Author Archives: Fred Schneider

About Fred Schneider

I’m a blogger because I like writing about things I’m interested in and knowledgeable about. Which shouldn’t sound surprising, but blogging provides that immediate outlet for me and other bloggers to weigh in on what they’re thinking about and what they’re interested in. To put down on paper or computer words and feelings that they may struggle to get out of their mouths on the spot. To be able think about things and then express them. That is what blogging and writing is about, at least when it comes to commentary. Writing as a reporter or biographer, is a bit different. Because it’s not so much about what the writer feels that is relevant unless they’re being asked about it. But what’s more important is what they know and how they know that based on their reporting. An opportunity for blogger commentators to get things off their chest that perhaps they’re not able to do simply by speaking to people. That is my favorite thing about blogging to be able to immediately get things off my chest that I’m thinking about. Blogging is the perfect form of communication for me, because I’m interested in so many different things and frankly knowledgeable about them. I write mostly about current affairs. Government and politics, public policy, history, but I’m also interested in sports especially sports history, as well as movies especially classic Hollywood and entertainers. Especially entertainers who’ve been around a long time and are from classic Hollywood. Today’s Hollywood and entertainment, not so much, but that is a subject for another piece. And when you’re a blogger and you just read something that got your attention and were really interested in from either a positive or negative standpoint, or perhaps you just saw a movie or saw some story and you’re really interested in and knowledgeable about what you just saw, you can immediately weigh in on what you just saw. I mean to be a blogger all you really need is a computer and have something to say. Being able to write helps as well. That is what blogging and writing is to me. The ability for people to write what they’re thinking and how they feel, as well as what they know. Which is the most important thing here, because even commentators need to know what they’re talking about to be successful and make a living at that. Whether they write or talk on TV or radio, or a combination of all those things. That is what I’m going to do here and if you’re someone who has multiple interests and are interested in things besides who the latest hot celebrity is and who that person is seeing and why they’re in trouble now, or what the latest new technology is, then I hope you check out this blog. Because I cover a lot of different things here and not just government and politics, but history including Hollywood history and to a certain extent what’s going on there today. And you might even see a few pieces about so -called celebrity culture, but just from a a satiric viewpoint.

HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- J Edgar Hoover, Chelsea Manning & PC Colleges

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review As far as J Edgar Hoover, I don’t know how I can talk about him without being accused of the homophobe or some liberal elitist to the Christian-Right because they … Continue reading

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Turner Classic Movies: TCM Remembers Robert Osborne- 1932-2017

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review How I do I talk about Robert Osborne, how do I talk about a man I don’t personally know who wasn’t an actor or a famous celebrity really for anyone … Continue reading

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NFL Films: Randy White- Top 10 Dallas Cowboys of All Time

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review When you’re talking about the best defensive tackles in NFL history, I believe there really only four you can consider for the best ever. And then argue about which one … Continue reading

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NFL Films: Bob Ryan- How The Dallas Cowboys Became Americas Team

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review At risk of stating the obvious, in a country over 200 million people back in the 1970s and in a major sports league like the NFL with 26 franchises by … Continue reading

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HBO: Real Time With Bill Maher- New Rule: What if Barack Obama Said It?

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review Just to at least sound serious for a minute. The reasons why the Republican Party are holding Donald Trump to a lower standard and perhaps low standard is not the … Continue reading

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Emi Music: Tom Cochrane- Life is a Highway

Source: This piece was originally posted at FRS Daily View “Life is a highway, I want to ride it all night long! Tom Cochrane is really on to something with those lyrics. To use a cliche, “life is a marathon and … Continue reading

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PBS: NewsHour- Paul Solomon Interviewing Charles Murray- Why Economic Anxiety is Driving Working Class Voters to Trumpism

“The American middle class and you could go down half of a class and look at the working class in America who tend to be blue-collar and …” Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat The American … Continue reading

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