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By Jeff Simon » Tuesday, September 30, 2014

I miss Shannon Sharpe on CBS’ “NFL Today.” And because his superstar QB blandness made him such a perfect foil for Sharpe, I’ll just have to admit missing Dan Marino too.I ... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Sunday, September 28, 2014

How to Get Away with Murder – metaphorically speaking:You put on a show from your production company with that title. You sign as its star, Viola Davis, one of the great actresses in current mo... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Sunday, September 28, 2014

How to Get Away with Murder – metaphorically speaking:You put on a show from your production company with that title. You sign as its star, Viola Davis, one of the great actresses in current mo... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Thursday, September 25, 2014

It’s the happiest possible occasion for Ben and George. After several decades together as a couple in New York, they are finally able to marry. So they do, right at the beginning of “Love Is St... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Thursday, September 25, 2014

He says his name is Bob, but she knows better. She may be underage, but she has been a prostitute long enough to read men accurately. And he’s no one’s idea of a Bob. He’s a Robert. All the way.... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Sunday, September 21, 2014

We always get it wrong. But so what? We know very well that strictly speaking “schizophrenic” doesn’t mean “possessing a split personality” but who wants to speak strictly all the time? S... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Thursday, September 18, 2014

Without being in the slightest condescending about the Pulitzer Prize for music, you’ll have to admit that the 2014 winner of that prize couldn’t possibly have been a more robust candidate for it.... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Thursday, September 18, 2014

You can bet your lunch that there are Hollywood trolls saying to themselves “Jason Bateman getting top billing in ‘This Is Where I Leave You?’ ” Yup. And he deserves it many times over. Con... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Thursday, September 18, 2014

It’s about bloody time. It has taken Buffalo-born and raised crime novel master Lawrence Block almost 60 years in his chosen trade to see an adaptation of one of his books that isn’t completely, i... Read More

By Jeff Simon » Thursday, September 18, 2014

The “old lady” of “My Old Lady” is truly old – 90, she says at one point. (“I’m 90. Subtlety is not something that interests me.”) She’s 92, to be exact, it turns out a bit later. Th... Read More
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