Took a few days off. No computer. No guitar. Got out and about for some air and stuff. Dug the rain.
And then on Monday, the day after the Academy Awards, I learned five old movie songs. 53 more words
There’s a notion going round that Dick Clark was the one who out Elvis Presley on national television. It seems to have sollidified into fact since he died, Now maybe I’m wrong, but I think American Bandstand was a local Philly show until later in the 50′s, by which time Elvis had been all over national TV many times, not to mention made a movie or two. 173 more words
Before watching the movie:
It seems like this is Jules Verne’s most-adapted story, and it’s widely different from version to version. That’s probably because from what I remember of the book, there isn’t so much plot as an excuse to go on a low-tech sci-fi adventure. 608 more words
I told you how rotten the IRS is, and people sit on their butts and let it continue. There’s a conservative group in Hollywood, shrouded in secrecy for fear of a backlash from powerful movie industry liberals, is being investigated by the Internal Revenue Service after applying for tax-exempt status. 495 more words
January 18, 1948
As the program began, the spinning of a wheel would determine the contestants’ order of appearance. As the wheel spun, Ted Mack would chant the magic words: “Round and round she goes, and where she stops nobody knows.” It was January 18, 1948, and The Original Amateur Hour, episode number one, was on the air. 319 more words