Claudine Longet

That name sounds familiar, right? If you were around during the 1960s or early 1970s, you knew of her television and film appearances, and her recordings. You might also remember here from the trial of causing the death of her boyfriend. Since, she’s lived out of the spotlight. Let’s look at her career, because she … More Claudine Longet

Conan and Tom Snyder

Two late night interview show hosts of different generations. Both of the Johnny Carson linage. Tom Snyder covered a lot of bases: radio personality, news anchor, late night interview. By the time he accepted the invitation to follow Johnny Carson at midnight, Snyder had carved out a long news career. Ha anchored news shows in … More Conan and Tom Snyder

Thurston Howell III

Jim Backus played the egotistical, but lovable millionaire Thurston Howell III on Gilligan’s Island.  Howell made his money the old fashioned way, he inherited it from dear old dad.  Backus, who also voiced Mister Magoo, played Howell as loud, but insecure and convinced that money was the only universal language.  Howell and his wife Lovey, … More Thurston Howell III

Black Sheep Squadron

Black Sheep Squadron had a great pedigree – a hot producer, major star, exciting historical premise and great young cast. The series still struggled for two seasons to find an audience before disappearing into television history.  Very loosely based on the story of squadron leader Greg “Pappy” Boyington, Black Sheep Squadron starred Robert Conrad, a … More Black Sheep Squadron