Kelly Preston

I usually never comment regarding the passing of a celebrity, but Kelly Preston was different. Back in the late 80s, when I was spending...

Carl Reiner and Me

This post was originally published at smerconish.com Like almost every comedy writer, I personally owe so much of who I am and what I’ve...

A PANDEMIC 40 YEARS IN THE MAKING

This post was originally published at smerconish.com While the Coronavirus has only been with us for a few months, many of the problems...

Why Trump Can't Win

This post was originally published at smerconish.com Surprisingly, I am not going to discuss politics at all. If you’re reading this, it...

The Problem With Impeachment

This post was originally published at smerconish.com Unfortunately, in today’s political realty the battle cry of “Party First” takes...

For a True Picture, Turn Off the Viewer

This post was originally published at smerconish.com Between tweets, Mueller, and partisan proclamations from both sides, it seems as if...

Aging Ungracefully

This post was originally published at smerconish.com I’ve come to the realization that one’s perception of their age is as transient as...

New Year's Resolutions? Maybe Next Year

This post was originally published at smerconish.com It’s that time again when we feel the need to make New Year’s Resolutions to...

Television Overload

This post was originally published at smerconish.com The 2018 television season is in full swing and, as eager as I am to watch a number...

We Need A "Not Father's Day"

This post was originally published at smerconish.com Once again, Father’s Day is upon us, and as someone who both had a father and is a...

Four Thoughts on Roseanne's Firing

This post was originally published at smerconish.com The recent saga involving Roseanne, her abhorrent tweets, the cancellation of her...

Can We Divorce the Art from the Artist?

Should an individual’s personal failures, diminish the quality and appreciation of his work? Is Pulp Fiction no longer a transitional film b

Why Hollywood Is So Damn Liberal

This post was originally published at smerconish.com With the Academy Awards upon us, we’re once again hearing about how Hollywood and...

A Lottery Winner Gone Rogue

This post was originally published at smerconish.com I’ve been reading the story lately of the woman in New Hampshire who won a $560...

A New Era For Hollywood

This post was originally published at smerconish.com Marvel’s Black Panther, the first black super hero to be featured in his own movie,...

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