Robert Osborne (1932-2017)

For those of us who eat, sleep, and breathe anything Turner Classic Movies, yesterday was an especially sad day.  TCM host Robert Osborne passed away at the age of 84. I've been reading many of the obituaries and  tributes that have been published in the past 24 hours or so (including an especially nice piece … Continue reading Robert Osborne (1932-2017)

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‘Tis A Sad Day – Maureen O’Hara Dies At 95

  Last year, I felt very honored and privileged to be able to attend an event at the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival - it was a screening of “How Green Was My Valley” and Maureen O’Hara was there! She did an interview on stage before the movie, which was hilarious (if you have a … Continue reading ‘Tis A Sad Day – Maureen O’Hara Dies At 95

Saturday Mornings Just Aren’t The Same Without Chuck Cecil & His “Swingin’ Years”

For anyone like myself living in Southern California, who happens to be a fan of Big Band music - Saturdays (and often Sundays) meant listening in to Chuck Cecil and his iconic show, “The Swingin’ Years”. The show has been on the air continuously since 1956 (it debuted on KFI) - making Chuck the host … Continue reading Saturday Mornings Just Aren’t The Same Without Chuck Cecil & His “Swingin’ Years”