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There have been dozens of written tributes to Gene Wilder since his passing this past Monday. By all accounts, he was a wonderful, kind, sensitive man. I didn’t know the man but his friends and associates seem united in their appreciation. What I do know is his talent was special. Gene Wilder had an unusual […]

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I watched Letterman last night and he had Kevin Spacey as his guest. Dave was enjoying himself because he obviously likes and respects Spacey. One of the things I’ve always loved about Letterman is that there are certain guests that come on Dave’s show that he couldn’t possibly care less about and when these people […]

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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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Dressing up? Never cared for it. Tons of cheap candy? Loved it as a kid, now, blech! Roasted pumpkin seeds with lots of salt? Always great. But the best thing about Halloween is watching old, scary movies like “Frankenstein,” “The Wolfman,” “Dracula,” etc. And the only thing better than old horror movies are comedy horror […]

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I was never a big monster movie fan when I was a kid. As I’ve grown older, I’ve come to appreciate them more but I’m still not a blood and gore kind of guy. I’d rather enjoy a really spooky ghost story that creeps you out then watch a slasher movie. I have, however, always […]

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