Monthly Archives: October 2012

‘The Paul Lynde Halloween Special’ (1976)

On October 29, 1976 a comedic monster known as The Paul Lynde Halloween Special ate up television screens across America. Here now, in its entirety, you can watch that marvelous beast in frightening action once again. Are you brave enough … Continue reading

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Trailer Tuesday: The Goodbye Girl

The Goodbye Girl hit theaters in November of 1977. Written by Neil Simon and directed by Herbert Ross, this comedy, a critical and commercial smash-hit, won the Golden Globe for Best Picture (musical or comedy) and netted star, Richard Dreyfuss, … Continue reading

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Music for Monday: Average White Band, ‘School Boy Crush’

“She said ‘Look, boy.’ ‘Don’t you touch.’ That ain’t much. It’s only a school boy crush.” It’s been a few months since we shined the musical spotlight on Scotland’s Average White Band. Let’s remedy that right now as we can … Continue reading

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Shazam!': Michael Gray Interviewed, promo video

I reported the other day on the impending release of the Shazam! complete series DVD collection from Warner Brothers. Well, the disc is out now and series star Michael Gray (Billy Batson) has been doing some promotion this past week. … Continue reading

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Mood Music: Carl Perkins, ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ (live, 1971)

Here’s a short, shakin’ shock of Mood Music for your Saturday evening. Carl Perkins performing “Blue Suede Shoes” on The Johnny Cash Show which aired on January 21, 1971. A minute and a half of stomping good fun. Play it … Continue reading

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Funshine Friday: The Roman Holidays

Hanna-Barbera’s short-lived cartoon, The Roman Holidays, originally ran for 13 episodes from September through December, 1972. The show was something like a Flintstones in the Roman Era (63 AD) and featured Dave Willock as Gus Holiday. You’ll probably remember Willock’s … Continue reading

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