HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 2 – Willie Tyler and Lester

DOG ASIDE: Willie Tyler (born September 8, 1940) is an American ventriloquist, comedian and actor….as most of the time he is credited as Willie Tyler and Lester or Willie Tyler & Lester.  He has appeared in many television commercials, sitcoms, and movies. He got his first big break in 1972 on Rowan & Martin’s Laugh-In.…

HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 1 – Jay Johnson n Filadendra & Chris Kirby

DOG ASIDE: In the segment of HBO’s Blockheads ventriloquism show…..hostess Marianne Hartley introduces a phenomenal ventriloquist Jay Johnson and his talking plant Fhiladendra….which is hilarious and creative…..with Johnson being followed by Australian ventriloquist Kris Kirby…..who does a bit with his buddy Terry….and then does a weird by funny piece about a man and a woman…

HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 4 – Jay Johnson

DOG ASIDE: Jay Johnson (born July 11, 1949 in Lubbock, Texas…folks, he’s a West Texas boy….and cuz he’s from West Texas…I know him….cuz I’ll bet a dollar to a hole in a donut that he’s just like every other West Texas boy that I know….ie: Bone Daddy…..anyway, Johnson grew up in Richardson, Texas) is a ventriloquist…

HBO Blockheads Ventriloquism Show – Part 3 – Terry Rogers & Shorty Harris

Terri Rogers, born Ivan Southgate (4 May 1937 – 30 May 1999) was a transsexual English ventriloquist and magician  Rogers was born in Ipswich….was a somewhat isolated youth….but determined to build a career in variety.  Rogers developed a technically highly proficient ventriloquism act with her ventriloquist figure Shorty Harris….first of all appearing as a supporting…

Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 5 – Boxing & Volleyball & Weightlifting & Fencing

DOG ASIDE: Some events of Animalympics are only referenced….rather than being covered. In the song “We’ve Made It to the Top”….various events are shown that are otherwise not covered like Hammer Throw, Shotput, Javelin, Cycling, Relay Racing and Discus……and probably the best part of it all is that four folks created all the voices and manerisms of the athletes as…

Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 4 – Ice Hockey & Track & Swimming & Diving

DOG COMMENTARY: Animalympics is soooooooo gooooood and fun to watch……as not only is the story line great….cuz can you just imagine if the animals of the world were to compete in Olympic sports…..well, they do….in this awesome 5-part video set….as each segment provides a wonderful perspective of what types of animals would compete in which…

Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 3 – Soccer & Marathon & Snow Skiing & Bobsled

DOG PHILOSOPHY: The animation movie “Animal Olympics” is simply wonderful…..and if you even think you might be a Sportsphile….then I know you love the Olympics….a place where the whole world….big areas and small areas….come together…in a mindset of respectful competition between national teams….which brings fans of the most fanatical nature….under one roof in peaceful harmony…..a…

Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 2 – Figure Skating & Boxing & Track n Field

DOG ASIDE: Many of the segments of Animalympics stand alone….plus there are some recurring events and important characters. The largest such story is the coverage of the marathon….where competitors René Fromage and Kit Mambo are the favorites to win. Both are determined to win with Fromage having devoted his entire life to the marathon….while Mambo…

Animation Movie – Animalympics – Part 1 – Flame Journey & Marathon & Gymnastics imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: Animalympics is a 1980 animated film produced by Lisberger Studios….and released by Warner Bros.  It was the third animated feature film presented with Dolby sound. Originally commissioned by the NBC network as two separate specials…it spoofs the Summer and Winter Olympic Games….and features the voices of Billy Crystal, Gilda Radner, Harry Shearer and Michael…