Tags » Ed Asner

The Grouchy Historian

​One of the things I loved about The Grouchy Historian, besides the grouchy historian was how timely it was. It made reference to things that had barely concluded in Washington. 441 more words

GGS

Quotes From The Movie "Elf"

Tonight was “Elf” night as a part of the holiday movie season. Here are a few favorite quotes from this terrific movie featuring Will Ferrell, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Zooey Deschannel, Ed Asner and Bob Newheart… 142 more words

Tony's Posts

Flashback Review: Elf

Today’s review is about an elf, (played by Will Ferrell) who discovers he’s an actual human being and he embarks on a journey to meet his father for the first time. 611 more words

Reviews

November 15: Happy Birthday Ed Asner and Petula Clark

Ed Asner is celebrating his 88th birthday today.  He graduated from the University of Chicago and spent some time in theater in Chicago before moving to New York, where played Jonathan Peachum in the off-Broadway production of… 785 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

The Grouchy Historian by Ed Asner and Ed. Weinberger

Because seemingly every nonfiction book these days needs a title that just rolls off the tongue, the full title of this book is The Grouchy Historian: An Old-Time Lefty Defends Our Constitution Against Right-Wing Hypocrites and Nutjobs… 488 more words

Review

Celluloid Heroes...

There is an old song by The Kinks titled, Celluloid Heroes. It was a favorite of a boyfriend, and I remember seeing the live decades ago. 723 more words

Politics

El Dorado

Ed Asner as Bart Jason in an autographed publicity still for El Dorado (1966).  Ed didn’t get along well with Howard Hawks while filming as their opposing political beliefs got in the way.

El Dorado