Friday, February 14, 2020

Presidents' Day

This year on Presidents' Day, Americans will once again cast their collective thoughts toward some impressive retailers’ discounts. Some may even pause to reflect on the 44 men — past and present — who have led the country since 1789.

So as you return from the day’s bargain hunting and pull into your driveway, while waving to the guy next door, ponder this question: If you could pluck a U.S. president from the pages of history and install him in the house next door, which would make good neighbors? Here are some suggestions.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Stuart Whitman

A great movie/TV actor from the 50s & 60s. Stuart Whitman turns 92 today.

Old interview here.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Christmas with Lassie

The famous TV canine celebrated Christmas on several episodes over the years it ran in the 50s and 60s. Jon Provost shares some memories of the Christmas shows here.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Why cats don’t like Christmas

Back again for this holiday season, which should be a joyous time for all members of the household, our cat still doesn't  embrace the Christmas spirit ...... more

Saturday, December 7, 2019

D.C. Fontana

Dorothy (D.C.) Fontana will be missed in the Star Trek universe. She authored so many great episodes. Remembering her here.

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

A Happy Days Thanksgiving

As the TV matriarch of the Cunningham clan in the sitcom Happy Days, Marion Ross appeared in over 250 episodes during the hit series 11-season run from 1974 to 1984. But one episode has special significance for the actress this time of year.

Friday, November 15, 2019

Ed Asner

Not only does Ed Asner turn 90 today, but he'll be packing up his PJs in a day or two and heading to our little town for a performance of his one-man show. Interview with Ed here.

Monday, November 4, 2019

A Guide to Congressional Names

Updated for the 116th Congress - fine bunch that they are - a guide to congressional names.

For instance, could we really trust Ohio's Rep. Fudge to chair the House Finance Committee?

If you can stand more, see story here.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Boo - Part 3

You couldn't exactly call Pat Priest - aka Marilyn Munster - scary, but what the heck, around Halloween any Munster story will fly, right here.

Boo - Part 2

Bela Lugosi Jr. talks about his famous dad, here.