Suddenly, out of the blue, she was all over the news. Maybe not where you live, but I’m remembering what … More CYNTHIA NIXON
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Sometimes on the highway there’s a warning. Sometimes you just keep going. You put on your survival hat and travel … More ON THAT WINDING ROAD AGAIN
John Cullum’s fascinated as wife Emily Frankel describes some of her silly, daily rituals. Claiming he’s NOT “a routine sort … More (VIDEO) SILLY IMPORTANT DAILY ROUTINES
I remember his inauguration day. He shunned pomp of the presidency, even carried his own suitcase onto Air Force One, … More HURRAY EX-PRESIDENT CARTER
Emily Frankel’s question, “What do you wish for” (usually a fun topic) becomes an SERIOUS topic. What John says gets … More (VIDEO) WHAT DOES JOHN CULLUM WISH FOR?
Practical thoughts. It’s time to do your own annual checkup. You need to keep track of what’s on this list. Your … More EM ADVICE–BE YOUR OWN DOC
“BlacKkKlansmen” is the title of Spike Lee’s latest film. It was released August 10th, on the anniversary of the 2017 … More SPIKE LEE IS SHOUTING “WAKE UP”
Today’s date, my brother’s birthday, is burned in my mind. My brother, David Frankel, was the only male child in … More CELEBRATING MY BROTHER
Ah, the sweet smell of newly mowed grass … it always gets to me…It brings back memories of our lawn … More MOWING THE LAWN
John Cullum and wife Emily Frankel recall heading down the road spur of the moment, in their ancient second-hand Plymouth, … More (VIDEO) SAY THE WORD ‘SUMMER” & WHAT COMES TO MIND
If there was a nuclear bomb alert, would you know what to do? Two passionate, uninhibitedly vociferous members of the … More IF THERE WAS A NUCLEAR ATTACK….
What would you like to be able to DO again? Do better and handle differently? Remembering specific things, both John … More (VIDEO) SMALL REGRETS…
I bumped into them a few months ago on a night I was restless, looking for a film or a … More WHY DO I LOVE THESE GUYS?
Our huge response to the wedding of Harry and Mehgan, the “Younger Generation of the Royals” got my attention, but … More WHEN ‘MRS. ROBINSON’ DIES…
I love this photo of my husband, John Cullum, in costume, on the set for the movie “1776.” The candle … More WHEN JOHN CULLUM SINGS…
I am anti-cellphones. I’ve written about them yearly since 2010 when Media said they had the same level of frequency … More SAY “HI” TO YOUR NOT-SMART OLD PHONE
You could consult a crystal gazer, tarot card or tea leaves expert about your career, love life, and life line … More WANT TO FIND OUT ABOUT YOUR FUTURE?
Emily Frankel gets John Cullum explaining how he handles directors. When something he’s told to do in a scene feels … More (VIDEO) HEAR YOUR OWN VOICE
Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables is at the Whitney Museum in New York City through June 10th. American … More GRANT WOOD ART
Emily Frankel gets her husband to reveal what he’s learned to do, aside from performing, doing A.I.R Videos, or publishing … More (VIDEO) ANOTHER JOHN CULLUM SKILL
Here’s an interview with Sean Penn, about his recently published novel, “BOB HONEY WHO JUST DO STUFF.” Interviewer, Nate Hopper, … More SEAN PENN’S REVELATIONS
What do I fear? That aliens are already here? Sure, it’s in the worry corner of my mind, along with … More WHAT I FEAR
John Cullum says while you’re working in a show, the cast as well as the stage crew becomes a family … More (VIDEO) JOHN CULLUM’S FAMILY FEELINGS
We hear about guns — golly, everyday — accidents, murders, killings — all types of people using guns. Many of … More THE GUN GUYS
Em tells John Cullum he’s getting to be a fussy-critical like his Dad, and everyday she’s finds herself behaving like … More (VIDEO) CRANKY LIKE OUR PARENTS