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"Look at the silly, sloppy look on his face." - Stan Laurel, "Swiss Miss"

J.J.’s Good Luck Charm

April 26th, 2016

grum3It pays to have good, later powerful, friends during childhood, because apparently they might one day make your childhood dreams come true. Greg Grunberg was a lifelong fan of Star Wars, and since he was good friends with the director of the new Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens, he managed to wiggle his way into Star Wars lore by portraying the minor role of Snap Wexley. Of course this isn’t to say that it was only Abrams who led to Grunberg’s success. After all you might catch him making appearances in TV shows like Ned and Stacey, Diagnosis Murder, and Murphy Brown prior to his recurring and somewhat larger role in J.J. Abrams’ first major success FelicityRead the rest of this entry »

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mc6Make no mistake: I love conversation pieces. Those interesting photos that might come about intentional or they might come about by happenstance. Like that famous one of Elvis and Richard Nixon, which was intentional to be sure. Or there’s that famous one of me, Jeff Conaway, and Loni Anderson that came about by happenstance…and my willingness to butt in. The one I’m going to show you here is a little of both.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Auf dem Van Der Klok

March 24th, 2016

vander3Instead of explaining the entire history of the Halloween trio of beauties and their respective doppelgängers, I might refer you back to my posting on Nancy Loomis, who became the last of the so-called doppelgängers for me to meet. At that point I had already met Kristina Klebe, even though I’m posting our encounter much much later. Such is the nature of this incredibly-behind blog of mine. But if you don’t feel like going back to that posting, I’ll briefly fill you in: Read the rest of this entry »