Special – The Chipperfields Circus – Low Wire Acrobats – Host Zero Mostel

DOG ASIDE: Chipperfield’s Circus is a long-running English family show based on the 300-year-old Chipperfield dynasty.  It can be traced back to a James Chipperfield who exhibited performing animals at the Thames Frost Fair of 1684. Through the 19th century, the circus toured the whole of England….with its growing menagerie and teams of acrobats and clowns.…

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Strohs Circle of Sports – Run For Liberty & Red Sox Pitcher Spaceman Lee

DOG COMMENTARY: There have definitely been characters in Major League Baseball…..Pitcher Dennis “Oil Can” Boyd of the Red Sox…..who had more in your face antics on the mound than you could shake a stick at….then there was Detroit Tiger Pitcher Mark “The Bird” Fidrych…who talked to his balls before he threw a pitch….and if one…

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NFL Greats – Walter Payton – Sweetness – Host Robert Conrad

DOG ASIDE:’ Walter Jerry Payton (July 25, 1953 – November 1, 1999) was an American football running back who played for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League (NFL) for thirteen seasons….only missing one game in all of the thirteen seasons.  Walter Payton was known around the NFL as “Sweetness”….as he is remembered as one of…

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Special – Triple Crown Winner Secretariat – Big Red the Great

DOG ASIDE: Horse racing is beautiful to watch…..cuz these gorgeous creatures called horses were built to run….having long tall muscular legs and hips….with powerful upper torsos….streamlined and aerodynamic….whose ears when laid back….allow them the ability to run….and that my friends…is beautiful to watch.  There may not be a creature more romanticized than the horse…..and this…

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Special – The Chipperfields Circus – Elephant Act – Host Zero Mostel

DOG COMMENTARY: It is unquestionable truth that dogs are smart…..there are centuries of evidence to prove this….so, wouldn’t it be safe to say that as evaluated by HUMANS…..dogs fall somewhere in the upper middle pack of intelligence in animals….so wouldn’t it be safe to project that most animals….for that matter most creatuires….large and small have…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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