“Don’t You Ever Worry When You See What’s Going Down?” These lyrics were part of a powerful protest song from 1972 – lyrics that resonate loudly today…and they were from an unlikely source: the pop/rock band Chicago! Listening to “Dialogue… Read More ›
RIP “Rocky” Director John G. Avildsen! Brilliant Movies Like “Save The Tiger” And “The Karate Kid!” Troma Too!
RIP To A Great Movie Director, John G. Avildsen! The odds are that, even if the name isn’t familiar, his work will be – RIP to the legendary Director John. G. Avildsen, who died of pancreatic cancer at the age… Read More ›
48 Years Ago Today… I am a student of political history, and recent protest marches, and the reaction of the new administration, remind me of an era of political activism surrounding the Vietnam War in the late 60’s and early… Read More ›
Chicago’s Women’s March – 250,000+ Strong! Chicago joined a slew of other cities in America and around the world for a women’s march to support equality and fairness, and to put America’s new President on notice. America Raises Its Voice!… Read More ›
The White House! America’s Most Unique “Rental Property”! Presidential Politics! Biggest President Scandals!
This House Has A New Tenant! Yes, we have a new President, who has taken up residence in the most famous “rental property” in the world! I have been lucky enough to go to Washington DC a few times, and… Read More ›
Happy 74th Birthday Jimi Hendrix! November 27 is the birthday of one of rock’s most iconic figures – the legendary Jimi Hendrix! There is a new documentary out that shows you, in a rarely seen live performance – just how… Read More ›
Sexy Presidential “Sugar Pie”! Scandalous President John Tyler! Sexy Presidents Who Are “Hot” In The Kitchen!
Forget this political campaign: time to go back to a simpler time, when this was the most pressing issue in a campaign: Who Wants A Slice Of President John Tyler’s “Sugar Pie”? You don’t get asked that question every day!… Read More ›
“Hamilton” Wows! “Hip Hop History” Pulitzer Prize Winner! Terrific “Prince” Tribute! History “Goes Crazy!”
“I Am NOT Throwing Away My Shot!” It’s the “Shot” being heard around the musical world…much anticipated Tony Awards, recent Grammy Awards, and now the Pulitzer Prize! It’s the “hip hop history” brilliance of “Hamilton!” “Hamilton” Smashes Through The Hype!… Read More ›
Time To Take A Ride Into The World Of Hippies! Hippies. Flower Power. Free Love. GROOVY. It was a unique time in our country’s history, with some wildly entertaining music to get groovy to! Welcome To San Francisco – Circa… Read More ›
RIP Legendary Haskell Wexler! His Prescient “Medium Cool”! 1968 Chicago Riots! America’s Political Turmoil Captured On Film!!
Originally posted on johnrieber:
RIP Haskell Wexler! One of America’s most acclaimed Cinematographers/Directors has died…here is the story from Deadline.com: A longtime liberal activist, Wexler photographed some of the most socially relevant and influential films of the 1960s and 1970s,…