Tag Archives: Westerns

RIP Ed Asner

It was sad to hear about Ed’s passing while Kathy and I were in the middle of working on our podcasts. He was a helluva’ person! Not just a great heavy in movies/TV, but a person who put his money … Continue reading

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RIP Ennio Morricone

Ennio was probably one of the biggest composers before John Williams, namely due to his head start. Like many, I’m more familiar with his Westerns that made Clint Eastwood into a bigger star and then contributing to John Carpenter’s remake … Continue reading

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Father’s Day gift from Jennifer and my cats!

My girlfriend Jennifer is becoming a good influence in my opinion. I’ve lived in Texas for 26 years and I’ve never had anything more authentic than my Stetson hat. So she had a secret conference with Isis and Agamemnon to … Continue reading

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RIP Robert Conrad

When I was growing up, Robert was the star of a short-lived WWII show called Black Sheep Squadron. It was loosely based upon the memoirs of Pappy Boyington, a fighter pilot in command of a Marine base. He was also pretty … Continue reading

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RIP William Goldman

William’s name may only come up easily for film buffs but to the rest of us, he’s the author behind the novel and screenplay The Princess Bride. The movie tanked when it was released 31 years ago but thanks to the … Continue reading

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Blazing Saddles memorial show

I’ve seen this movie several dozen times but never on the big screen. My parents did and I vaguely recall that day, we (my brother and me) were ditched at Grandma’s house for the afternoon. Alamo’s copy had been played … Continue reading

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This month’s header is a tribute to Leonard Nimoy

I decided to go with a header like I’ve done for Superman, Batman, 1989 and William Shatner. Not necessarily as a tribute to his passing but March 26 would’ve been his 84th birthday. It’s nice to see all the outpouring … Continue reading

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