I finished Winning Time last night and even though I hate the Lakers, I thought this was a quite entertaining show. It does a great job of getting at the culture of the team around that time. And yeah
This is the grave of Lucille Ball. Born in Jamestown, New York in 1911, Ball grew up in a working class family. Her father was a lineman for AT&T and moved around a lot to work on the phone lines.
This is the grave of Don Pardo. Born in 1918 in Westfield, Massachusetts, Dominick Pardo grew up in an immigrant household. His parents had migrated from Poland and ran a bakery. They moved around a b
This is the grave of Alice Ghostley. Born in Eve, Missouri in 1923, Ghostley grew up in Henryetta, Oklahoma. The family was well-off enough that she could go to the University of Oklahoma when that st
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
Why on Earth is the weekly Saturday Night Live limply written, questionably acted, and toothless political humor now such a big deal that every week it trends on Twitter? We have gotten to the point o
On Roy Clark Grave Day, this was inevitable. At least we get some Loretta and Conway in this 1974 episode.
Well, hey there! In case you missed it, over at the Ringer, I wrote about Ted Lasso’s place in the grand tradition of “players coaches” like Joe Gibbs and “Sparky” Anderson: men whos