With the latest Bond film, Spectre, in theaters, and considering I’ve been writing about 50-year-old things this year, it’s a good time to take a look at 007’s battles with SPECTRE a half-century ago in a film billed as “The Biggest Bond of All.” Hitting
Earlier this week I pulled into the driveway after work and saw Grace and Scott “galloping” around in the front yard. Grace explained that they were “riding their turkeys.” She saddled up again and gave me a demonstration. “If you make this sound, he goes
Comic book artist Murphy Anderson passed away on Oct. 23, and while I always knew I liked his work, it hadn’t occurred to me until now just how many of the most powerful and best-remembered images of my childhood flowed from his brush. I was a “Bronze Age” kid,
Why wait ’til 2016? It was better in 1949.
The first week of this month, we enjoyed a relaxing week in the Outer Banks with Grandma and Grandpa. We managed to get the same house we had 3 years ago (even though I was convinced for some reason it had been razed by a
Help!, the Beatles’ second motion picture, arrived in American theaters fifty years ago this month. Like its predecessor A Hard Day’s Night, it was directed by Richard Lester and featured a number of new songs, a frantic pace and screwball humor, with the Fab Four