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Why Lucille Ball Remains Relevant

On one of my favorite topics, the Huffington Post’s Lily Karlin blogged last year about “Why Lucille Ball Was More Revolutionary Than You Think.” She noted, 572 more words

Lucille Ball

Welcome Back to Sitcomboy.com!

Okay, well, it’s technically not sitcomboy.com (though I still own the domain; I couldn’t give it up). My WordPress username is Sitcomboydotcom. But this blog’s purpose is the same: to celebrate the Lucyverse, as I call it, the career and life of legendary comedian and American icon, Lucille Ball. 840 more words

Lucille Ball

On December 1 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz got married...

On December 1, 1940 Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz got married.

The couple met in 1940 when Lucille Ball was filming the Rodgers and Hart musical “Too Many Girls.” Their marriage eventually became the central theme and inspiration of the television sitcom “I Love Lucy,” which subsequently became an international sensation. 54 more words

Actors

On November 6 "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour" premiered on CBS:

On November 6, 1957 “The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour” premiered on CBS. The series consisted of hour long specials that followed the lives of the Ricardos and Mertezes as they move to Westport, Connecticut. 193 more words

Random Pop Culture

On October 15 "I Love Lucy" made its TV debut...

On this day, October 15, 1951 “I Love Lucy” premiered on CBS at 9pm.

The series, which ran from October 15, 1951 to May 6, 1957, starred Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Vivian Vance, and William Frawley. 493 more words

Television

We like to drink, drink, drink!

September 28 is Drink Beer Day.

According to DaysOfTheYear.com, “This exciting holiday is recognised in many different countries across the globe and taking part could not be easier. 254 more words

Classic TV Shows

Live Tweet movie for Sat., Sept. 19: James Cagney in KISS TOMORROW GOODBYE (1950)

First off, please note the new time for The Gangsters All Here Live Tweet. We’ve switched from 12 noon over to 2:30 p.m. EST on Saturdays, just before  196 more words

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