Category Archives: Movies / TV

Hollywood Squares Ha Ha

From my brother in law David You remember the Original Hollywood Squares and its comics, this may bring a tear to your eyes. These great questions and answers are from the days when the “Hollywood Squares” game show responses were spontaneous and clever, not scripted and (often) dull, as they are now. Peter Marshall was […]

SEASON OF THE WITCH by Julie Driscoll and Trinity

Young boys like older women. In the 1960s old meant Brigitte Bardot, Peggy Lipton of the Mod Squad, and my favorite was Julie Driscoll who sang for Brian Auger and Trinity. She wore mod clothes. Her make-up was exotic. Her manner symbolized hip London. I dreamed about meeting her. I never came closer than buying […]

WILD IN THE STREETS

1968 was a time of revolution in Paris, Mexico, Chicago, Saigon, Prague. Most were put down bloodily by the forces of repression. The young attacking the young at the behest of the over-30s. A young writer Robert Thom wrote a short story WILD IN THE STREETS and Hollywood capitalized on its call to trust no […]

Mark Frechette ZABRISKIE POINT

“As you get old, you forget. As you get older you are forgotten.” James Steele Some of us never get to be old or even older, especially those doomed by the James Dean’s curse ‘live fast, die, and leave a good-looking corpse’. Few men of the counter culture were as good-looking as Mark Frechette. In […]

Back To Star Trek

According to the intro to the original STAR TREK TV series ‘Space is the final frontier’. Captain James T. Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise voyaged through the Cosmos from 1966 to 1969 Several Star Trek series followed the original, but in 2005 ENTERPRISE was not renewed, despite fans raising $32 million to finance […]