Category: Video

Golden Age of TV

During a rather ho-hum Emmy Awards Show (unlike many others, I was not fawning over Neil Patrick Harris) winning Mad Men writer-producer Mathew Wiener referenced the “golden age” of Television and expressed how lucky...

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Rock and Roll Videos

Music fans have plenty to watch.  There seems to be an endless supply of documentaries about music and the people behind it. Here are four rock documentaries – all excellent. Top of the list is “Searching for Sugar...

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The Wire – Greatest Show Ever?

IMDB, which I have found to be the most reliable source of movie and TV ratings, gives HB0’s The Wire an unprecedented 9.7 out of 10 rating based on over 20,000 votes. This score makes The Wire the highest-rated show on...

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What is This Blog About?

This website contains my writing across many blogs during the last fifteen years. You will find a real hodgepodge here with writing about music, movies, TV, parenting, business, and all sorts of other subjects – including my first blog, 1001 Jackasses. You can also find my answers to Quora questions and original LinkedIn posts. I hope you enjoy it.

The Blog Author

Jim Stalker writes instead of playing golf or building ships-in-bottles. His writing is informed by his career in technology sales and being a husband, parent, brother, friend, and lover of music and movies.

The BA in Philosophy is a distant memory but the UCSB experience lives on forever. Admittedly, dropping the name “Wittgenstein” at the right time does have some albeit dubious value. The MA in Communication ten years ago launched blogging. So, there is that! That, and a bunch of “Go Zags!” T-Shirts.

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