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"I've had an interesting morning. In the last two hours I've lost my job, my apartment, my car, and my girlfriend." - John Winger, "Stripes"

Archive for March, 2016

Just Can’t Shake the McNichols’ Love

Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

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

Thursday, 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 »

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The Old Man and the Seasoned Editor

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

mariel3There are quite a few reasons that one might be interested in Mariel Hemingway. Literature buffs would be captivated about meeting the granddaughter of famed American literary giant Ernest Hemingway. Or cheesecakes buffs – or perverts – might be interested in the fact that Mariel Hemingway was a Playboy covergirl and appeared in a magazine pictorial, as well as portraying Playmate Dorothy Stratten in the acclaimed Bob Fosse film Star 80. Oscar buffs and Woody Allen fans would know Mariel as the Oscar nominee for Best Supporting Actress of 1980 for the film Manhattan. Sitcom fans would know her from her appearances on Roseanne and Becker. Read the rest of this entry »