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Don Rickles: 1926-2017

Don Rickles, the comedian known as the 'merchant of venom' for his unique brand of insult comedy, died Thursday about a month shy of his 91st birthday.
Life

My 10 Favorite Comedy Movies

When it comes to comedy movies, my taste seems to be different from most everyone else's, so you might be surprised by my list. I'm not a fan of over-the-top silly comedies. That's why I tend to be the one scratching his head when I hear people talk about a...
Entertainment

My 10 Favorite Alfred Hitchcock Movies

Since it's almost Halloween, what better time to pick some favorite movies from the master of suspense, Alfred Hitchcock! Here's my list of Hitchcock movies. Some of them, like The Birds, may feel very dated because today's computer-generated special effects make the technology of the day when those films were...
Television

12 Movies on TV I’ll Always Stop and Watch

As a general rule, I don't like watching movies on TV because of endless commercial breaks and editing, but these are an automatic exception. The other day I was talking with a friend of mine about the “old days” of TV when there were three main channels to choose from and...
Television

RIP Abe Vigoda (This Time, It’s For Real)

Actor Abe Vigoda, whose death had been erroneously reported three decades earlier, has died at age 94. Novelist Mark Twain was on a speaking tour in London in May, 1897, when a rumor about his failing health began circulating. The rumor evolved into one of Twain's passing. When a reporter...
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