Special – HBO – Strippers – An American Original – Host Gwen Verdon – Part 3

DOG ASIDE: In this final segment of HBO’s Strippers….a beautiful black American singer and dancer named Josephine Bateman….took Paris and the Champs Elesees by a storm of unveiling or disrobing….as her case may be. The video shows us how Burlesque and Striptease grew by leaps and bounds after World War II in American….as there was…

Special – HBO – Strippers – An American Original – Host Gwen Verdon – Part 2

DOG ASIDE: In part 2 of Strippers narrated by Gwen Verdon shows footage of Little Egypt at the Chicago World’s Fair in 1896….as Sally Rand performed at 40 years later at the Chicago World’s Fair again…..which was taking place during the height of The Depression….as Sally Rand saved the Fair with her striptease version of…

Special – HBO – Strippers – An American Original – Host Gwen Verdon – Part 1

DOG ASIDE: Gwenyth Evelyn “Gwen” Verdon (January 13, 1925 – October 18, 2000) was an American actress and dancer….who won four Tony awards for her musical comedy performances….while also serving as the non-credited choreographers assistant and specialty dance coach for both theater and film. With flaming red hair and a quaver in her voice….Verdon was…

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…