Special – Profile of Mark Fidrych – The Bird Soars And Dives

DOG ASIDE: Mark Steven Fidrych (August 14, 1954 – April 13, 2009) who was nicknamed “The Bird”….was a Major League Baseball pitcher….who pitched his entire career for the Detroit Tigers (1976–1980).  In 1976, Fidrych led the major leagues with a 2.34 ERA….won the AL Rookie of the Year award….and finished with a 19–9 record.  Shortly after, injuries…

Special – Profile Of Pete Rose & Scrapbook Of NFL Pictures & Beano Cook Piece

DOG ASIDE: This video leads off with a great piece on Charlie Hustle….Pete Rose….who to some people’s thinking is the greatest hitter of all time in Major League Baseball…..as this piece focuses on the remarkable career of Pete Rose…..followed by commentary from sports columnists Dick Young of the New York Times regarding how money has…

HBO Daredevils – Part 4 – Sword Swallower & Human Fire Ball & Man In Exploding Box

DOG ASIDE: I have seen several sword swallowing performers before in my life….but I have never seen a HUMAN swallow curved swords…..like the in this video….for this guy is the best I have ever seen…..and that is followed by a stunt woman who becomes a HUMAN ball of fire….for this lady is a daredevil of…

HBO Daredevils – Part 2 – Amazing Randy & Human Cannonball & Hatchet Thrower & Double Car Cannon Roll

DOG ASIDE: Now folks, I know this is a video piece about daredevils….but these HUMANS take the cake…..cuz they are just a few cards short of a full deck….as the Amazing Randy sets a world record of being encased in a block of ice….then a man becomes a human cannonball….a feat that has over 40…

HBO Daredevils – Buddy Hooker Helicopter Jump & Henry Lamont 45′ High Dive In 12″ H2O

DOG ASIDES: HBO’s Daredevils is hosted by Robert Conrad….and involves some serious daredevils….as Webster defines daredevil as a person who without apparent fear….faces and accepts or carries out ….anything unusually dangerous. In this video piece….motorcyclist / stuntman Buddy Joe Hooker jumps 125′ feet in the air to jump over a helicopter with its blades whirling…..and…

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…