Iconic “Blaxploitation” Actor/Writer/Producer/Director Max Julien has died…he was 88 years old. Julien was best known for “The Mack”, one of the greatest “Blaxploitation” films of the 70’s…. “Blaxploitation” is a now somewhat overlooked style of film making from the early… Read More ›
“Who did this room? Parker Brothers?” This line is from one of my favorite films of all time, written by a legendary talent who has passed away… It’s very sad to have to report that Stephen Sondheim, the brilliant Musical… Read More ›
September 11, 2001. My Experience In New York That Week, From Howard Stern’s Studio To Meeting Bill Clinton…
Twenty Years On… I was in New York on September 11, 2001 – until now I’ve never posted about that day…but, twenty years later, I wanted to share what I experienced and give credit to some of the people who… Read More ›
You’ll Believe A Car Can Fly! This image is from one of the best car chases ever committed to film – shot in the early 70’s on the real mean streets of New York! There were a number of great… Read More ›
Have you seen this terrific thriller? If not, it’s one of three great films from the 90’s you can stream this week – let’s go to the movies! Malice – starring Alec Baldwin, Nicole Kidman and Bill Pullman An “A”… Read More ›
RIP Yaphet Kotto…. Sad news to share: the Iconic Actor Yaphet Kotto has died at the age of 81..- He was born in Harlem, New York, of Cameroonian royal ancestry (his great -grandfather had been a king in pre-colonial days… Read More ›
The Legend Of Broadway Joe! Talk about a fun locker room! One of the NFL’s most legendary stars not only hung out with Farrah Fawcett, he made football history when he said: “We’re going to win Sunday. I guarantee it.”… Read More ›
An Incredible Oasis In The Midst Of The Big Apple! My “Travel Challenge” Day #4 Explores New York’s Central Park!
Who’s Up For a Travel Challenge? Yes, there are times when nature can push back against civilization – perhaps the best example is New York’s iconic Central park – look at that massive public park, located right in the center… Read More ›
“The Stewardess Is Flying The Plane!” This “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has 70’s Disaster Films And Action Classics From Cinema’s Greatest Decade!
“The Stewardess Is Flying The Plane!” And she was fresking out while doing so! Yes, the late Actress Karen Black was in the cockpit as those words were uttered! It’s just one reason I love 70’s films, and a great… Read More ›
“Hitch Hiking” The Brooklyn Bridge! My #Wanderlust! Walking Across History In 6,016 Feet! Alfred Hitchcock’s “39 Steps!”
Hiking the Brooklyn Bridge! Yes, here’s the spectacular 180 degree view of Manhattan to the left and Brooklyn to the right – with the East River in between – from atop the Brooklyn Bridge! As we are all living some… Read More ›