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 #…

Comedy – Special – Smother Brothers Young Comedians – Maureen Murphy

DOG ASIDE: Maureen Murphy, also known as Mauro Murphy, is an Australian comedian, actress, and celebrity who was popular in the United States during the 1980s….when she appeared on HBO‘s Young Comedians with Hosts The Smothers Brothers…..as seen in this video herewith….while also appearing on  The Tonight Show and on Dom DeLuise’s television show.  Mauro Murphy…

NBA – 1987 All Star Game – 3-Pt Shootout Larry Bird & Slam Dunk Contest Michael Jordan

DOG COMMENTARY: First and foremost, this TBS production of the 1987 NBA All Star Saturday program featuring the 3-Point Shootout and the Slam Dunk Contest is unique in many ways….for it is hosted by Rick Berry….the father of Brett Berry who would win the Slam Dunk Contest at the 1996 All Star Game….and that is…

Comedy – 1978 – Chevy Chase – Special – The Art Of Physical Comedy

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy recorded more than 150 episodes of Saturday Night Live during the 1970’s and 1980’s…..and after transferring each of these episodes from Sony Betamax cassette to digital….thus having watched almost every skit from every show over a 12 year period….I can honestly say that Chevy Chase was a master of physical comedy….which is a…

Comedy – Special – Smothers Brothers Host Young Comedians – Jerry Seinfeld

DOG ASIDE: Long before Jerry Seinfield got his own comedy sitcom television show that originally ran for nine seasons on NBC from 1989 to 1998 was ever seen by American television audiences….this talented comedian was on the “stand-up circuit”….and his first ever television appearance was on this 1982 Young Comedians Special that was hosted by The Smothers…