Moonlighting (1985/1986) – Twas the Episode Before Christmas, and The Bride of Tupperman

David (Bruce Willis) and Maddie (Cybill Shepherd) get into the holiday spirit this week with Twas the Episode Before Christmas. Written by showrunner and creator Glenn Gordon Caron, the xmas-themed episode aired on 17 December 1985. When a man in the witness protection program, Joseph (Ralph Meyering Jr.) is murdered by Leonard (Richard Belzer), his…

The Crowd (1928) – King Vidor

  The first recommendation from the Great Movies – 100 Years of Film book following my screening of American Beauty, takes me all the way back to 1928, to this silent film, that follows the tale of Mary (Eleanor Boardman)¬†and John Sims (James Murray), as they struggle to survive and thrive, pursuing their hopes, as…

Star Trek: The Covenant of the Crown (1981) – Howard Weinstein

  It’s time to continue going boldy with the next installment in the Pocket Books non-canon Star Trek series. The next novel in the collection is The Covenant of the Crown. It’s special because its author, Howard Weinstein also wrote an episode of the Star Trek: Animated Series, The Pirates of Orion. This novel joins…