Sports Special – Bobby Thompson HR & Immaculate Reception & Pete Rose & Joe Namath

DOG ASIDE: When you have as much video as I have to sort through and choose from…..it often becomes refreshing to post a sports special program like this one….cuz I get to share some really good footage of various athletes, events and achievement that have and will stand the test of time….and always be fun…

1983 World Championship Mesquite Rodeo – Bare Back Riding & Saddle Bronc Riding

DOG ASIDE: Bareback bronc riding is an event  in rodeo.  Bareback bronc riding is one of the most physically demanding events in rodeo….with a high injury rate. Cowboys ride the bucking horse one-handed and cannot touch or hang onto anything with their free hand. They use a leather rigging that includes a handle that resembles…

1979 ESPN Cheerleading Competition – South Carolina University & Alabama University

DOG ASIDE: In 1979, ESPN was in its 2nd year of existence….having been founded in 1978 as a satellite provider to cable operators (CATV) around the country….which meant that they were in no position to compete with network television sports & entertainment providers like NBC, CBS, ABC and even USA…..resulting in the fact that they…

Robin Williams – The Irish Soldier & Elmer Fudd Sings Springsteen & The Paper Boy

DOG ASIDE: Robin McLaurin Williams (July 21, 1951 – August 11, 2014) was an American actor and comedian. Starting as a stand-up comedian in San Francisco and Los Angeles in the mid-1970’s….he is credited with leading San Francisco’s comedy renaissance.  After rising to fame as Mork in the sitcom Mork & Mindy (1978–82), he went on to establish…

Track & Field 1985 New York Womens Mini Marathon Featuring Joan Benoit

DOG ASIDE: Women’s marathon runner Joan Benoit was the reason for Bone Daddy’s infamous Olympic fan record at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics…..as the first event that BD saw live after arriving for the L A Games was the women’s marathon….which Joan Benoit won.  It was such an exciting victory around town amongst Olympic fans…

Track & Field 1983 US Outdoor Championship featuring sprinter Carl Lewis & 400m hurdler Edwin Moses

DOG ASIDE: There were many stars on the Los Angeles horizon during the entire 1984 Summer Olympics….just U S stars alone include Mary Lou Retton, Jeff Blatnick, Michael Jordan, Evelyn Ashford, Greg Louganis, et al….I could go on and on…..but by the time that sprinter Carl Lewis and 400m hurdler Edwin Moses reach the L…

Red Skelton – The Drive In Theatre & Lacuufff Noi – The Sculpter & Clem Kaddidilehopper

DOG ASIDE: A mime or mime artist (from Greek μῖμος, mimos, “imitator, actor”) is someone who uses mime as a theatrical medium….or as a performance art involving miming….or the acting out a story through body motions without use of speech. In earlier times, in English, such a performer would typically be referred to as a mummer.  Miming is…

Comedy & Mime – Red Skelton Stand Up & Shields And Yarnell As The Kinkers At Breakfast

DOG ASIDE: Performing the “Doughnut Dunkers” routine led to Red Skelton’s first appearance on Rudy Vallée’s The Fleischmann’s Yeast Hour on August 12, 1937. Vallée’s program had a talent show segment….and those who were searching for stardom were eager to be heard on it….plus Vallée also booked veteran comic and fellow Indiana native Joe Cook…

Red Skelton – The Eiffel Tower &, The Standing Ovation & Freddie the Freeloader

DOG ASIDE: Bone Daddy grew up with the Red Skelton Show….as he says he remembers back to 1951…..when he and his family would all gather in the living room to watch The Red Skelton Show each week.  Now folks….this was black & white television with “rabbit ears” antennas….so, first of all…what the heck is black…