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Archive for March, 2010

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Willie Aames

Saturday, March 27th, 2010

If only…if only…if only they could all be like Willie Aames, life for the autograph collector and celebrity encounter freak would be so much easier. Although I wasn’t the biggest of fans of Eight Is Enough, it is one of those shows that I would typically catch if I was home in front of the TV when it came on during the late 1970’s. Willie Aames played Tommy, the middle of the three boys in the Bradford family. Read the rest of this entry »

Neighbor, Would You Be Mine?

Thursday, March 25th, 2010

Despite the slow talking drawl, despite the incessant smile, despite the fact that in the real world he might be mistaken for a creepy pedophile, I’d still loved to have had Mr. Rogers as my neighbor. I grew up on the PBS staples of Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, Sesame Street, The Electric Company, and Zoom – which each succeeding show for an older audicence than the one before. But even when I was ready for Zoom, I still secretly adored Mr. Rogers and the comforting make-believe surroundings he created. Read the rest of this entry »

Jay and Silent Brad

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Sure, the joke eventually got a little old. But one of the highlights of some of the early Kevin Smith films involved the characters of Jay and Silent Bob – portrayed respectively by Jason Mewes and the director himself, Kevin Smith. They first made their appearance in Clerks, a black and white gem detailing a day in the life of two clerks in a convenience store and a video rental store. Jay and Silent Bob did virtually nothing but hang around. Jay babbled on and on incessantly, and you can guess what Silent Bob did. Read the rest of this entry »