Dear Crabby, Will there be any Award Shows to Watch in 2021?

Dear Crabby, It seems like recently I heard something about nominations for some award show. With cinemas closed and that pesky pandemic still around, are award shows still a thing? Thanks!Paula PresenterDear Paula Presenter, They sure are. And here’s the funniest part: there was an awards season last year too. If you missed it, don’t feel too bad. I think a lot of people did. Like you mentioned, something about a pandemic going on. If you’re a longtime reader of my column you know … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Will Southeast Michigan Have a White Christmas?

Dear Crabby, This week is Christmas and what I really want to know right now is whether or not it’s going to be a White Christmas for those of us living in southeastern Michigan. What are your old bones telling you?Thanks! Irv B. Lin Dear Irv B. Lin, First of all, whippersnapper, ease up on the ‘old bones’ talk. Second, you bet your Bing Crosby it’s going to be a White Christmas! Well, sort of. Let me explain. Dear Crabby Gives Advice I have a feeling what you and many other … [Read more...]

Dear Crabby, Where Has All The Holiday Spirit Gone?

Dear Crabby, Like a lot of people, I’m hustling around and trying to get those last-minute gifts and other holiday preparations done before Christmas. Is it just me or are people a little ruder this year? Everyone I encounter no matter where I go just seems to be in a foul mood. Where has all the cheer, goodwill, and holiday spirit gone? Thanks! Holly Hopeful Dear Holly Hopeful, Instead of singing, ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year!’ they should change the lyrics to ‘It’s … [Read more...]