LB: RIP Mort Sahl and Joanna Cameron

by Larry Brody

During the past couple of weeks, two shoebiz people I knew – sort of – passed away without getting much attention from the press for doing so.

The first was Joanna Cameron, an actress remembered primarily for a ’70s kid show called The Secret of Isis.

The second was Mort Sahl, one of the fathers and best known practitioners of in-your-face-political-stand-up comedy. read article

LB: A Personal Development or 2 in Cord Cutting

by Larry Brody

Yesterday we linked to a video from one of our regular contributors, Cord Cutters News, which covered the latest developments in – aw, you guessed it – cord cutting.

Today the Brody family has its own developments to announce. Without further ado: read article

LB: ‘Big Fish,’ Steven Seagal, and Emotional Truth

by Larry Brody

Everything I say is emotionally true.

The other night at a meeting in the TVWriter™ Online (that means Zoom) Writers Room, I was reminded that yes, the statement above is one yours truly often has made, but its first public appearance probably was in a press release from a representative of a guy named Steven Seagal. read article

Last Week’s Most Important Cord Cutting Developments

Big news last week was that Disney is considering divesting itself of ESPN. If that makes you ask yourself, “So…?” don’t worry. It’s cool. A lot of us are kind of shrugging about this particular move.

Cord Cutters News gives us the latest on the cord cutting front, including Roku Warns It Could Drop YouTube, ESPN Spin Off Rumors, and More!

Cord Cutters Video Channel:

Cord Cutters Web Site: read article

LB: Last Week’s Big Streaming Winner was ‘Squid Game’

But you already suspected as much, yeah?

Here’s the salient paragraph in IndieWire’s report on last week’s ratings: read article