Okay, so…y’all know I’m not above borrowing a concept I’ve seen on social media and putting my own special spin on it for The Manoverse. This time the inspiration comes not from Pinterest but from Facebook. A former co-worker of mine posted it, and basically one is supposed to just indicate which of these television… Read More To TV or Not to TV??
In the 1974 Rankin/Bass stop motion classic The Year Without a Santa Claus the Jolly Old Elf isn’t feeling quite so jolly and decides that he’s going to take a vacation from delivering gifts. In much the same way Sammy Claus seriously pondered cancelling this year’s wish list, not due to any kind of illness… Read More The 2018 Sammy Claus Wish List
Television is an invention that permits you to be entertained in your living room by people you wouldn’t have in your home. – David Frost I am easily distracted and have a short attention span. In years past I could easily finish a 500 page book within a week, and not that… Read More 100 Memorable TV Characters…The Top 25
I hate television. I hate it as much as peanuts. But I can’t stop eating peanuts. – Orson Welles Welcome back!! If you haven’t checked out Part 1 yet please do. I think you’ll enjoy it. As I’ve been working on this project I’ve been amazed just how varied & wide-ranging my… Read More 100 Memorable TV Characters…Part 2
Welcome back to the 2017 Sammy Awards. If you missed Part 1 of the show please take a few moments to go back & catch up. We’ll be right here waiting patiently for your return, and then we will continue taking a fun look back at the previous year. After a few… Read More The 2017 Sammy Awards – Part 2
A semi-regular attempt to address some of life’s minutiae that might otherwise be overlooked….. – – – A few thoughts on the sad death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia… No, I don’t believe he was murdered. However, one can’t blame conspiracy types for atleast pondering the idea. The Obama Administration has proven itself to… Read More Points of Ponderation…..Episode 2.16
I feel sorry for today’s youth on a variety of levels. I just don’t think their childhoods are nearly as cool as mine was. Of course I am sure parents said the same thing about our generation. Anyway, one of the things that kids miss out on these days is memorable TV theme songs. The… Read More 25 Favorite TV Theme Songs…..Part 1
Before we get too far into 2015 it is time to take one final look back at the year that was 2014. Welcome to the 5th annual Sammy Awards, an introspective review of the previous year, as well as the world’s coolest imaginary awards show. I like to think of The Sammys as an eclectic… Read More The 2014 Sammy Awards – Part I