Category Archives: Television

A Christmas Story, or …

……or Darren McGavin’s finest performance.  Yes, it’s that time of year, again.  It’s the 35th anniversary of our meeting “The Old Man Parker” (AKA Ralphie’s Father; AKA Darren McGavin).  Are you ready to see “A Christmas Story” again?  Of course, … Continue reading

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Best Car Chase on Film

Sam: Whenever there is any doubt, there is no doubt.  That’s the first thing they teach you. Vincent: Who taught you? Sam: I don’t remember. That’s the second thing they teach you.   That’s a bit of dialogue between Sam (Robert DeNiro) … Continue reading

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Baseball Awards, 2018, Part 2

This is the second of 2 articles to discuss baseball’s annual awards.  The Cy Young winners and best managers will be done today.  The MVPs and Rookies of the year were done last time. Cy Young, AL:  A few pitchers … Continue reading

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Baseball Awards, 2018

This is the first of 2 articles to discuss baseball’s annual awards.  The MVPs and Rookies of the Year will be done today.  Next time, the Cy Young winners and best managers will be discussed. MVP, AL:  The race for … Continue reading

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Memorable Words from TV

Television has been around for a long time.  When I was a child, it was black and white.  Movies started the same way.  Then TV and movies became colorful.  Here are some quotes from and about television.  Feel free to … Continue reading

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The Twilight Zone

Does the man in the picture ( see above) look familiar? Rod Serling was responsible for The Twilight Zone television series.  He wrote more than half of the series’ 156 episodes.  How many of the 156 have you seen?  From the … Continue reading

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Paul Simon’s Finest

In 2007, Paul Simon was the first winner of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. ******************************************************************************** I heard of Simon and Garfunkel when I was in college.  Their first hit was “The Sounds of Silence” which arrived … Continue reading

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