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I was planning on putting up a post today in honor of Dave’s 70th birthday and then lo and behold, I read on┬áthe internet this morning that Dave’s mom, Dorothy, has passed away at the age of 95. My first thought after sadness for her passing and sympathy for Dave and his family is the […]

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I was in the mood for a good, hard-boiled, 1970s detective story Friday night. I considered heading to the basement to dig out my “Rockford Files” DVDs but instead went perusing my DVR list and found Paul Newman’s 1975 return as private detective Lew Harper in “The Drowning Pool.” Newman’s work as Lew Harper has […]

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David Letterman announced on his show Thursday night that he would be “retiring” and stepping down as host of “The Late Show” sometime in 2015. For me, it comes as sad news for two reasons. First of all, Dave was the last Late Night host I tuned in with any regularity. Has he been the […]

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