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From a creative comedy like “I Dream of Jeannie” to the cutthroat drama “Dallas” one quality defined Larry Hagman’s career as much as any other: Fun. The man seemed to genuinely enjoy his work up until the day he died, […]

I’ll admit I am a New York Yankees fan first and Mets, second, although the second part of that sentence can be really tough to deal with at times. As awful as the Mets have played in the second half […]

Some people wonder how football got to be America’s most popular sport. Steve Sabol, who died earlier this week, is part of the reason why. Sabol, who passed at age 69 from brain cancer, was responsible, along with his father, […]

As my anti-Archie Bunker, I learned alot from watching Sherman Hemsley play George Jefferson on The Jeffersons. Jefferson, as Archie used to call him, MORE than held his own when dealing with the racist Bunker. Although a bit anti-white himself, […]

From coast to coast and all points in between Andy Griffith was indeed America’s sherriff. Using measures of love, compassion and humor with those around him Griffith made Mayberry, Nc come to life. It’s cool for me to see the […]

My mother loved him on Family Feud and Match Game. I loved him on Hogan’s Heroes. Such was the versatility of Richard Dawson, 79, who died over the weekend due to complications related to esophageal cancer. All that kissing he […]

The passing of George Lindsey over the weekend made for sad news. The actor, who passed at 83 after a short illness, portrayed “Goober” Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and Mayberry RFD. Lindsey wasn’t a spectacular actor, mind you, […]

There’s just too much death and sadness in the news lately. It wasn’t any better Wednesday with reports of the suicide, via a single bullet to the chest, of ex-legendary NFL linebacker Junior Seau. I always regretted missing the opportunity […]