Saturday, January 16, 2016
Journeys Into A New Look at Tennessee Ernie

A New Look at Tennessee Ernie

He represented different things to different folks, depending on where you were from and what kind of music you favored. But as it turns, as varied as his repitoire,  he was even more. So I learned from a great radio feature on Tennessee Ernie Ford. Tennessee Ernie (born 1919 as Ernest Jennings Ford  in Bristol, Tenn.) Read Article

Posted by: Admin January 16, 20163:41 pm
Friday, December 18, 2015
Journeys Into Holiday Cheer with Bing and Frank

Holiday Cheer with Bing and Frank

This classic clip comes from 1957. Frank Sinatra was appearing on a weekly ABC series for alternate sponsors Bulova Watch Co. and Liggett & Myers [Chesterfield] on Friday nights at 9pm(et). It lasted one season, and was a “mixed bag” of variety shows and dramatic episodes. Some were produced “live”; others were filmed in advance. This Read Article

Posted by: Admin December 18, 20154:02 pm
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
Journeys Into A World Traveler Casts An Eye on Home

A World Traveler Casts An Eye on Home

  Paul Theroux  is an American travel writer and novelist,  whose best known work of travel writing is The Great Railway Bazaar (1975) . He has published numerous works of fiction, some of which were made into feature films, and has received awards and critical acclaim along the way. A new work, Deep South: Four Seasons Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 7, 20154:18 pm
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Journeys Into A Ralph Kramden Anniversary

A Ralph Kramden Anniversary

The Honeymooners as a series of its own debuted on October 1, 1955 on CBS Television. In fact, the Honeymooners were based on a recurring 1951–55 sketch of the same name. It originally aired on the DuMont network’s  Calvacade of Stars and then later on CBS’s The Jackie Gleason Show. The first episode of the new half-hour Read Article

Posted by: Admin October 1, 20156:21 pm
Friday, September 25, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Yogi

Passing: Yogi

Some wonderful tributes: Harvey Araton in The New York Times Radio Interview with Bobby Richardson and Suzyn Waldman about Yogi   ShareFollow

Posted by: Admin September 25, 20153:43 pm
Monday, September 21, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Jack Larson – TV Superman’s Jimmy Olsen

Passing: Jack Larson – TV Superman’s Jimmy Olsen

Jack Larson was a playwright and librettist who died on September 20 at his home at Brentwood, California at age 87. To most of us, though, he was known as the actor who played the cub reporter Jimmy Olsen in the television series “Adventures of Superman. The New York Times reports that In 1951, Larson was offered Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 21, 20151:03 pm
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Journeys Into Passing: Dean Jones

Passing: Dean Jones

Actor Dean Jones, who starred in The Love Bug, That Darn Cat! and other classic Walt Disney movies, has died at age 84. In addition to his film work, Jones played the role of Bobby in the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim’s Company in 1970. Jones died in Los Angeles on Tuesday, according to Read Article

Posted by: Admin September 3, 201512:05 am
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Journeys Into The Start of the State Fair

The Start of the State Fair

It’s so much a part of the American landscape that we tend to it for granted. State Fairs mean so much to so many. From music to food, agriculture to popular culture, entertainment, and, of course, the midway, there seemingly is something for everyone. And, now it serves as a production set for political campaigns. Read Article

Posted by: Admin August 26, 201510:36 pm
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Journeys Into “Live from Ebbet’s Field”

“Live from Ebbet’s Field”

On this date (August 26) in 1939 the first telecast of a major league baseball game took place. It was the first game of a doubleheader at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, between the Dodgers and Cincinnati. Those who watched saw the league-leading Reds win 5-2. NBC broadcast the game on its station W2XBS based in the Read Article

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