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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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 […]
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 […]
Am I supposed to be offended at how men are portrayed as stupid in this Shopko commercial that’s airing on TV at the moment? Are you? Would you be offended if the genders were reversed? In the current societal climate, is it risky for a brand to play up this kind of stereotype?
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 […]
It’s about 2:30 pm right now on election day. In just a couple hours, one of my favorite McGee traditions will resume after a long break: Cari and I will sit down in front of the TV, with Outback Steakhouse take-out food in front of us, and we’ll settle in to watch many, many hours […]