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Every Cup Celebration Since 1949

OK, as I write this, the 24 hour rule is over. 24 hours to be bummed, disappointed and in hockey withdrawal after the Tampa Bay Lightning season came to that abrupt end Tuesday night. And [...]

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John and Yoko Talk About Love

I found this on Rolling Stone.com. The animated feature, by the PBS’ series Blank on Blank, is derived from a series of interviews conducted between 1969 and 1972. There is remarkable candor and vulnerability. And [...]

04/23/2014

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Happy 100th Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field. It’s quite simply one of the great cathedrals. It’s seen football games, soccer, ice hockey, ski jumping, prize fights. It’s seen Babe Ruth’s “Called Shot”, the splendor of Ernie Banks and Gayle Sayers. [...]

04/22/2014

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Happy 77th Birthday Jack Nicholson

Jack’ Nicholson’s birthday is today, 4/22. He’s 77, and hasn’t done a film in 4 years. Is he retired? Or waiting for the right part? Who really knows. What I do know, or think I [...]

04/22/2014

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Jersey Boys Movie: First Look

Warner Brothers has just released the first trailer for the movie version of “Jersey Boys”. And, I for one, am psyched. We were on a family vacation to Long Island back in ’62, when the [...]

04/18/2014

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Mrs. Doubtfire Sequel In The Works

Daniel Hillard and Euphegenia Doubtfire, possibly the most redoubtable Englishwoman since the late Margaret Thatcher; are returning to the big screen. Various news outlets, including the Hollywood Reporter, are sharing the “hot flash” that Robin [...]

04/17/2014

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John Daly Hits Golf Ball Out Of Woman’s Mouth

Two-time major champion. Train-wreck, tabloid-quality (at times) personal life. Plays on sponsor exemptions, and misses the cut. Still possesses a swing from the golf gods, and ends up doing trick shots on You Tube! Go [...]

04/16/2014

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Ford Mustang Atop The Empire State Building

It’s the 50th anniversary of Ford’s Mustang, and the Blue Oval crew is pulling out all the stops. There’s plenty of activities scheduled, including week-long events beginning Thursday (4/17) at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Las [...]

04/16/2014

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Kids React To A Sony Walkman

Did you ever come across one of those “if you were born after X-date” you have no idea what something is/was charts? Like a rotary-dial telephone. Or an IBM Selectric. Or an 18 inch console [...]

04/15/2014

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Betty White’s Airline Safety Video

Betty White. 92, seemingly ageless and endlessly funny. And she does it again, with this “old school” safety video for Air New Zealand. Watch carefully — Betty’s getting by “with a little help from her [...]

04/15/2014