At least, it feels easier than last summer.
‘High on the Hog: How African American Cuisine Transformed America’
‘Tis the season of the cookout, and there isn’t anything more perfect to watch right now than “High on the Hog.”
Satterfield is the most charming of hosts, and the series is not only informative but also — no pun intended — soul-stirring.
“Hog” is currently streaming.
‘Woman in Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA’
Nichelle Nichols not only starred as a Black woman in space with her role as Lt. Nyota Uhura in “Star Trek: The Original Series,” but she also helped others like herself in real life despite an uphill battle.
“Woman in Motion: Nichelle Nichols, Star Trek and the Remaking of NASA” starts streaming Thursday on Paramount+.
‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’
When you start complaining that’s it’s “hot as hell” outside, remember this “chilling story of terror, murder and unknown evil that shocked even experienced real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren.
“One of the most sensational cases from their files, it starts with a fight for the soul of a young boy, then takes them beyond anything they’d ever seen before, to mark the first time in U.S. history that a murder suspect would claim demonic possession as a defense,” is how the film is described.
Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson star as Lorraine and Ed Warren in the movie, which hits theaters and starts streaming on HBO Max (which is owned by CNN’s parent company) Friday.
Two things to listen to
“I’m a much better singer, producer and guitarist now … and my voicings and tunings are far more complex and interesting,” she said. “But there’s a pure, unspoiled, unselfconscious beauty to the early work that I can’t capture again. I can’t unknow what I know.”
Can we please now get Lilith Fair back?
Paris Hilton hosts a podcast?
Two things to talk about
That’s why I was tickled beyond belief to learn that she’s not like the rest of us, lounging as we are around the house in sweats and/or yoga pants during the pandemic.
“I call them my baby clothes because they’re soft like a baby,” Parton said.
What else would we expect from a woman who said she does “all my beauty work and cleaning my face in the morning because I usually try to keep my makeup on at night”?
She explained, “I never know if there’s going to be an earthquake or a tornado or a storm and I’m going to have to go out in the middle of the night!”
I was today years old when I found out.
Viewers got to see them get engaged, but shortly thereafter they split.
It wouldn’t be Bachelor Nation if there wasn’t a breakup and an occasional reconciliation — or two.
Something to sip on
“Mare of Easttown” is a reminder of just how good a crime drama can be.
The finale aired recently, and social media couldn’t stop talking about everything — the tremendous acting, the superb writing and the spot-on Pennsylvania accents.
More of this, please.