A review of the 1966 short film Paddle To The Sea, based on the 1941 children’s book by Holling C. Holling about a wooden carved Indian in a canoe following its journey floating from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean. Generations of children were introduced to the film by its frequent showings in elementary schools through the 1970s and 80s.
I take a look at Sean Connery’s life, his films and some gossip about the actor who found fame playing James Bond and remained one of the most popular and successful actors for decades
Monster Cereals – Count Chocula, Franken Berry, Boo Berry, Fruit Brute & Yummy Mummy hold a fun nostaligic affection for fans. I take a look at the history of the cereal line, the characters and how they gained and continue to attract such passionate followers
A look back at the 1978 film Faces of Death and how it became a rite of passage movie that adolescents dared to watch during the VHS era to see just how scary, gross and disturbing it actualy was
In 1966 Raquel Welch skyrocketed to fame starring in One Million Years B.C. Her career has suffered ups and downs, she has gained a reputation as being one of the most ‘difficult’ actresses in Hollywood, but has continued to remain popular, busy and successful. I take a comprehensive biographical look at her life, career, stories of her difficult reputation and some gossip.
Toys “R” Us, the toy store that was once the ultimate destination for millions of children is closing its doors forever. It’s time to reflect on what made that place so special, embrace some memories and mourn the fact there will no longer be any new Toys “R” kids in the future
For nearly fifty years Guy Lombardo was Mr. New Year’s Eve, he and his Royal Canadians orchestra rang in the New Year for millions of viewers and listeners
The 1980s game show Press Your Luck made the history when in 1984 contestant Michael Larson had beat the game and at the time won a record amount of money
Once upon a time McDonalds was a fun place to go, everyone would go there for a salty unhealthy meal and feel absolutely no guilt about it
Postcards, what was once a required item to buy on vacation and mail back to friends and family back home, postcards are now struggling for survival
Remembering beautiful actress/singer Christine McIntyre whose most lasting legacy is her association with her numerous roles in Three Stooges shorts
The Price Is Right became a favorite gameshow for viewers, it starred host Bob Barker and featured beautiful models that would become known as the beloved Barker’s Beauties
I look back and remember Vanity aka Denise Matthews, actress, singer and model whose popularity soared in the 1980s