Steve Martin – While In The Wild & Tap Dancing With Gregory Hines & Emperor Rudolph

DOG ASIDE: Stephen Glenn “Steve” Martin (born August 14, 1945) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and musician….who came to public notice as a writer for the Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour….and later became a frequent guest on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.  In the 1970’s, Martin performed his offbeat, absurdist comedy routines before packed houses…

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Comedy – Andy Kaufman – playing the bongos & speaking in foriegn tongues

DOG ASIDE: Andy Kaufman was a unique as an entertainer and comic can get…..as he first caught major attention with a character known as Foreign Man….who claimed to be from Caspiar (a fictional island in the Caspian Sea).  As this character, Kaufman would appear on the stage of comedy clubs….play a recording of the theme from…

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Comedy – Bette Midler – The Divine Miss M – Live in Concert

DOG ASIDE: One of this lil ole Chiweenie’s favorite entertainers is The Divine Miss M, Bette Midler. Bone Daddy saw her live concert in Austin, TX in the mid-1980’s….playing her CD’s often….and I just fell in love with her ability to sing, tell jokes and perform stage productions….and this live concert is evidence of the…

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Those Fabulous Clowns – Marx Brothers & Three Stooges & Abbot n Costello & Laurel n Hardy

DOG ASIDE: The Marx Brothers were a family comedy act that was successful in vaudeville, on Broadway, and in motion pictures from 1905 to 1949. Five of the Marx Brothers’ thirteen feature films were selected by the American Film Institute (AFI) as among the top 100 comedy films….with two of them (Duck Soup and A…

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Bob Hope’s Road To Hollywood – Virginia Mayo & Dorothy Lamore & Bing Crosby imasportsphile

DOG ASIDE: In Bob Hope’s long and storied career in show business of more than 80 years…..he was able to accomplish a great deal….while sharing the stage with many great artists….but none any bigger than Dorothy Lamore and Bing Crosby….with whom he did his famous “Road Movies”.  In this video clip….we get to revisit many…

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12 Rnd Continental Americas Welterweight Title Fight – Davey Hilton VS Dennis Horne

DOG ASIDE: Dave “Davey” Hilton, Jr. (born December 9, 1963) is a former boxing world champion. He is a member of the Fighting Hilton Family and is the former brother-in-law of Arturo Gatti.  He held the WBC super middleweight title briefly after defeating Dingaan Thobela in December 2000….but shortly thereafter….the WBC stripped it from him…

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10 Rnd Light Heavyweight Bout – Dwight Muhammad Quawi VS Ossie Ocasio

DOG ASIDE: Dwight Muhammad Qawi (born Dwight Braxton; January 5, 1953) is an American former professional boxer….who won world titles at light heavyweight and cruiserweight. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2004.  He went 1-1-1 in his first three pro fights….but then reeled off 14 straight victories to move into the…

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Boxing Special – Tribute To The Brown Bomber – Joe Louis

DOG ASIDE: Joseph Louis Barrow (May 13, 1914 – April 12, 1981)….best known as Joe Louis….was an American professional boxer.  He held the world heavyweight championship from 1937 to 1949….and is considered to be one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. Nicknamed the “Brown Bomber”….Louis helped elevate boxing from a decline in popularity in…

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