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Rerun Junkie--They Didn't Have Native Americans Back Then

As I discussed in a previous post, all of your favorites are problematic. All of my favorites, too.

One problematic aspect of reruns that’s probably the most glaring is the racist casting. 682 more words

Rerun Junkie


January 9th in history:

A couple of technical achievements on this date:

New England Telephone and Telegraph introduced the first battery-operated telephone switchboard on January 9th, 1894. 92 more words

Today In History

Tis the Season . . . For New Year’s Resolutions

Ok, the Christmas commotion has come and gone.  Today we welcome in 2018, and we are ready for the Rose Bowl Parade and some football.  Today is also the time to get down to business and make that new year’s resolution. 477 more words

Children's Book Launched

Dear Gilligan’s Island Blog readers,

For the past three years I have been writing and illustrating a children’s book called ‘DRIFTING’ and it is finally done! 271 more words


Tina Louise

Tina Louise: born Tatiana Josivovna Chernova Blacker, 11 February 1934, New York New York. First film credit: God’s Little Acre (1958), later For Those Who Think Young… 13 more words


Dawn Wells, born 1938

Dawn Wells: American actress, born the same year as Natalie Wood, Miss Nevada in 1960, played Mary Anne Summers on Gilligan’s Island (TV 1964-67).


Six Super Silly Sitcoms From the Sixties

If you’re searching for sophisticated television viewing, no need to continue reading. However, if you’re looking for mindless entertainment that will make you laugh in spite of yourself, you’re in luck. 573 more words