Carl Bernstein is a throwback to newspaper men and woman of a different and lost time in America. If you’ve ever seen The Front Page, Lou Grant or Teacher’s Pet; this was a time of hard-boiled newsroom editors who drank, smoked cigars and were married to chasing stories, or at least that’s the romanticized image. … More Carl Bernstein: Chasing History
It usually takes skill and/or training to be successful at your craft. Talent also helps, but in popular music, there is another factor, the material and the presentation that matter to fans. There are tons of singers, just watch one of of those TV talent shows, most of which you wouldn’t pay money to hear. … More Singers or Vocalists?
He is best remembered as Felix Unger on television, a co-star in Doris Day-Rock Hudson films, and a raconteur on late night talk shows like David Letterman. Tony Randall was much more than that. Even into his 80s, he was fit, energetic, sharp and fathered two children with his young wife. Randall was a revered … More Tony Randall Remembered
I am going to present you two stacks of DVDs (no Blu-ray disks mixed in). You are going on a trip and these are the only entertainment you will have. No TV, cable or internet. Which one would you choose? No trading between stacks. Stack 1 Roman Holiday (1953) – Reporter Gregory Peck and Princess … More DVDs: Which Stack?
By the end of the 1960s, Doris Day’s film career was about over. Reluctantly, she took on the television series her husband had obligated her (without her knowledge), and it would last for five successful years and close out her show business career. In the 1950s and 1960s, Day often teamed up with the same … More The Glass Bottom Boat (1966)
Doris Day stopped being Doris Day decades ago. Even though she spurned the limelight, she never left our televisions or our hearts. Radio, concerts, records, television and film, she made her mark in every medium. During her lifetime she lived several lives, all of them quite fascinating. First she was a big band singer, including … More Doris Day