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Christopher Walken

Posted by on Aug 21, 2016 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Christopher Walken

You either love Christopher Walken or you like him. Nobody really dislikes the man; how could you, he’s quirky and strange, and...

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Billy Crystal

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in Actor, Featured | 1 comment

It was the Bible, not Reader’s Digest, that first told us that laughter is the best medicine. With that being understood, perhaps we...

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Phil Hartman

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Phil Hartman

For eight seasons, Phil Hartman was Mr. Versatility on Saturday Night Live. Just think of some of the parts he played – Eugene, the...

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“More Cowbell” SNL Sketch

Posted by on Mar 12, 2012 in Featured, TV Show | Comments Off on “More Cowbell” SNL Sketch

Has any music producer included a cowbell as background since April 8, 2000, when Saturday Night Live ran the famous “More...

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Film: Frankenstein

Posted by on Oct 31, 2011 in Featured, Film | Comments Off on Film: Frankenstein

“It’s alive! It’s alive!” One of my all-time favorite movie quotes. So useful. As you probably know, Mary Shelley...

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Actor: Will Ferrell

Posted by on Aug 25, 2011 in Actor, Featured | Comments Off on Actor: Will Ferrell

I don’t think anyone will be comparing Will Ferrell’s acting ability with, say, Robert DeNiro anytime soon. I hope they never...

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TV Show: Jeopardy!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2010 in TV Show | Comments Off on TV Show: Jeopardy!

I realize as I write this what a geek – and what’s worse, an old geek – it makes me, but I can’t help it. One of my...

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TV Show: Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In

Posted by on Oct 1, 2009 in TV Show | Comments Off on TV Show: Rowan and Martin’s Laugh-In

First, there was the sit-in. Then the hippies came along, and we had the love-in. This usage reached its highest (or lowest, depending on...

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TV Show: 60 Minutes

Posted by on Aug 15, 2009 in TV Show | Comments Off on TV Show: 60 Minutes

It’s hard to believe that 60 Minutes has been on the air for 41 years! It’s currently the longest-running prime time TV...

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Actor: Tom Hanks

Posted by on Jun 8, 2009 in Actor | 4 comments

What can’t Tom Hanks do? He’s acted in some of the most highly acclaimed films of recent years (Philadelphia…Saving...

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