Sports Special – Bobby Thompson HR & Immaculate Reception & Pete Rose & Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: When you have as much video as I have to sort through and choose from…..it often becomes refreshing to post a sports special program like this one….cuz I get to share some really good footage of various athletes, events and achievement that have and will stand the test of time….and always be fun…

1979 ESPN Cheerleading Competition – South Carolina University & Alabama University

DOG ASIDE: In 1979, ESPN was in its 2nd year of existence….having been founded in 1978 as a satellite provider to cable operators (CATV) around the country….which meant that they were in no position to compete with network television sports & entertainment providers like NBC, CBS, ABC and even USA…..resulting in the fact that they…

Robin Williams – The Irish Soldier & Elmer Fudd Sings Springsteen & The Paper Boy

DOG ASIDE: Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970’s….he is credited with leading San Francisco’s comedy renaissance.  After rising to fame as Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy (1978–82), he went on to establish…

Red Skelton – The Drive In Theatre & Lacuufff Noi – The Sculpter & Clem Kaddidilehopper

DOG ASIDE: A mime or mime artist (from Greek μῖμος, mimos, “imitator, actor”) is someone who uses mime as a theatrical medium….or as a performance art involving miming….or the acting out a story through body motions without use of speech. In earlier times, in English, such a performer would typically be referred to as a mummer.  Miming is…

Comedy & Mime – Red Skelton Stand Up & Shields And Yarnell As The Kinkers At Breakfast

DOG ASIDE: Performing the “Doughnut Dunkers” routine led to Red Skelton’s first appearance on Rudy Vallée’s The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour on August 12, 1937. Vallée’s program had a talent show segment….and those who were searching for stardom were eager to be heard on it….plus Vallée also booked veteran comic and fellow Indiana native Joe Cook…

Red Skelton – The Eiffel Tower &, The Standing Ovation & Freddie the Freeloader

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy grew up with the Red Skelton Show….as he says he remembers back to 1951…..when he and his family would all gather in the living room to watch The Red Skelton Show each week.  Now folks….this was black & white television with “rabbit ears” antennas….so, first of all…what the heck is black…

Red Skelton Mime – Man Who Makes Greek Restaurant Salads & Life And Death Of A Flower

DOG ASIDE: Red Skelton ranks as one of my all time favorite comedians…..he was simply a cut above the rest….for two significant reasons in my book….one, he never had to use a curse word in his 70 years of performing….a statement that very few entertainers who last that long could ever say….and two, he could…

Mime – Red Skelton & Marcel Marceau – The Lion Tamer & A Piece Of Bacon Frying

DOG ASIDE: Richard Bernard “Red” Skelton (July 18, 1913 – September 17, 1997) was an American entertainer. He was best known for his national radio and television acts between 1937 and 1971….and as host of the television program The Red Skelton Show….who has stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his work in radio and…