A few classic episodes and scenes from my favorite television sitcoms (and one movie that inspired one). Thanks for the memories, folks, and our salute to all of you who brought us such joy and much laughter. The Sundance Network on cable (Sundance TV) shows episodes of classic sitcoms Monday through Friday beginning around 6 … Continue reading Laugh(s) … And The Whole World Laughs With You

May 18, 2017
John Fineran

Pedestrians are used to hearing the horns and dodging yellow taxis during weekdays in midtown Manhattan. But even they must admit that was one strange-looking yellow car pulling up outside the Fifth Avenue offices of the National Basketball Association. Actually, the car was a replica Indy racing machine and even stranger was the guy crammed … Continue reading A Big Yellow ‘Taxi’ Driven By A Big Bird

Apr 25, 2017
John Fineran

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Well then, here’s 21,000 or so words … Oh, and here’s five more words: Thanks, Arnie. Rest in Peace.

Apr 03, 2017
John Fineran

Nice to see that the National Football League is concerned about the safety of its players, and thinking about a rule change to prohibit players from leaping over linemen while trying to block field-goal and extra-point attempts. The league now feels the player is too dangerous. “The issue, we’ve looked at a lot of tape … Continue reading The NFL (No Fun League) Tries To Clean Its Image

Mar 28, 2017
John Fineran

Saying good-bye is never easy, especially when it’s someone you may never have met but who in some way touched your life and put a smile on your face. Such was the case this week with the deaths of Chuck Berry, Jimmy Breslin, Jerry Krause, Chuck Barris and Dallas Green. No one influenced American rock … Continue reading We’ll see them in our dreams: Remembering Berry, Breslin, Krause, Barris and Green

Mar 24, 2017
John Fineran

Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone. And I mean everyone. So put everything aside that divides us, leave all the world’s troubles in the gutter to be picked up by the street sweepers after the parade, and let’s celebrate our life on Mother Earth. That’s what my dear mother, the late Florence Riley Fineran, would want … Continue reading Every Day … EVERY DAY … Is A Great Day for the Irish

Mar 17, 2017
John Fineran

Time to find a blank bracket (they’re all over the internet) because the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket will be announced Sunday. CBS Sports will televise its Selection Sunday Show from 5:30-7 p.m. Last year, CBS Sports doubled the Selection Sunday Show from one hour to two hours, probably because to accommodate all … Continue reading IT’S MADNESS … (MARCH) MADNESS

Mar 09, 2017
John Fineran

You be the judge. It sure does look as if Warren Beatty left his co-presenter, Faye Dunaway, on the running board of that machine-gun-bullet-riddled car from their movie of 50 years ago, “Bonnie and Clyde,” when the pair presented the Best Picture Oscar award at the conclusion of Sunday night’s Academy Awards show in Los … Continue reading As Oscars Showed Us, Sometimes There Is No Place To Hide

Mar 03, 2017
John Fineran

Analyst Darrell Waltrip’s famous words to start each NASCAR race televised by Fox Sports will be heard Sunday, Feb. 26 when the green flag drops at 2 p.m. for the 59th Daytona 500. Here’s Waltrip at the start of last year’s race and following it are three of my favorite race, two of which I … Continue reading Boogity, Boogity, Boogity … Let’s Go Racing!!!

Feb 23, 2017
John Fineran

With pitchers and catchers reporting to training camps in Arizona and Florida, the 2017 Major League Baseball season is once again upon us. For fans of the 30 clubs across the country, there is hope that sometime in late October or early November that their team will hoist the World Series trophy. None of them … Continue reading Baseball Is Back, Ba-Bee!!!

Feb 14, 2017
John Fineran