the economy.

2  -  The Sleep Revolution - Arianna Huffington
(Debut)
What scientific research reveals about the dangers of sleep deprivation, and tips for achieving better sleep habits. 


1 - The Rainbow Comes an Goes - Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt
(Debut)
Mother and son discuss their relationship and difficult family history.





Old Time Radio Show of the Week


DRAGNET
starring Jack Webb as Sgt. Joe Friday and Barton Yarborough as Sgt. Ben Romero

December 13th 1951
"The Big Overtime"
A banker's 22 year old daughter, Judith Sullivan, had been kidnapped and held for a $30,000 ransom 

Friday, April 22, 2016

PRINCE

April 22nd 2016 
The sudden death of Prince stunned the world yesterday, here are how some newspapers notified their readers and the world.