Category Archives: Commentary

Shazam vs. Captain Marvel – A Comment by George

As a loyal fan of old comics I was outraged at an article in the paper today. It was written by Tracy Brown of the Los Angeles Times. Brown gives a history of Carol Danvers, who first appeared in a … Continue reading

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A Brief Comment on Telephone Usage by George

Yesterday I was trying to call an insurance company and got the worst run-around I’ve ever encountered. It was all recorded voices and in three trys I never spoke to a human. At one point I had a loop: “Your … Continue reading

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Thoughts and Comments – by George

Commercial goofs: Neutrogena spells it correctly: “hydration”. And Dermina spells it incorrectly: “hyper-hidrosis”. And if you are not watching “The Cool Kids” with David Alan Grier, Martin Mull, Leslie Jordan, and Vicki Lawrence in a retirement home, you are seriously … Continue reading

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Commercials – Does it really improve sales to irritate us? – Gripes by George

Commercials almost always seem designed to prove that our IQs are below 40; that is, if we actually buy the stuff. But some are just so stupid they are hard to watch. I advise running screaming from the room, get … Continue reading

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My Fall TV plans by Anita

First off I’d  like to say Happy Birthday to my wonderful partner and lead writer for Bickering Critics George.  Happy Birthday! Thank you for the many well thought out reviews and ideas.  Looking forward to many more.  🙂 You inspired … Continue reading

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Weekend News Cast–Commentary by Anita

WOW! While watching the evening news last weekend I was overwhelmed with an attack of uncontrollable laughter. It has come to my attention that the weekend cast of local news anchors and roving reporters are televised live comedy in its … Continue reading

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Commentary by Anita 2018 Fall Line Up

What is your fall line up? Fall, that time of year TV changes over to new shows and brings our shows back for a new season.  I’m really looking forward to Call the Midwife on PBS, and sad this is … Continue reading

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Commentary by Anita: Update to part 5 Summer Miniseries Choices by Anita

Great news – season 2 is coming soon! The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is back, and bigger than life.  I love this mad divorcee of the Upper West Side. The writing and acting are brilliant, with authentic emotions.  Not to mention … Continue reading

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Commentary: Freaky Friday (2018) Thoughts by Anita

I have to say this plot has been done to death.  I’ve seen it (of course) as mother and daughter.  However it has been stretched so far as to be between best friends (both genders), husband and wife, and I … Continue reading

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Nuts to the MPAA! – Commentary by George

Today the Motion Picture Association of America announced changes to the Oscar process that are insulting to a lot of people and, coming this year, vaguely racist as well. I’ve read criticism that young people don’t watch the awards (thus … Continue reading

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