Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Phyllis Diller 101

One of my favorite interviews was back in 2012 with Phyllis Diller, born 101 years ago today. “Our vet told us that because of my cooking, our cat has only two lives left.”

Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Happy 4th

The bald eagle was a natural choice for a proud, young nation about to spread its own wings of freedom and make its mark on the world. Certainly not the turkey....more
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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Every Dog Has His Day

June 22 is Take Your Dog to Work Day: 
may the paws be with you!

This is Casey, a local border collie, who wanted me to remind you that Friday June 22 is once again national Take Your Dog to Work Day. I took about 100 photos and this one of Casey and Fay was just perfect.

Follow my usual tips in the Oakland Press to make the day a howling success.

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

"Little House's" Alison Arngrim gets radio show


‘Nasty Nellie’ is back - with her own internet radio show Tuesdays at 5 pm Pacific on UBN. Alison Arngrim begins her first show today - June 12. So if you’re a fan of “Little House on the Prairie,” a whole wagon load of special guests will be rolling up for the premiere. Details here.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Remembering Tony Curtis

Always like to give a nod to Tony Curtis on June 3 - he was born on this day in 1925. Although his private life was troubled over the years, on-screen he will always be a role model for aspiring actors. Link to story here.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

Veronica Cartwright and "Alien"

Veronica 'Lambert' Cartwright looks back on "Alien," released in the U.S. 39 years ago today.
Right here.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Rick Springfield Still Rockin'

Congrats to Rick Springfield for a recognition he recently received - and nothing to do with his music or acting. We recently talked about this and his career.... right here.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Marion Ross pens memoir

Marion Ross' new memoir hit bookstores in March.In the 70s and 80s, TV audiences knew Marion Ross as the sitcom mom dispensing patience and wisdom during the 11-season run of the ABC hit series “Happy Days.”
But Marion's days were not entirely happy.  
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Friday, May 11, 2018

Mother's Day with Alison Arngrim

Children raised by entertainers don’t always follow in their parents’ footsteps. But Alison Arngrim did, finding fame overnight at the age of 11 playing bratty Nellie Oleson in the hit NBC series “Little House on the Prairie.” She talks about her mother, Norma Macmillan who "was the voice of Casper the Friendly Ghost (in the 1963 series ‘The New Casper Cartoon Show’), Gumby in ‘The Gumby Show,’ and Davey in ‘Davey and Goliath.’ And she was Sweet Polly Purebred in 112 episodes of ‘Underdog.’”  Right here.