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The Fate of Alice Garvey

November 16th, 2016

alice1Fans of Little House on the Prairie typically remember the show as fun and at times whimsical, but also will recall being moved to tears on many occasions. In fact at times the trials that the Ingalls family and their friends could be downright horrific. Perhaps there was no other storyline that even approached the anguish as the Season 6 episode when Albert inadvertently started a fire in the school for the blind. Jonathan Garvey’s wife Alice went up in flames as we watched her desperately try to beat her way out of the window holding Mary Ingalls’ baby, who also perished. Read the rest of this entry »

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A Bob of Her Own

November 14th, 2016

megan3I was excited to meet Megan Cavanagh when she appeared at the Hollywood Show on July 9, 2016. In the past, I have been similarly excited to meet cast members of important shows to me, only to find that they didn’t bring any photos along of said show. In a couple of cases, this caused me to bypass them altogether. This wouldn’t happen now as I’d simply go for the photo op. But fortunately that wasn’t the case here. Megan’s claim to fame to most fans was the fact that she portrayed Marla Hooch in the successful 1992 film A League of Their Own. Then she reprised the character when the series got its own TV sitcom with the same title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dream a Little Natty

October 14th, 2016

ms1I very seldom pass up the chance to meet a Disney celeb, and although the 1980’s saw the decline of quality live action films coming out of the studios, I’m a bit surprised at myself for passing up meeting Meredith Salenger when I had the chance at one of the Hollywood Shows back in the late 2000’s. Granted my criteria has somewhat loosened in more recent years, but any way you slice it, she would have been a cool person to meet.  Read the rest of this entry »