This is the grave of Marlin Perkins. Born in 1905 in Carthage, Missouri, Perkins got interested in animals as a young child. He nearly died of pneumonia at the age of 7, but managed to hang on. Howeve
We should remember the wonderful if bizarre career of Dean Stockwell now that he has passed on from the planet. He was great in so much. When he did Quantum Leap, the quality of television was pretty
An extremely rare television review from me, as I am horrible at sitting down and watching shows. Much of this comes from my deep contempt for the culture of binge watching and other parts of it come
On Roy Clark Grave Day, this was inevitable. At least we get some Loretta and Conway in this 1974 episode.
This is the grave of David Garroway. Born in 1913 in Schenectady, New York, Garroway lived all over the place as a child, as his parents moved constantly. They finally ended up in St. Louis in the lat
This Joshua Rivera piece of criticism about the evolution of the Muppets is really quite good. Recent iterations of this (Jason Segel’s excellent film excluded) have been a case study in how to
Last night, I watched this 1970 appearance by Orson Welles on the Dick Cavett Show, after Jack Lemmon had already been interviewed and was also on the stage. It’s quite fascinating. Welles oozes
This 1953 short is an absolutely outstanding satire of early television and the chaos it brought to households and neighborhoods. That’s a first rate late film cameo! This was also at the end of