My Weight Loss Adventure Week Four

My Weight Loss Adventure – Thanksgiving

It is week four of my journey and I am still unable to get weighed.  This makes the task a little harder as I really don’t know if I’m moving forward or not.  I have done my best to implement the suggestions made by the dietician and I am starting to do better with those.  I have limited all the sugar drinks, including juice, from the diet.  My main …

Thanksgiving History and Trivia

ThanskgivingThanksgiving History and Trivia

  • The first Thanksgiving in North America was on September 8, 1565 in St. Augustine, Florida. Some say it was 1578, when an explorer Martin Frobisher held a Thanksgiving celebration for surviving his journey from England. The English settlers celebrated Thanksgiving on December 4, 1619, near Jamestown Virginia. The Pilgrims celebrated their first harvest in 1621, but they did not hold a true Thanksgiving until 1623.
  • The trip to Plymouth Rock took

Five Fave: TV Theme Songs From The 2000’s

The 2000’s are the dark ages of television theme songs. The majority of shows have instrumentals. Several shows grab portions of songs already recorded and released. If you were a TV jingle writer, you were basically S.O.L. in this millennium. We scoured the landscape, and barely came up with 5 originals. Here are our Five Fave TV Theme Songs From The 2000’s.

 

#5 – Chappelle’s Show – Cedric “Catfish” Turner & Malcolm Prince

Amazon Studios Is Bringing Coming 2 America To The Masses

It has been a rough year for entertainment. Theaters around the country are shut down due to Covid-19. But recent news has broke that should bring some smiles to some faces. That news being that Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to Coming 2 America from Paramount Pictures. This long-awaited sequel to the iconic comedy Coming to America will launch worldwide in over 240 countries and territories on Prime Video on March 5, 2021.

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Five Fave: TV Theme Songs From The 1990’s

TV in the 1990’s got quirkier and bolder, as cable television boomed, and new stations sprung up all the time. This made for some highly focused entertainment, as the new networks took chances to attract an audience. It was also the last hurrah for theme songs, as shows began going with instrumentals, or using previously recorded material. Presenting our Five Fave TV Theme Songs From The 1990’s.

 

#5 – South Park – Primus

Five Fave: TV Theme Songs From The 1990’s

TV in the 1990’s got quirkier and bolder, as cable television boomed, and new stations sprung up all the time. This made for some highly focused entertainment, as the new networks took chances to attract an audience. It was also the last hurrah for theme songs, as shows began going with instrumentals, or using previously recorded material. Presenting our Five Fave TV Theme Songs From The 1990’s.

 

#5 – South Park – Primus

Five Fave: TV Theme Songs From The 1980’s

The 1980’s were a crazy time in America. Many things were changing, and society was experimenting, while money was flying across the globe. Perhaps in reaction, there were many family sitcoms that went out of their way to teach life lessons. Their theme songs were often inspiring and hopeful, bouncy tunes that are stuck in our heads decades later, full of sweetness and kindness. Presenting our Five Fave TV Theme Songs From The 1980’s.…

My Weight Loss Adventure Week Three

Start Now.  Start where you are.  Start with Fear.

Start with pain.  Start with hands shaking.

Start with voice trembling. Start and don’t stop.

Start where you are, with what you have.

Just….Start.

-Zig Ziglar

The Long Weight

Going into week three I have no weight to report.  The county that I live in has gone back into shut down mode because the COVID-19 numbers are rising, and my doctor’s office is no longer seeing …

Five Fave: TV Theme Songs From The 1970’s

Television in the 1970’s reflected the turbulent times at the turn of the decade. In the midst of an endless controversial war, social justice struggles, political scandal, and the earth-shattering achievements of the moon landing and space exploration, TV became grittier and more inclusive. Presenting our Five Fave TV Theme Songs From The 1970’s.

 

#5 – Good Times – Jim Gilstrap & Blinky Williams

There was hardly a successful TV show in the …

How Do We Still Have A Major American Tournament Called “The Masters”?

2020 has provided us many opportunities to reflect on implicit bias, to reexamine systemic inequality, and to reconsider offensive terminology. After decades of resistance, the Washington Redskins reluctantly changed their name, to the sarcastic and spiteful Washington Football Team, but at least it is a first step toward acknowledging their hurtful appropriation of Native American culture while using a racial slur.

The topic of addressing the potential name change of one of golf’s most famous …

What Happened To TV Theme Songs?

Throughout television history, some of the greatest shows had memorable, sing-along theme songs. Some made you feel good, some taught us lessons, and some were just fun to sing. Lately it seems that instrumentals have taken over the game. Some shows simply use existing songs, but that should not count. What we need are the toe-tapping, character-building originals that get stuck in your head for life. What happened to TV Theme Songs?

Check out our …

Festival Rewind – Aftershock Festival

In the absence of new festivals to cover, GameOn.media is taking a look back at some of our favorite festivals, which we look forward to writing about and taking pictures of, just as soon as we are able to safely do so again.

Danny Wimmer Presents has become the leading producer of rock festivals in the United States, and one of their crown jewels is Monster Energy Aftershock Festival, which takes place in the fall …