Monthly Archives: May 2008

Harvey Korman

One of the greatest comic foils in the history of TV died at age 81. Harvey Korman was best known for his years on The Carol Burnett Show, being the main male actor during most of the show’s extremely successful … Continue reading

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Jimmy McGriff

After a lengthy illness, Jimmy McGriff passed on at age 72. His name would generally come up second (only after the late, great Jimmy Smith) as a jazz/blues master of the Hammond B3.  He recorded for a number of labels … Continue reading

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John Phillip Law

John Phillip Law died last week at age 70. He was the very good looking hunk who played in lots of movies both here and abroad in the 1960’s and 70’s. Most known for playing an angel in the cult … Continue reading

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Paean to greed

Scenes like this are why I don’t watch Oprah. Greedy, greedy, greedy. How embarrassing. Oh and note to the “lucky” recipients: Oprah won’t pay taxes on your “winnings,” so bite it.

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O’Reilly Remix

This is great! You’ve all probably by now seen the O’Reilly meltdown when he couldn’t handle what was on the teleprompter, poor baby. Now someone has cleverly put his tirade to a beat. Enjoy!

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RIP Larry Levine

Larry Levine died at age 80 from emphysema. Quite simply put, he changed rock music as he was the engineering backbone of Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound. His thunderous stamp was placed on such classics as “Be My Baby,” “He’s … Continue reading

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How to Tell the GOP is really in trouble

I haven’t been entering political stuff on this blog lately, because there are many others doing so, but it’s interesting how many things are going wrong for the GOP. Polls are finding Obama will cream McCain in the election like … Continue reading

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