News – It’s All About Timing

By | Jan 31, 2008

There has been a lot things that have happened already in the early weeks of 2008 in the entertainment industry, but some of what at one time would have been the Top Story on the TV entertainment shows has nearly gone unseen. On the week that the topic of conversation dealt with whether or not […]

Super Bowl XLII

By | Jan 29, 2008

For those of us living in a cave with no TV or radio, this coming Sunday February 3, 2008, the NFL will play their 42nd Super Bowl. The game will be played at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. Phoenix was the host of Super Bowl XXX in January 1996. That game was […]

Beautiful Women and Their Sci-Fi Roles

By | Jan 28, 2008

There has always been beautiful women in the movies and many of them have appeared in sexy roles. But it seems as if when you add a beautiful woman in a meaningful Science Fiction role it can be a great experience. Wasn’t it her title role in Barbarella that helped make Jane Fonda a star? […]

About Vaudeville

By | Jan 26, 2008

Vaudeville was a style of entertainment popular in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries that took the form of a series of separate, unrelated acts. The performance could include all or some of the following; musicians, dancers, comedians, animal acts, magicians, impersonators, acrobats, one-act plays or scenes from plays, athletes, lecturing celebrities, minstrels, or […]

They Died Too Soon

By | Jan 24, 2008

When I put together today’s 6 Things to Consider it originally was going to be some information on the California Gold Rush, but after learning of the death of Actor Heath Ledger, I thought I would change to a list of people who died before their time. Check back tomorrow for the piece on the […]

The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame

By | Jan 23, 2008

It was in 1983 when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation came together. It was their goal to recognize those that have had a major and significant impact on the music called rock and roll. The first Rock and Roll induction occurred on January 23, 1986. The first group inducted were Performers: Buddy […]

Top Songs of 1972

By | Jan 21, 2008

With the end of one year and the coming of the next, it’s not unusual to have list showing the Best Of. That’s what today’s information will be. Thirty-Five years ago places were publishing the top songs of 1972. An to start this list is the number 6 most popular song as determined by Billboard. […]

Portable Computers

By | Jan 17, 2008

After the announcement by Steve Jobs at MacWorld 2008 for the world’s smallest computer, the MacBook Air, I started thinking about the first time I saw a portable computer. It was in the early 1980’s when computers were just in their infancy. I was a young man who grew up with an interest in electronics […]

Unusual Presidential Pardons in the last 40 years

By | Jan 16, 2008

Jimmy Hoffa Hoffa was in prison serving a sentence for jury tampering and fraud when he was pardon on December 23, 1971 by Richard Nixon. Nixon did a condition on his pardon, “not engage in direct or indirect management of any labor organization” until at least March 1980. Hoffa supported Nixon’s reelection bid in 1972. […]

The Perfect Season

By | Jan 14, 2008

It was 35 years ago on January 14, 1973 that the Miami Dolphins completed their undefeated season by defeating the Washington Redskins 14-7 at Super Bowl VII. They won all 14 of their regular season games and both of their Playoff games, first against the Cleveland Browns and then the Pittsburgh Steelers. They completed the […]

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