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
Upon Fred Willard’s death, I was reminded of something I had heard about for years, but never watched–The History of White People in America, the 1985 short mockumentary starring Willard a
Evidently there is going to be yet another film version of Last of the Mohicans (yawn), this time for television. And as the Mohegan theatre director Madeline Sayet notes, this is yet another example
Twenty years ago today, The Sopranos debuted. Crazy. That’s the beginning of the revolution in television and what a reengineering of the genre it has been.
One of my New Year’s resolutions for 2018 was to watch more television. I’ve slowly increased my TV viewing over the last couple of years in response to the great stuff out there. Now it