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My Best & Worst Quarantine TV Shows

Like most of us, I’ve been watching a lot more TV during the pandemic than I have in years. Maybe ever. And no lie, a lot of it has been much better than I expected. So, in a nod back to my “Average Matt” days of doing movie reviews for friends’ podcast, here’s a list […]

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Young Pepperdine Sportscasters (Circa 1989-1990)

Matt & Kent (photo via Tim Wilhelm) This photo is a snapshot of what hope and dreams looks like … or looked like … back around 1989 or 1990. That’s me on the left and my Pepperdine sportscasting partner, Kent Justice, on the right, at a men’s basketball game. I really have no clue when […]

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Is This What TV Will Look Like in Fall 2020?

A strange thing happened a couple nights ago as I sat down to watch the latest episode of NBC’s The Blacklist. The show began like normal, a scene playing out with Elizabeth Keen, one of the main characters on the show. Then all of a sudden, the show cuts to the unmistakeable look of a […]

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10 Years Late & Well Worth the Wait

You could say I’m a little behind in my reading and watching lists. I just now finished Moneyball — the Michael Lewis book about baseball and the Oakland A’s. It was published in 2003 and I’d always wanted to read it. But just never got around to it. I think my son bought it a […]

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