Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Classic NASCAR 1986

The Miller 400
Michigan International Speedway
June 15th 1986
(Richard Petty's 1000th career Nascar start)

Pole winner : Tim Richmond (172.031 mph)
Race winner : Bill Elliott 
CBS Sports live flag-to-flag coverage hosted by Ken Squier and Ned Jarrett with Chris Economaki and Mike Joy in the pits.

Calvin and Hobbes of the Day (June 25th 2019)


Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Classic Movie Poster of the Week


Premiering June 19th 1957 in US theaters was the horror classic starring future Bonanza heartthrob Michael Landon.  


Thursday, June 6, 2019

Magazine Cover of the Week

June 6th 1968
Senator Robert F. Kennedy dies at the age of 42 after being shot the previous day at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, CA.   
This edition of TIME commemorating his life is dated June 14th 1968


Wednesday, June 5, 2019

NY Times Bestseller List (Non-Fiction) 06/09/2019

New York Times Bestseller List
Hardback Non-Fiction
Top 10
Week Ending June 9th 2019


10 - The Moment of Lift - Melinda Gates
(5 weeks on list)

9  -  The British Are Coming - Rick Atkinson
(2 weeks on list)
The Pulitzer Prize winning historian and journalist begins his Revolution Trilogy with the events from 1775 to 1777.

8  -  Furious Hours - Case Cep
(3 weeks on list)

7  -  The Second Mountain - David Brooks
(6 weeks on list)

6  -  Becoming - Michelle Obama
(28 weeks on list)

5  -  Educated - Tara Westover
(66 weeks on list)

4  -  Sea Stories - William H. McRaven
(Debut)
A memoir by the retired four-star Navy admiral, including the capture of Saddam Hussein and the raid to kill Osama Bin Laden.

3  -  The Pioneers - David McCullough
(3 weeks on list)  (1 week at #1)

2  -  Howard Stern Comes Again - Howard Stern
(2  weeks on list) (last week at #1)
The radio interviewer delves into some of his favorite on-air conversations from the past four decades of his career.

1  -  Unfreedom of the Press - Mark R. Levin
(Debut)
The conservative commentator and radio host makes his case that the press is aligned with political ideology.


Thursday, May 30, 2019

Top 10 Prison Escapees Who Were Never Found

Interesting Top 10 list that makes you wonder how many don't we know about that are still free

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

2019 Preakness Stakes


Pimlico Race Track
Baltimore MD
May 18th 2019

With neither the Kentucky Derby declared winner Country House and race winner Maximum Security choosing to not run in the 144th Preakness it seemed to be a dull follow up to the great Derby, however things are not as they seem.   It a strange action, longshot BodExpress lunged out of the gate at the start and threw his jockey John Valasquez and proceeded to run the entire race with the pack and finish without his jockey.  Thus, turning this into a must watch race and almost becoming the story over Preakness winner War of Will