Friday, November 27, 2015

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Your Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (11/26/2015)

Classic Movie Poster of the Week

November 26th 1942
"Casablanca" premieres in New York city at the Hollywood Theater.  It was originally going to open in the US in the spring of 1943 but was moved up to coincide with the Allied invasion of North Africa and the capture of Casablanca.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015


James Arness as Marshall Matt Dillon and Burt Reynolds as Quint Asper from Gunsmoke.  Taken July 31st 1964 during the filming of a season 10 episode.

Monday, November 23, 2015

NY Times Bestseller List - Non Fiction (11/22/2015)

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non-Fiction
Top Ten
Week Ending November 22nd 2015

10 - Government Zero - Michael Savage
(2 weeks on list)

9  -  My Life on the Road - Gloria Steinem
(2 week on list)

8  -  Lights Out - Ted Koppel
(2 weeks on list)

7  -  Extreme Ownership - Jocko Willink and Leif Babin
(3 weeks on list)

6  -  The Witches - Stacy Schiff
(2 weeks on list)

5  -  Crippled America - Donald J. Trump
The real estate developer and candidate for the GOP presidential nomination, shares his ideas for making America great again.

4  -  A More Perfect Union - Ben Carson
(5 weeks on list)

3  -  Thomas Jefferson and The Tripoli Pirates - Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger
The against the Barbary Pirates in 1801.

2  -  Killing Reagan - Bill O'Reilly and Martin Dugard
(7 weeks on list) (6 weeks at #1)

1  -  Troublemaker - Leah Remini and Rebecca Paley
The actress describes her life in Scientology and the aftermath of her break with the church in 2013.

NY Times Bestseller List - Fiction (11/22/2015)

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending November 22nd 2015

10 - A Knight of The Seven Kingdoms - George R.R Martin
(5 weeks on list)

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

8  -  The Survivor - Vince Flynn and Kyle Mills
(5 weeks on the list)

7  -  Depraved Heart - Patricia Cornwell
(2 weeks on list)

6  -  Career of Evil - Robert Galbraith
(3 weeks on the list)

5  -  Avenue of Mysteries - John Irving
In Irving's 14th novel, a Mexican writer on a journey to the Philippines recalls his escape from a humble childhood.

4  -  See Me - Nicholas Sparks
(4 weeks on list)

3  -  Rogue Lawyer - John Grisham
(3 weeks on list) (2 weeks at #1)

2  -  The Crossing - Michael Connelly
The retired detective Harry Bosch reluctantly agrees to help his half brother, a defense attorney, and his investigations lead him inside the L.A.P.D.

1  -  The Bazaar of Bad Dreams - Stephen King
Twenty stories, some never before published.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Your Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (11/20/2015)


44 Years ago this week
The cover of TV Guide November 20-26 1971
 Jack Davis illustration

2015 AL and NL MVPs

2015 National League MVP
Bryce Harper 
(Washington Nationals)
Led the NL in HRs with 42 and runs with 118

2015 American League MVP
Josh Donaldson 
(Toronto Blue Jays)
Led the AL in RBI with 123 and Runs with 122