Comedy – Comic Relief – Harry Anderson & Robin Williams & Billy Crystal & Gilda Radner & Wierd Al

DOG ASIDE: This Comic Relief video clip features some of the best comedic talent of the 1980’s including Whoopie Goldberg, Harry Anderson, Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Gilda Radner and Weird Al Yankovic…..as they entertain audiences around the world in an effort called Comic Relief….whereby these comedians along with many others gave their time and talents to…

NBA – 1984 All Star Game – Denver McNichols Arena – Dick Stockton & Tom Heinsohm & Brett Musberger

DOG ASIDE: The 34th National Basketball Association All-Star Game was played on January 29, 1984 at McNichols Sports Arena in Denver, Colorado….the home of the Denver Nuggets…..with the East squad being coached by Boston Celtics K. C. Jones….and the West squad was coached by Utah Jazz Frank Layden.  Starters for the East were the Celtics…

Music – Paul Simon – One Trick Pony & Swallowed By A Song & 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover

DOG ASIDE: Paul Frederic Simon (born October 13, 1941) is an American musician, singer-songwriter and actor….whose fame, influence, and commercial success began as part of the duo Simon & Garfunkel….which was formed in 1964 with musical partner Art Garfunkel. Simon wrote nearly all of the pair’s songs….including three that reached No. 1 on the U.S.…

Comedy – Special – Chevy Chase Hosts Young Comedians – Irv Burton & Denny Johnson

DOG ASIDE: This vintage comedy video features two comedians who have long been forgotten in the annals of comedic history….but Irv Burton and Denny Johnson were both very funny guys…..as Irv Burton does a hillarious King Kong comedy portrayal….followed by some really great physical comedy and music comedy stuff….for this guy was highly energetic and full…

Music – Ray Charles – Gonna Be A Bright Sun Shiny Day & She’s Long Gone Now & Tell Me What Did I Say

DOG ASIDE: The incomparable Ray Charles performed at Austin City Limits on three (3) different occasions….in 1980, 1984 (as seen in this video herewith) and for the 1997 ACL Legends classic….and on each occasion….the man and his music brought the house down….for my Bone Daddy was at Brother Ray’s 1980 performance….saying that even in a…

NCAA Football – 1985 SWC Game Of Week – Texas Longhorns VS TCU Horned Frogs

DOG ASIDE: This 1985 Southwest Conference Game of the Week between the Texas Longhorns vs the TCU Horned Frogs was aired on HSE (Home Sports and Entertainment) Network on November 16, 1985…..as the Longhorns entered the game with a 6 – 2 record….while the Horned Frogs were 3 – 6 coming into the game. Texas…

Music Comedy – Martin Mull – I’ve Played Some Shitholes Before, But This Takes The Cake & I Want To Be God

DOG ASIDE: Martin Mull has been entertaining folks on stage, in film and on television for the better part of 50 years since his first stage performance in 1970….for he is truly a talented person….having gained acclaim for his songwriting, his stand-up comedy, his television sitcom comedy and his unique roles in Hollywood movies. What…

NCAA Football – 1986 SWC – Thanksgiving Day – Texas Longhorns VS Texas Aggies

DOG ASIDE: The 1986 version of the Southwest Conference Thanksgiving Day Classic between The University of Texas and Texas A & M University was the last game in which Longhorn Coach Fred Akers would coach after being at the helm in Austin for 10 years and two (2) SWC Championships. The Aggies were led by…

NCAA Football – 1985 SWC Game of Week – Texas Longhorns VS Texas Tech Red Raiders

DOG ASIDE: The 1985 Texas Longhorns football team represented the University of Texas at Austin in the 1985 NCAA Division I-A football season in the Southwest Conference….finishing the season with 8 wins 3 losses….while finishing the Soutwest Conference with a 6 win 2 loss record….finishing in a tie with # 12 Arkansas University and #…