Posts Tagged ‘Jerry Lewis’

Everybody Loves Dean Martin Sometime

Friday, October 30th, 2015

RemingtonDino Crocetti emerged from the hardscrabble existence in Steubenville, Ohio to become one of the biggest stars in the second half of the 20th century.  With a new moniker of Dean Martin, a legendary partnership with Jerry Lewis, and a fixture status in the famed Rat Pack, the kid from Steubenville became a show business icon.

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The Life and Times of Vincent Terranova

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

RemingtonWiseguy aired on CBS for four seasons, from 1987 to 1990.  Ken Wahl starred as Vincent “Vinnie” Terranova, a federal government agent in the Organized Crime Bureau.  Terranova went deep undercover to establish viable criminal credentials.

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Late Night Gets Crowded

Friday, March 20th, 2015

RemingtonWhen Johnny Carson was in his golden years as the host of The Tonight Show, when Yo! MTV Raps introduced Hip-hop music to Generation X, when George Herbert Walker Bush started a potential presidential dynasty in his clan, comedian Arsenio Hall took on the challenge of bringing a younger, hipper, and politically aware audience to late night television. (more…)

The Lone Ranger Conquers Comics

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

The Lone Ranger and Tonto did not always get along

Topps Comics produced a four-part story in 1994 that pulled no punches for this duo.  Literally.

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Mad Comedians and Mad Monsters

Monday, March 11th, 2013

Baby boomers and Generation Xers most likely recall Rankin-Bass as the studio responsible for the stop-motion animation television specials Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town.

Rankin-Bass also produced two specials that were quite mad.  Literally.

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