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Tag Archives: Conan O’Brien

Happy Birthday to one of the most talented men in the history of American entertainment! I love Carl Reiner for numerous reasons and projects that he has given the world. Nevertheless, he could have invented the light bulb and I still wouldn’t have been as grateful for that daily necessity as I am for his […]

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Orson Welles would have been 100 years old today. That’s a strange line to write because Welles always seemed to be 100 years old, even when he was 20 or 30 or 50 years of age. There was a  timeless quality about Welles. It was as if he was the “first storyteller” and he’d  been […]

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Still reeling from the loss of the great Caesar. Of course, just as I figured, his passing was but briefly noted as he had outlived his recognition among the masses. I continue to watch many of the old clips and enjoy them as though it was the first time I’ve seen them . . . […]

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