Dana Wessel

Sure Could Go For Some Wings…

Now more than ever we are all looking for a recommendation to watch on TV. A few factors play into this. First, we have never had more things to watch thanks to 189 different streaming services. Secondly, we are all stuck at home with not much to do. Lastly, we all are looking for an escape from the political horror story that plays out each night on the news and social media. 

So I figured I – a man with IMPECCABLE TV taste – would start recommending things I have enjoyed recently. Will be a combo of new stuff and other things I have finally got around to watching or rewatching. 

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Each week I answer questions people send me in a soon-to-be award-winning column called Ask Wessel. Please send any and all questions to me on Twitter or email DanaJWessel@gmail.com. The weirder the better. 

Q: Is it worth it to dress up for halloween in the comfort of your own home during the pandy? zoom halloween party? pls address. – Morgan

Halloween is just going to be the latest Pandy crotch-kick we will have to deal with this year. Of course Halloween actually falls on a Saturday this year, adding even more 2020 to a year that has already been so full of 2020. 

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(Above cover photo courtesy of Dustin Morse)

Minnesota Twins masher Josh Donaldson gifted all his teammates with high quality robes before they enter postseason quarantine. The pictures of players wearing the robes before the game were cool, and all but the real fun began when Nelson Cruz started putting his robe on teammates returning to the dugout after they came up big. 

And with that, a legend was born. 

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***David Letterman came out of nowhere in a surprise appearance in the 2020 Emmy Awards. It made me nostalgic about him and how much I missed him on TV every night. So I figured I would republish the below post that I originally wrote in 2015 before his final Late Show.***

David Letterman has been on television for longer than I have been alive. That’s what makes him stepping away after 33-years so difficult for me to process. He has, quite literally, always been there. 

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There is a scene in the 1994 indie cult-classic Jurassic Park where the character Ian Malcolm questions the idea of bringing back dinosaurs by saying, “but your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”

That is exactly what went through my head when I saw this DiGiorno Croissant Crust pizza in the freezer section at Target. There are a lot of these types of food combos out these days, mostly to get attention by going viral on social. “Holy crap! Did you see Kellogs now sell boxes of Corn Flakes with cheddar brats sliced up in them?!”

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