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"...But where would I find such a man? Why am I asking you." - Hedley Lamarr, "Blazing Saddles"

Let the CHiP Fall Where He May

October 21st, 2014

jon2In this case it was at the Chiller Theatre show in Parsippany, New Jersey on April 27, 2013. I had incorrectly assumed that Larry Wilcox, who played Jonathan “Jon” Baker opposite Erik Estrada as Ponch in the TV motorcycle cop series CHiPs. It would have seemed like a no-brainer that he would have been at a show or two, especially one where Estrada was appearing. But this show just ended up being the first one that he had been asked to – at least according to him. And right away he was clearly in the swing of some rather expensive pricing: $25 for an autograph, $15 for a photo with him. But there was no way that I wasn’t going to complete the set. Read the rest of this entry »

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gj3It’s hard to believe that 2014 saw me meeting more newly discovered members of the Our Gang than any year since 1980. Of course the Sons of the Desert convention in Hollywood this summer solidified that, and that record probably would have stood had I not met any more this year. After all, the chances of running into Dickie Moore or Annie Ross in New York were very slim, and since I didn’t plan any further trips to Hollywood, I had absolutely no reason to think I’d meet any more. But fate has always been generous with me when it comes to this topic… Read the rest of this entry »

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Petticoat Junction!

October 8th, 2014

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