Posts Tagged: television

David Cassidy 16 Magazine 1971r

David Cassidy I Think I Love You

Is there a woman of a certain age who didn’t have a crush on wistful, dreamy David Cassidy? Is there a man of a certain age who as a young teen didn’t want to look, sound and dress like David

David Cassidy 16 Magazine 1971r

David Cassidy I Think I Love You

Is there a woman of a certain age who didn’t have a crush on wistful, dreamy David Cassidy? Is there a man of a certain age who as a young teen didn’t want to look, sound and dress like David

OJ Trial editorial cartoon

OJ Simpson Goes Free, Again

  The verdict is in and the juice is loose! Again! Get ready for reality TV. Come October parolee OJ Simpson will be on the prowl.  Ladies lock your doors Of course on the bright side, now he will finally

OJ Trial editorial cartoon

OJ Simpson Goes Free, Again

  The verdict is in and the juice is loose! Again! Get ready for reality TV. Come October parolee OJ Simpson will be on the prowl.  Ladies lock your doors Of course on the bright side, now he will finally

Mary Tyler Moore TV Guide Cover

So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

Mary Tyler Moore TV Guide Cover

So Long Mary Tyler Moore

  With the turn of a TV dial, Mary turned the world and my childhood on with her smile. A constant presence on my TV screen, Mary Tyler Moore and her winning smile shepherded me through  my Kennedy era childhood,

Walter Cronkite and Daffy Duck

Where Have You Gone Walter Cronkite?

In this age of deep distrust, “the most trusted man in America” is sorely missed more than ever. Walter Cronkite who reigned supreme at a time of journalistic  integrity, ( no millennials, that’s not an oxymoron) long before cable tabloid

Walter Cronkite and Daffy Duck

Where Have You Gone Walter Cronkite?

In this age of deep distrust, “the most trusted man in America” is sorely missed more than ever. Walter Cronkite who reigned supreme at a time of journalistic  integrity, ( no millennials, that’s not an oxymoron) long before cable tabloid

vintage illustration TV cameras at convention

Changing Communications Changes the Conventions

While I watched history being made in Philadelphia last week as Hillary Clinton triumphantly accepted her party’s  nomination as the first female candidate for president, I of course was watching it on TV, while downstairs my 18-year-old niece was watching

vintage illustration TV cameras at convention

Changing Communications Changes the Conventions

While I watched history being made in Philadelphia last week as Hillary Clinton triumphantly accepted her party’s  nomination as the first female candidate for president, I of course was watching it on TV, while downstairs my 18-year-old niece was watching

Hydrogen Bomb Ivy Mike atmospheric test

North Korea Nuclear Jitters

Say It Ain’t So Did North Korea really just conduct a hydrogen bomb test? Despite Kim Jong Un’s boastful declaration that it detonated a hydrogen bomb, there now seem to be some doubts. The fact that the explosion might be

Hydrogen Bomb Ivy Mike atmospheric test

North Korea Nuclear Jitters

Say It Ain’t So Did North Korea really just conduct a hydrogen bomb test? Despite Kim Jong Un’s boastful declaration that it detonated a hydrogen bomb, there now seem to be some doubts. The fact that the explosion might be

John Belushi 1977 SNL

Who’s Not Ready for Saturday Night Live?

On a Saturday night filled with the canned laughter of classic comedies like The Jeffersons, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart and Carol Burnett, the October 11 appearance of a live broadcast with irreverent humor and progressive politics was, well…. startling.

John Belushi 1977 SNL

Who’s Not Ready for Saturday Night Live?

On a Saturday night filled with the canned laughter of classic comedies like The Jeffersons, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart and Carol Burnett, the October 11 appearance of a live broadcast with irreverent humor and progressive politics was, well…. startling.

Snowy Screen vintage TV

The Case of the Vanished Vision

Like a snowy screen on a vintage TV set, my crystal clear, true to life sight has suddenly  disappeared. Unlike a Philco, no amount of fiddling with dials or adjustment of rabbits ears will change the situation. As a result

Snowy Screen vintage TV

The Case of the Vanished Vision

Like a snowy screen on a vintage TV set, my crystal clear, true to life sight has suddenly  disappeared. Unlike a Philco, no amount of fiddling with dials or adjustment of rabbits ears will change the situation. As a result

A Football Fan’s Fantasy

In a world where you can watch  800 channels of television shows not only on your flat screen TV but on your laptop, iPad, or iPhone, choose between a soccer match in South Africa or football in Florida, it’s hard

A Football Fan’s Fantasy

In a world where you can watch  800 channels of television shows not only on your flat screen TV but on your laptop, iPad, or iPhone, choose between a soccer match in South Africa or football in Florida, it’s hard

school girl with retro 3D glasses

History in 3D

A Front Row Seat to History Long before we slipped on our anaglyph glasses to watch 3D TV or to simply view the cover illustration of this weeks New York Times Book Review, Monsanto predicted a  three-dimensional future for the

school girl with retro 3D glasses

History in 3D

A Front Row Seat to History Long before we slipped on our anaglyph glasses to watch 3D TV or to simply view the cover illustration of this weeks New York Times Book Review, Monsanto predicted a  three-dimensional future for the