Happy Oscar Sunday! Yes, today is the day that the Academy Awards ceremony takes place in Hollywood California – and what better way to celebrate cinema that with a mouth full of “OScar-Shaped Smoked Salmon And Caviar Toasts”? That is,… Read More ›
It all started with this ad…..a vintage Pall Mall cigarette ad that promotes the smooth, non-throat-scratching mellowness of their cigarette – using Santa! It got me looking for the funniest holiday ads of a bygone era and that led me… Read More ›
Is This What Macca Meant By “Temporary Secretary?” Yes, they were the greatest musical group of all time. I have posted many great stories about The Beatles, but this is revelatory – they not only left a legacy of the… Read More ›
“I needed a drink, I needed a lot of life insurance, I needed a vacation, I needed a home in the country. What I had was a coat, a hat and a gun.” Now that’s “hard-boiled” writing! Meet Gumshoe Philip… Read More ›
Feeling Down? Ted Baxter’s Got The Answer! First of all, I’m thankful that we made it through Election Day here in the US without incidents – and that the next two months go smoothly and fairly. There are days (perhaps… Read More ›
Who Wants To Live Here? After the raucous election this week, I can’t imagine why ANYONE would take on a race for The White House! That said, the 2020 election is over, and congratulations to President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice… Read More ›
Party With “McLovin’!” Why “Super Bad” Is One Of The Best “Coming Of Age” Films Ever! My “Cult Movie Monday” Goes Back To School!
Who Wants To Party With “McLovin!” One of cinema’s most memorable characters of the past 20 years is this guy, McLovin’! You see, he’s 25 years old and an organ donor, so he can buy alcohol for a big party… Read More ›
Mary Tyler Moore – An Iconic Sitcom Turns 50! My “Wednesday Bookmobile” Has Its Creation! Kelly Clarkson Sings The Iconic theme Song Too!
“American audiences won’t tolerate divorce in a series’ lead any more than they will tolerate Jews, people with mustaches, and people who live in New York.” And with that, TV Execs trashed the concept for one of the greatest TV… Read More ›
Goodbye New York Pay Phones! This Iconic Communication Tool Is Disappearing! “The King Of Comedy” Shows Them Off!
Farewell To A Iconic Communication Tool! Yes, you won’t have pay phones to kick around New York City any longer… For a generation, these pay phones were everywhere – all across the country, but certainly on every corner in The… Read More ›
Who Wants To Live Here? It’s an election year, so this President’s Day, I have a look at films about the Presidency – yes, we celebrate with a “Cult Movie Monday” from The White House! The American President Look at… Read More ›