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Archive for July, 2013

gn20It had been a great week in New York city and just as soon as I had grown accustomed to the Big Apple and its ultra-convenient subway system, it was time to leave Manhattan behind and begin the second portion of the two-week trip – which would be continued on the road. I slept in as long as I possibly could before packing up, but was still able to meet Bob and his merry band of travelers down in the lobby by 10am. A shuttle picked us up shortly thereafter and we headed out of the city toward Newark, New Jersey and the Liberty International Airport. It was Friday, May 31, 2013, and it was time for Phase B of our New York trip. Read the rest of this entry »

ilanIlan Mitchell-Smith’s presence at the Chiller Theatre show in Parsippany, New Jersey on April 27, 2013, was enough of a clincher for me to actually purchase my plane ticket to attend it. Sure, there were others, but it would have just been too incredibly painful to miss knowing that he would finally be making an appearance. Actually, this was his second autograph show; I had read recently of a Weird Science reunion at the Blood at the Beach event in Virginia Beach – but only after it occurred – at which he showed up for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

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Wednesday, July 17th, 2013

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cruz2Okay, it’s a bit of a stretch to call Brandon Cruz my best friend. He probably wouldn’t even recognize me on the street – but it’s still a fun theme song by Harry Nilsson to quote. The theme song in question is to the TV series The Courtship of Eddie’s Father in which Brandon Cruz played young Eddie Corbett, the son of ‘Mr. Eddie’s Father’ – aka Tom Corbett, played by Bill Bixby. The low-key family sitcom last three seasons from 1969-1972. I remember it best for its quiet and subdued use of the laugh track. Interestingly Cruz and Bixby would re-unite in an episode of The Incredible Hulk in 1978. Read the rest of this entry »

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Friday, July 12th, 2013

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