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Dimming the footlights

I know the ol’ blog’s been a little quiet the past couple of days, for which I truly apologize…but I was kept busy with a project initiated by the good people at Radio Spirits to chronicle those celebrity notables who took their final bows at the curtain this year, with an emphasis on those who… Continue reading Dimming the footlights

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Stuff You Should Know

In the belly of The (Daily) Beast

You don’t get to be a #4-ranked party school without making the Top Ten cut of the “Fiftiest Druggiest Colleges”—this according to an article over at the Daily Beast, which put West Virginia University in the #9 position.  The hearts of every Mountaineer must be swelling with pride at this moment. I sent sister Debbie a message via Facebook that… Continue reading In the belly of The (Daily) Beast

Classic Movies

Guest Review: The Naked Kiss (1964)

By Philip Schweier (NOTE: Mr. Schweier felt his review would be more TDOY-appropriate if he included his own observations, which are printed in snarky red.) The Naked Kiss (1964) opens to some jazzy trumpet straight out of Greenwich Village, as a woman (Constance Towers) proceeds to smack a nameless joe (Monte Mansfield) around with her purse. “I’m through, Kelly. Please,”… Continue reading Guest Review: The Naked Kiss (1964)

Stuff You Should Know · Television

DVR-TiVo-Or whatever recording device strikes your fancy-alert!

Encore Westerns has got a classic episode of The Virginian up in the rotation for tomorrow afternoon at 4:30pm EST…”The Accomplice” (12/19/62), in which Shiloh Ranch hand Trampas (Doug McClure) is accused of being a bank robber by a spinsterish bank teller named Delia Miller—who has an ulterior motive in fingering him because she’s trying to extort… Continue reading DVR-TiVo-Or whatever recording device strikes your fancy-alert!