Television

Blow in my ear, and I’ll follow you anywhere

In a featurette included on the Time Life DVD set Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: The Complete Third Season—a stand-alone release that hit your friendly neighborhood brick-and-mortars this March—actress-comedienne Lily Tomlin reminisces that she first met Laugh-In executive producer George Schlatter while auditioning for The Garry Moore Show, a 1966-67 CBS-TV variety hour that was a… Continue reading Blow in my ear, and I’ll follow you anywhere

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Television

Look that up in your Funk & Wagnalls

Back in June of last year, I did a post on the former site of the blog about Time Life's bodacious DVD release of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In to fans and collectors.  It's the complete series; all six seasons comprised of 140 telecasts (and the pilot) and the sweet thing is that if you're unable… Continue reading Look that up in your Funk & Wagnalls

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Book Review: I, Samantha, Take This Mortal, Darrin

In 2014—just in time for the 50th anniversary of the fantasy television sitcom hit Bewitched—author Adam-Michael James published The Bewitched Continuum: The Ultimate Linear Guide to the Classic TV Series.  A king-sized book crammed with fun facts and tantalizing tidbits about the long-running show, Continuum also allowed its author to speculate on how the series… Continue reading Book Review: I, Samantha, Take This Mortal, Darrin