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…

Special – Interview With Monday Night Football Commentator – O J Simpson

DOG ASIDE: There may not be another story of a heralded athlete that is more diverse and convoluted than the story of The Juice, O J Simpson.  Orenthal James “O. J.” Simpson (born July 9, 1947)….nicknamed “the Juice”….is a retired American football player, broadcaster, actor, and convicted felon currently incarcerated at the Lovelock Correctional Center in…

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 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…

Special Abracadabra It Is Magic Host Dick Cavett Part 2

DOG ASIDE: Magic shows consist of many types of magic….and even more types of magic tricks….which are typically known by names and short phrases….like Asrah Levitation, Battle of the Barrels, Bill in Lemon, Bullet Catch, Cabinet Escape, Dagger Head Box, Dismemberment, Guillotin, Vanish Coin, Metamorphosis and Predicament Escape…..and so many more…..but they are all MAGIC…..and…

Special – Abracadabra It Is Magic – Host Dick Cavett – Part 1

DOG ASIDE:

Dick Cavett hosts a 3-part series called “Abracadabra It Is Magic”…..as he brings some of the finest magicians in the world together for this fascinating magic show…..from illusionists to prestidigitation masters of the art of magic….so, tell me….is there anyone alive who doesn’t like magic?…..if there is….they probably don’t like ice cream either.