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Music: Cole Porter

Posted by on Jun 22, 2009 in Music | 1 comment

They had to invent a term to accommodate Porter’s contributions to the...

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Film: The Godfather

Posted by on Jun 21, 2009 in Film | 2 comments

Can you imagine anyone playing the part of Don Corleone other than Marlon...

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TV Show: The Cosby Show

Posted by on Jun 20, 2009 in TV Show | 1 comment

It’s Father’s Day, and it’s not easy for dads to find a good...

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Sports: Tiger Woods

Posted by on Jun 19, 2009 in Sports | 0 comments

Back when I hosted a sports radio talk show, we had a running debate over what...

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Travel: Lanikai Beach, Oahu

Posted by on Jun 18, 2009 in Travel | 0 comments

Lanikai means “heavenly sea” in the Hawaiian language, and I think...

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Food: Barbecue

Posted by on Jun 17, 2009 in Food | 1 comment

First, I appeal for calm. Nothing stirs the passions, especially among...

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Actor: Cary Grant

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in Actor | 2 comments

Simply, he was Mr. Suave. What man wouldn’t want his good looks, his...

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Singer: Jimi Hendrix

Posted by on Jun 15, 2009 in Singer | 2 comments

Time has allowed us to get a little perspective on this comet that briefly...

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Kid Stuff: Superman

Posted by on Jun 14, 2009 in Kids Stuff | 1 comment

“Faster than a speeding bullet…More powerful than a...

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Film: Field of Dreams

Posted by on Jun 13, 2009 in Film | 0 comments

“If you build it, he will come.” One of the most memorable lines in...

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